A motoring enthusiast from Lower Silesia has proved the old adage of turning water into wine after converting an old Fiat 126p he bought for 1 PLN into a sparkling modern electric car for 6,000 PLN (1,300 EUR).
For just the third time ever, visitors to the FSO Factory in Żerań are being allowed the chance to covet some of the most beautiful – and curious – motor vehicles produced in Poland.
Auto giant Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will invest EUR 165 million in its Polish plant to produce new hybrid and electric vehicles.
With its boot at the front and engine at the back, the car officially known as the Fiat 126p quickly became a favourite for those struggling under communist rationing. Years later it would become an iconic collectors’ piece, sought after by, among others, Hollywood actor Tom Hanks.
Asia and Paweł Poterski spent two years driving around the world in their 1990’s Fiat 125p car before deciding to return when Asia became pregnant.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has annouced that production at its factory in Tychy, southern Poland, will resume on June 16.
In accordance with the absurdity of the communist system, where even if you had a ration card you couldn’t buy a product because it was unavailable, the government was not able to deliver the promised cars.