Leonid Brezhnev hoons Nixon's Continental!

Well, kind of. Boy, wouldn't that have been a hell of a tale? (A hell of a historic Youtube video: the Zapruder Film of hoonage.) But in 1973, Richard Milhous Nixon handed the keys to a brand-new Lincoln Continental sedan to Leonid Brezhnev, as a token of mutual understanding and not mutally-assured destruction,… » 2/04/14 5:19pm 2/04/14 5:19pm

In Soviet Russia, Car Auctions YOU!

Hey kid, wanna buy a ZIL? The limo used by Gorby and Yeltsin, a vehicle straddling the greatest divide in geopolitical power seen in the non-wartime 20th Century, is up for grabs at Sotheby's first-ever auction in Russia. Also on the block? How 'bout Leonid Brezhnev's specially-constructed Nissan limo? Unfortnately,… » 4/14/06 12:55am 4/14/06 12:55am