Eager to earn some hard currency, the Soviets prepped the Lada for export in 1974 when Fiat finally retired its 124, allowing its slab-sided Commie cousin to compete with a very low sticker price. It was surprisingly popular in Europe, Africa and the Caribbean, where its simple, do-it-yourself maintenance regimen and decent reliability resonated with unsophisticated car buyers. More than 18.5 million Fiat-based Ladas were produced in total, some of which were built under licence elsewhere. Ladas were commonly used as police cars and taxis all over the world — some even racking up half-a-million kilometres — thanks to their uncomplicated design and ease of repair.
The Italian sports car company finally returns with the Alfa Romeo 4C. There's no question that this curvy mid-engined two-seater means business. We ta... More The Italian sports car company finally returns with the Alfa Romeo 4C. There's no question that this curvy mid-engined two-seater means business. We take a look at the Alfa Romeo at the 2014 NY Auto Show.
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