Cars of the USSR: Moskvich 401. A copy of the German Opel-Kadett. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Cars of the USSR: Moskvich 401. After the Second World War, many captured German cars remained on the territory of the USSR. Moskvich 401 became a copy of the German Opel-Kadett, which allowed to provide citizens of the USSR not only with a cheap car, but also use spare parts from captured vehicles. For the production of the model, German trophy equipment was also used.

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Years of production: 1946-1953

Country of origin: USSR

Issued: 216,006 items

Weight: 855 kg

Power: 26 hp

Speed: 90 km/h

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