A Pair Of Cool Soviet Homebuilt Cars

That pretty thing is the Babich Leningrad built by Arkadij Dmitrievich Babich. It took 3 years to build in the mid-50's and was apparently Babich's third homemade car. Pretty impressive work. It was powered by a 3.5 liter GAZ-12 engine out of a limousine that made 90hp and could get it up to 80mph, which is mighty… » 1/02/15 4:15pm 1/02/15 4:15pm

In Soviet Russia, you wear your truck (and the radial engine)

English Russia has a mind-blowing collection of vehicular-themed shirting and suiting fabrics from the 1920s and ’30s, all very bright, very modern, and very military, with biplanes popping out of cotton blooms and tractors going all-out Art Deco. Almost all of them would be fabulous to wear on a trip to see the… » 4/04/11 3:30pm 4/04/11 3:30pm