1975 Trabant 601

Looking like a cross between a golf cart and an amusement park bumper car, the Trabant -- a sluggish two-cylinder vehicle from East Germany -- was arguably the most venerated object of desire behind the Iron Curtain.


Advertisement for the Trabant the third model Trabant produced and the one made for the longest period of time with over million made at the factory in Zwickau, East Germany, by VEB Sachsenring Automobilwerke.

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