Good little car

Many people (and I can be counted as one of them) often poke fun at Russian cars and criticise weaknesses in their looks, build quality and similar.  Imagine my surprise and joy when I came back to my Niva having not driven it for three weeks, scraped the snow off and started it on the first turn of the engine; in near-zero temperatures.  My friend who had been looking after the car for me (and whose Nissan needed three attempts to start) has just sent this photo as a souvenir:

The icing on the cake? (photograph courtesy of Stephen Heath)

One Reply to “Good little car”

  1. That actually looks in remarkably good condition for one of your ‘abandoned for a bit’ vehicles.

    It’s still pig ugly though…

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