1990 Lada RivaReview
Lowered Lada — Awesome car, ugly, unloved and a bit slow, but it more than makes up for it in character. It has more rattles and squeaks than a baby toy factory, but I love the puzzled looks it gets as I roll by in my lowered Lada! I'd recommend it to anyone, if only for the comedy factor
Pros: Looks cool, cheap to run
Cons: Primitive design, needs regular maintenance
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