1985 Moskvitch 412Review
The Typical Workhorse Of The Socialism Era In Eastern Europe — Accelerating like a truck. Could never believe this one has 75hp. Braking is awful. Handling is surprisingly good, far better than the Russian competion from Lada models. Build quality is awful for both Bulgarian and Russian build. Fortunately the car is pretty simple and thus very reliable; repairs are cheap and can be delayed in time. Appearance and styling - non-existant. It has the sex appeal of Jabba the Hut. Cost of ownership is as low as it can possibly get with a car. The car is not fun to drive, but very reliable in all weather conditions which feels pretty reassuring. Hard to recommend to city-dwellers but maybe for rural regions it;s just fine.
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Its slow, not the best performance machine, nor it accelerates or stops any good. Its still on the road, so the build quality is good I guess. It sure is a classic tho! It was a cheap car, and not so ... Read More