Cars That East Block Automobile Industry Made From The 1950s to ’80s

Just a vintage look at the peak of eastern automobile industry


USSR – To have a nice car that everybody can afford was the main goal of USSR ideology. Just like German WW2 era “VolksWagen” (peoples car) the Eastern Block also had a great number of peoples cars. The automotive industry in Soviet Union had a early start back in the 1929 and it maintained it all the way until 1991. Most of the large manufacturing plants were born with the establishment and reorganization of the AMO Factory around 1920’s, based in Moscow.

The factory managed to produced over 2 million units per year of all the car types you will see below.Take a look to see the USSR automobiles in the 1950s to 1980s through these interesting advertisement posters. h/t:
















































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