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Classic Cars In Cuba - 1940s and 1950s American Vintage Cars Find Refuge In Cuba


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HAVANA, Cuba – The American trade embargo with Cuba in 1960 had the effect of instantly separating thousands of 1940s and 1950s Detroit-built cars from their spare parts supply. Amazingly, many are still on the road more than 50 years later, cherished by owners who have patched them up with Russian and Chinese tractor parts.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2011/12/20/The-cars-of-Cuba