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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.
Produced between 1957 and 1983, the latter 10 years saw the Syrena beoing manufactured in Bielsko-Biała.
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.