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Epic Hooning: 3 cars drift an abandoned Soviet missile launch site

Ryan Tuerck on what it took to rip a 700-plus-hp BMW M3 sideways.

You have to see this and then read how it came together.

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How a defecting Soviet pilot showed the US the MiG-25 was a paper tiger

And no, this story doesn't involve Clint Eastwood.

The Soviet Union's MiG-25 was a big, scary, high-speed fighter. That is, until Western governments got their hands on it, thanks to Soviet Flight Lieutenant Viktor Ivanovich Belenko.

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Russia's favorite car has a Lada problems, here's what's being done to save it

Lada is not well, and it's brought in a Swedish-American GM vet to try and fix things. It's not exactly going smoothly, though.

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London's special traffic lanes for Olympians branded 'Zil lanes'

The British have a unique sense of humor – think Monty Python and Benny Hill – and there's no reason that the 2012 Olympics shouldn't be cause for celebrating it.

Soviet vehicles stage in Mississippi?

When old Soviet-bloc vehicles started showing up in Mississippi, mutterings about overthrow plots and secret roads began to spread. Were all these trucks being staged as part of an advance effort? The truth turned out to be far more mundane, but also ironically symbolic of the ignominious end to the U.S.S.R.

Immaculate Volga's Cold War style elicits warm smiles

1976 Volga GAZ-24 - Click above for high-res image gallery