Blip: How Small is That Small Soviet?

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Illustration: Volga

If you were one of the Soviets a bit more equal than others, you may have been able to get yourself a Volga instead of a Zaporozets or something a bit less equal. It was a very degenerate, American-looking thing, appealing with its two-tones and star jewelry. One question, though—just how little is that driver? She looks like an adult-proportioned child, like the weird little baby Jesuses from medieval paintings. If she was standing, she’d be, what, maybe up to the collarbone of that guy?

Senior Editor, Jalopnik • Running: 1973 VW Beetle, 2006 Scion xB, 1990 Nissan Pao, 1991 Yugo GV Plus, 2020 Changli EV • Not-so-running: 1977 Dodge Tioga RV (also, buy my book!:

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Dan's Dance Revolution

That’s just an optical illusion because her head is so low. She’s actually just sitting on the ground because the floor pan rusted out.