Weed-Whacker In a Cardboard Box: NPR Drives The Trabant

You know those people whose Volvos have every single radio preset set to National Public Radio? So if you happen to be riding with them (at 4 MPH below the speed limit) you'll know in no uncertain terms that they never listen to anything, you know, unenlightened? Well, maybe this little story about aficionados of East … » 11/19/07 9:30am 11/19/07 9:30am

More Two-Stroke Goodness From the East Side: FSO Syrena

We love us some two-stroke Iron Curtain automobiles here at Jalopy Central, and sometimes we're so enamored of our Wartburgs and Trabants that we forget to give props to the other Warsaw Pact automotive players. Poland, for example. Starting in 1958, the FSO factory in Warsaw started churning out the Syrena, a… » 4/10/07 4:00pm 4/10/07 4:00pm