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Amazing Photos of Classic Cars In Cuba!

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The U.S. recently agreed to thaw its long frozen relationship with communist Cuba. With Cuba being isolated from its American neighbors for over 50 years, many visitors to the island nation describe it as stepping into a time warp. This is perhaps best exemplified by the amount of what would be considered “classic” cars by American standards, that are seemingly everywhere in Cuba. Check out these amazing photos of Classic Cars in Cuba!

cuban car

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See the gallery of Classic Cuba Cars in our slideshow. You’ll be impressed by how ‘classic’ they are!

Yank tank” or “máquina” are the words used to describe the many classic cars in Cuba.


Cuban car

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Since the 1962 US embargo, Cubans have been unable to receive replacement parts if anything broke.


Cuban cars

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