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Insane Price For A Trabant

Robert Velkey 2017.01.03.

All right, Trabant was an iconic car in Central-European culture in the 70s, 80s . Yes, and it can be really unique, cool even sexy if you are an owner of a veteran 30 years old-school car…buuut… is it normal to ask 15 million forints, almost $51.500 for this?
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It is a Trabant 1.1 Kübel Tramp. The east German company Sachsenring produced Kübel, or Jeep-like version of their famous model 601.

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Yes, it costs more than a brand new Tesla (let me to repeat Tesla) Model 3 electric car. (Which one achieves 215 miles of range per charge while starting at only $35,000 before incentives.)

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In any case, the economy increases and we live in an automobilised society, as it can be seen on the car sales datas too. For example, new car sales in Hungary climbed 25% to 96,500 last year, Datahouse said. Sales of light commercial vehicles were up 21.8% at 21,333. Ford led the market with sales of 15,091 vehicles, giving it 12.8% market share. Suzuki was runner-up, selling 11,266 vehicles, followed by Opel, with 10,536 sales. Sales of large commercial vehicles edged down 3.3% to 5,515. Bus sales were down almost a quarter at 411. Motorcycles sales increased 6% to 2,213.

 

via: hungarymatters.hu; vezess.hu; tesla.com

photos: vezess.hu; money.cnn.com