Car culture in Cuba: The locals with a love for Ladas

A Lada with its bonnet up and its engine on show might illicit some jokes about this particular vehicle’s reliability.

But for Cuban owners of the old Russian classic, these cars inspire real passion. They are the island’s most prevalent Soviet-era legacy – and late last year, a group of owners founded the Lada Cuba Club.

What is Lada Cuba Club?

In less than four months – despite the limitations of the pandemic – the Lada Cuba Club has already attracted 140 members.

“In Cuba, Ladas are the cars we have at our fingertips, they are the cars we manage to have, that’s why we have so much love and affection for them,”

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