World best cars by Jordi Vilaró

Cars of the Third Reich: this Mercedes-540 K model had been serving the German propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels from 1935 to 1938

Cars of the Third Reich: this Mercedes-540 K model had been serving the German propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels from 1935 to 1938. The only Mercedes in the garages of Reich Chancellery of a cherry color (original). Since 1938 on this car Goebbels has been followed by his guard. After the war, the car served Nikolai Karatam …

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Soviet disabled vehicles: SMZ 3D. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Disabled vehicles: SMZ 3D. The SMZ cycle car was a Soviet microcar, manufactured in Serpukhov, Russia. They were specially designed for disabled drivers and were distributed in the USSR for free or at a large discounts through the Soviet Union’s social welfare system. The engine – a two-stroke motorcycle motor from IZH Planeta-3.

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Luxury cars of the USSR: GAZ 14 Chaika (Seagull)

Luxury cars of the USSR: GAZ 14 Chayka (Seagull). Work on a new premium-class car project began at the GAZ plant in 1967. Between the beginning of work on the new “Seagull” and its launch into production more than 10 years had passed.

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Years of production: 1977-1988

Country of origin: USSR

Issued: 1120 …

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Military vehicles of Germany: commander Horch 901 Kfz. 16. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Military vehicles of Germany: commander Horch 901 Kfz. 16. In 1937 the company “Horch” developed commander medium car made in the framework of the concept of creating all-wheel drive vehicles for the army. To improve the patency, the spare wheels installed in the middle of the vehicle, could spin. Serial production of Horch 901 …

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Military amphibious vehicles: Volkswagen Type 166 Schwimwagen. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Military amphibious vehicles: Volkswagen Type 166 Schwimwagen. Created with the participation of Ferdinand Porsche. Volkswagen Schwimmwagen is recognized as the most mass amphibious vehicle of the Second World War: over 15 thousand copies have been produced in 4 years, including 1308 at the Porsche plant in Stuttgart. The German floating vehicle of high cross-country capability …

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