Back in the days of Spy vs. Spy, Boris Badenov, Natasha and Fearless Leader, and long before glasnost and perestroika, there was this little thing called the Cold War. The U.S. versus Russia. Khrushchev vs. Ike. Propaganda wars, nukes, kitchen debates and shoes pounding on podiums.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2012/06/11/commie-cars