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    Immaculate Volga's Cold War style elicits warm smiles

    1976 Volga GAZ-24 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Sometimes, it's the unlikely stuff that gets the best reactions. At a show where the supercar circle boasted the likes of a Schuppan 962CR and James Glickenhaus' Ferrari P4/5, across the field, car of decidedly more modest origin was ...

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    Dartz creates car to commemorate Russian SUV whale penis debacle

    Dartz Whalewatch Penisguard – Click above to view high-res image gallery
    Warning: if reading the word "penis" over and over again makes you uncomfortable, you might want to avert your eyes. First of all, the real story here is that Russian super-SUV maker Dartz never wanted to use whale ...

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    It's not a Sebring. Volga begins production of Siber sedan

    Click above for more shots of the Volga SiberFeaturing a slightly revised front and rear fascia on a previous-generation Chrysler Sebring chassis, GAZ has resuscitated the Volga brand name with the Siber sedan. In the words of Sergey Zanozin, Chairman of the GAZ Group, "The GAZ Group has started to ...

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    Russia now Europe's biggest automotive market

    Russia has just passed Germany as Europe's largest market for new car sales -- for the first half of the year, at least. In fact, Russian consumers managed to snatch up 41% more cars for the first half of this year as compared to the previous year. Not only that, but the vehicles being sold in ...

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    Slimy red car found oozing on Russian city street

    We've seen badly-painted cars before, some with store-bought spray cans and even some painted with brushes. But we've never, EVER, seen one painted with, um, what is that? Stucco? Bondo applied with a shovel-wielding 6-year-old? And, possibly more important, what WAS that? A Renault? Going to the ...

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    Volga lives! GAZ reverses plan to ice Cold War cars

    Russian automaker GAZ (Gorky Automobile Plant) has abandoned plans to euthanize its production of Volga cars, announcing plans to refurbish them as 'historical products.' The firm hopes to bring DaimlerChrysler into the mix by buying its diesel engines, and is considering joint-venture tie-ups ...


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