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 is, … » 4/11/07 10:14am 4/11/07 10:14am