15 Russian Oligarch Exclusive Car for Sale

Russian Oligarch Exclusive Car for Sale

A unique car is for sale on one of the Russian classifieds websites. As the story goes the car was
custom made for a famous rich person who died three months before the car was delivered to him.
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9 ISIS Armored Vehicles Captured During Battle for Oil Fields in Syria on Expo in Moscow

ISIS Armored Vehicles Captured During Battle for Oil Fields in Syria on Expo in Moscow

  During a battle for the control of an oil field called "Shaer", the Russian army captured a number of heavily modified ISIS armored vehicles. Now they have taken them to Moscow and have put them on display in "Patriot" park for
everyone to see. The white numbers and letters on the doors, etc, show the thickness of the self-made armored plates - the one above has 25mm thick armor on a door and 15mm armored plates on a turret. Here are some more:
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4 And Old ZIL-157 Truck Restored to Look Like New

And Old ZIL-157 Truck Restored to Look Like New

A dinosaur. Pretty cool job of restoring it.
Can probably serve another 150 years now.
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2 Weird Photos from Russian Gas Stations

Weird Photos from Russian Gas Stations

A few photos of the times things didn't
go as expected at Russian gas stations.
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14 Troubled Fate of Moscow Car Sharing

Troubled Fate of Moscow Car Sharing

Carsharing or car sharing (AU, NZ, CA, & US) or car clubs (UK) is a type of car rental where people rent cars for short periods of time, often by the hour. They are attractive to customers who make only occasional use of a vehicle, as well as others who would like occasional access to a vehicle of a different type than the type they use day-to-day. The organization renting the cars may be a commercial business or the users
may be organized as a company, public agency, cooperative, or ad hoc grouping. Carsharing is part of a larger trend of shared mobility. Shared mobility includes all modes of travel that offer short-term access to transportation on an as-needed basis either for personal transportation or goods delivery. However, in Moscow people think it's a source for free car parts, too. Here are some photos.
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5 Soviet Tesla: Electric Lada from 30 Years Ago That Was Mass Produced

Soviet Tesla: Electric Lada from 30 Years Ago That Was Mass Produced

People admire the rise of electric cars these days. The Tesla Model S is said to be revolutionary and to have changed the way electric cars are
marketed and accepted in the world. Every brand is trying to come up with its own electric car. However, LADA had one back in 1980s.
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3 Soviet Restored GAZ-69  Vehicle

Soviet Restored GAZ-69 Vehicle

According to the photographer, when he bought this car it couldn't even move on its own. So
the car was totally disassembled, including transmissions, engine and other large parts.
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6 Vintage Pedal Cars of Soviet kids

Vintage Pedal Cars of Soviet kids

Now they don't make them anymore. They don't even make ones relatively similar to them. As an alternative you can get a plastic car or the maximum cool stuff now is an electric toy car that you can drive, which is also mostly made of plastic. However, sometime
before that they were making real metal toy cars that kids could drive by pedalling them. They were relatively hard to break and were often passed from father to son.  Some of them have survived until our days. Here is a collection of them.
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6 Proto Bread Loaf Vans of USSR

Proto Bread Loaf Vans of USSR

  The Bukhanka or UAZ-452 is a family of off-road vans that have been produced at the Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant (UAZ) since 1965. They are
still being produced and sold today. In fact, this is one of the most widely used ambulance vans in the countryside today in Russia
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0 Restoration of old Soviet Vespa Clone: Cargo Scooter Vyatka MG-150

Restoration of old Soviet Vespa Clone: Cargo Scooter Vyatka MG-150

A group of enthusiasts restored a 1960's
Soviet cargo scooter "Vyatka MG-150".
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