Before our Cuban trip, I’ve heard and read that there’s a bunch of old 1950s American cars still being driven all around Cuba. I took it for granted and expected to see a few of those old cars, probably parked by some exotic buildings and their owners bragging about them. And boy, how wrong I was. Actually about a third of the cars driven in Cuba are those old Oldsmobile, Chevys,… The other third would be Soviet Ladas and just around ten percent are newer modern cars.
First introduction to the old cars was the area in front of Capitol… Lots of cab drivers to choose from.
Looked like a mafia car… well it still does…
Well, this was the one and only old carbriolet that I’ve seen there… must have been lucky I guess
Another taxi… check the dude on the right
Not all of the cars are in a good state though… In fact most of them are powered by Lada engines…
Speaking of Ladas – can you count how many of them are on this photo?
A beauty from Cienfuegos
And another one from Vinales.