Commie cars invade capitalist capital


Most days, the street in front of the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., is devoid of smoke-belching East German economy cars. But once a year, the International Spy Museum, just across the street, hosts the Parade of Trabants, a celebration both of the archetypal Cold War family car and the fall of the Berlin Wall. This year marked the 11th such event, which attracted about two dozen Trabant owners from all over the eastern half of the U.S.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/11/17/annual-parade-of-trabants