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Lada Niva: Dead In Europe

Lada Niva: Dead In Europe

The Lada Niva has long been a favourite here at Gizmodo. Despite being born into the Soviet Union where cars weren’t just basic, they were boring, the Niva managed to impress us as both capable and full of character. The little 4×4 kept impressing buyers long after the Iron Curtain…

The Story Behind The Bright Orange Soviet 4×4 Rolling Through Brooklyn

The Story Behind The Bright Orange Soviet 4×4 Rolling Through Brooklyn

Among a sea of rubber-necking passersby, a woman from Bulgaria stops dead in her tracks, and some Polish men in a van slow to crawl. Eventually a dark-coloured Porsche Cayenne rolls up and its windows rolls down slowly, revealing a young man originally from Moscow with many questions. All approach…