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    Video: 1966 Volga GAZ-21 pops into Jay Leno's Garage

    One of the many reasons we love Jay Leno's Garage is the depth of the comedian's collection and his appreciation for the unappreciated. Most men of his financial and social standing with even a passing interest in automobiles would occupy their driveways with six- and seven-figure high ...

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    GAZ Siber to switch from Chrysler Sebring to MB E-Class?!

    Russian automotive manufacturer GAZ is being courted by a number of handsome suitors, according to Inside Line. While the company currently produces the Volga Siber at its Gorky Automobile plant, there's some indication that Daimler may want the facility to switch to building the Mercedes-Benz ...

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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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    VIDEO: Drop whatever you're doing and watch Black Lightning trailer

    Click above to view the video after the jump
    A couple of weeks ago we shared the trailer for a film about a very famous car from behind the Iron Curtain -- the Belgrade Phantom. However, it's been 20 years since the former Soviet Bloc began to disintegrate and frankly, much has changed. For ...

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    Glory Days: Russia's "Grande Garage" builds Escalade-based GAZ retro rod

    Click on the image above to view the GAZ-51 retro truck in high-resolution
    Remember the good old days? Well if they were spent under a communist dictatorship, perhaps they were not all that "good." And yet, there are some who still find ways to look back fondly. We're not sure that two vehicles is ...

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    Bloc Rockin' Beat(er): Volga GAZ-21 meets Porsche Cayenne

    Click above for high-res image gallery of this heavily disguised Cayenne Turbo
    We recently told you that the Porsche Panamera would be unveiled at the Shanghai Motor Show in April, but it turns out that it has already debuted in Russia. This Porsche-powered four-door just popped up with a retro ...

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    Coachbuilt BMW 6-Series by...Volga?

    Volga is known mostly for small Soviet-era sedans used by the KGB and as limos for the communist party central committee members – a little less so for customized German luxury cars. But in a revolution against Western propaganda, the Russian automaker has unveiled its second coachbuilt ...

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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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    AvtoVAZ looking to buy platforms from Euro manufacturers

     According to the Moscow Times, Russian automaker AvtoVAZ is hoping to develop new vehicles based on platforms bought from another European automaker. The automaker is reportedly in discussions with manufacturers like Fiat, DaimlerChrysler, and Renault. The former Soviet car manufacturer's ...


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