The one and only genuinely hip Soviet car, the ZAZ-969 “Zaporozhets”, is transformed here into an awesome Japan-inspired coupe. There were different kinds of “Zaporozhets” cars in the USSR: “ushastyi” (jug-eared), “gorbatyi” (humpbacked) — but no coupes, that’s for sure.Andrey Tkachenko
It’s easy to imagine this “Night Hawk” (based on the Zil-112 C) flying the midnight streets of Moscow, its polished sides catching the gleams of the street lamps.Andrey Tkachenko
Initially, the GAZ-13 “Chayka” (Seagull) was an executive car used by Soviet top officials. This one could easily be used by a superhero (or the Secretary General of the USSR — when in besuited “civilian identity” mode).Andrey Tkachenko
This one is a custom racing version of the Izh-2125: perfect for winning races. Check out the x-cut headlights!Andrey Tkachenko
When a GAZ-21 “Volga” turns into a roadster, the result is the “Volgaster”. Looks a bit like a Bentley or Jaguar, don’t you think? Only better?Andrey Tkachenko
We’re not sure what model this is, but it seems to have quite a tired look. Maybe better take the bike down?Andrey Tkachenko
Time to remember the movie “Cars”: this is Mack, an alternative Soviet version. The car hauler “Cuban” is designed for the “Cossack Racing Team.”Andrey Tkachenko
It’s hard to differentiate this custom version of the RAF-977 “Latvia” minibus from some kind of retro-futuristic train.Andrey Tkachenko
Wow! An ice cream selling truck combining wheels with chain tracks — this ZIS-42-based wonder can reach ice cream hungry children no matter how remote!Andrey Tkachenko
This beast is called the “Snow Rat,” created on the basis of the GAZ-68. Just take a look at those mighty chain trucks! Even the heaviest snow stands no chance.Andrey Tkachenko
This picture sparks the imagination. The original tractor in this custom work is called the “Stalinets-65” (the name derives from Stalin); there is a beautiful girl, the red communist flag and a gorgeous sunset in the background; and the machine seems to be turning up the soil for the coming harvest. The name “Peredovik” (leading worker), along with the tunnel-vision driver and plumes of thick smoke, add daredevil spirit!Andrey Tkachenko
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