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In Cuba’s Sea Of Classic Cars, The Truly Valuable Are Elusive

Old CarsToday’s guests to Cuba return with fond memories of a Jurassic Park for vehicles”, where Soviet-period Ladas drive alongside Macmillan-era Austins. But by far and away the most hanging cars on the streets of Cuba are the massive luxury sedans imported by wealthy Americans within the 50s, a lot of which sport the distinctive tail fins” that were all the fad in house-obsessed America at the time.

iZeko – I was stunned, too, when traveling the scenic byways of South Dakota and Arizona, at how photogenic these old rusty automobiles and vehicles turned out to be. Thanks for studying and commenting! Shortly after coming to power in 1959, Cuba’s communist government led by Fidel Castro banned imports on each foreign automobiles and automobile components. One of the inevitable results of this policy was the deep-freeze of Cuba’s cars scene. Abandoned vehicles and vans dot the scenic byways of South Dakota, …

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