Trabant 601 is a small economy car produced in East Germany from the 1950s to the 1980s. The Trabant is an emblematic car of the socialist era in Europe.
Trabant 601 has a two-stroke engine that makes a remarkable rattle while producing the characteristic two-stroke smell. Its side panels are plastic - making the car notorious for its un-safety...
Many enthusiasts (and even some budget owners) still keep some of these cars on road.
The car was manufactured as a two-door sedan and as a two-door wagon, both being able to carry 4 passengers.