Old Cars of Havana

November 18, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

If you want to take a step back into automotive time, then you need to go to Cuba. That’s a rule in the automotive industry. Havana itself is beautiful, with its brightly colored—if slightly dusty—buildings and milling streets, but there is nothing quite as beautiful as seeing a line of classic cars sitting at an intersection like it’s no big deal.

Castro had placed a ban on foreign vehicle imports, making it nearly impossible to buy a brand-new, foreign-made vehicle. It also made it difficult to buy new parts and fuel for the old-school American cars Cuba is known for. As a result, not only do Cuban citizens drive vehicles straight out of the 1950s, but these vehicles are kept running through a hodgepodge of hand-built, improvised parts

 

cubacuba cubacuba cubacuba cubacuba


Comments

No comments posted.
Loading...
Subscribe
RSS
Archive
January February March April May June July August September October November (10) December
January February March April May June July August September October November December