1. Justin

    Justin Founder Moderator

    http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/york...-yorkshire-couple-in-cold-war-trabi-1-6917684

    DRIVING to Berlin in a German-made car may appear straightforward but motorist Dominic Russell-Price knows otherwise.

    For his car of choice is not an Audi, BMW or Mercedes-Benz but an East German Trabant which was manufactured during the Cold War era.

    And he’s had a fair few breakdowns in his 597cc ‘Trabi’ to know that driving from Wakefield to Berlin won’t be a doddle.

    Mr Russell-Price and his partner Chris Blackburn are fans of the Soviet-era car which has been the butt of many a joke over the years.

    The couple are leaving Yorkshire on November 1 for a four-day drive to Berlin in their 1972 P601 kombi (estate) Trabant which has a measly 23 horse power engine and cruising speed of around 55 mph....(Story Continued)
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  2. trabant601

    trabant601 Loyal Comrade

    I like his choice.

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