The Ultimate Automotive Survivors: 50 Cars Made For Over 20 Years

While the Beetle, Ambassador, Mini, and 2CV each enjoyed more than four decades of production in pretty much their original form, we mustn't overlook the other long-term survivors of the automotive world. » 9/06/09 2:00pm 9/06/09 2:00pm

Polonez Caro, Delivered Right To Your Picnic!

You say you're shopping for a Warsaw Pact Fiat clone but don't feel like driving a Lada or Yugo? How about the FSO Polonez? Basically a rebodied Fiat 125P, the Polonez coupled Italian reliability with Polish styling and was built from 1978 through 2002. Here's a somewhat incomprehensible ad that shows the kind of… » 4/13/07 6:00pm 4/13/07 6:00pm

Lump In Throat, Tear In Eye: Love Your Syrena

Now that we've discovered Poland's FSO Syrena, we've again reminded that there's more to the world of rattly-yet-lovable European two-strokers than yer Wartburgs and yer 2CVs. And speaking of lovable, here's a tear-jerking homage to our favorite little Polish car, complete with Polska-schmaltz soundtrack. » 4/11/07 7:25pm 4/11/07 7:25pm

It Had To Happen: Lowrider Warszawa!

'50 Mercs and '51 Chevys are hard to come by in Poland, so any Pole who hankers for the feeling of rolling in a chopped-and-channeled lowrider to see the '59 Battle of the Doo Wop Bands in El Monte is forced to make do with local vintage steel. However, that's a good thing, as shown here by this FSO Warszawa (which… » 4/11/07 10:14am 4/11/07 10:14am