What famous foreign cars have gained stars of domestic cinema and variety immediately after the collapse of the USSR
The Soviet Union collapsed, and many citizens began to acquire foreign-made cars for themselves. Foreign car has ceased to be something fantastic in the domestic market. The “parade” was headed, of course, by the most successful and wealthy citizens of the former USSR. Among them were numerous movie stars and extras.
1. Joseph Kobzon – Lincoln Continental
In 1992, the famous Soviet pop singer Joseph Kobzon acquired for himself a new foreign car, namely, the luxurious production Lincoln Continental, produced in 1989. Travel on this machine Kobzon just two years and in 1994 moved to a brand new Mercedes S600L. Curiously, his son Andrew in 1993 bought for himself the Jeep Grand Cherokee.
2. Nikita Mikhalkov – Jeep Grand Cherokee
The Soviet Union collapsed and already in 1993, Nikita Mikhalkov also put in his garage a brand new foreign car. It was a luxury Jeep Grand Cherokee. A few years later Mikhalkov will also replace this car with a new one.
3. Alexander Zbruev – Volvo 240 GL
The famous Soviet actor Alexander Zbruyev also chose a foreign-made car. In 1994, the domestic movie star acquired a brand new Volvo 240 GL.
4. Alla Pugacheva – Lincoln Continental
Alla Borisovna Pugacheva always loved good-quality cars. In 1993, she was able to acquire the 1989 Lincoln Continental production. It was bought exactly the same model that Joseph Kobzon chose for himself. In those years, it was a very popular car among wealthy people.
5. Eldar Ryazanov – Lexus LS400
Eldar Ryazanov, who does not need unnecessary ideas, also did not refuse to buy a new foreign car. Already in 1994, the famous figure of the national cinema chose a new Lexus LS400. A few years later he sold it and bought a new car.
6. Alexander Shirvindt – Jeep Cherokee
In 1995, a new car appeared in the garage of Alexander Shirvindt. She became a brand new Jeep Cherokee produced in 1993. According to some reports, the car did not stay in the celebrity garage for a long time.
7. Leonid Yarmolnik – Mercedes-Benz E320
But Leonid Yarmolnik could buy for himself a brand new foreign car only at the end of the “dashing 90s”. A foreign-made star acquired only in 1997. It was a 1996 Mercedes-Benz E-class production in the back of the W210.
8. Gennady Khazanov – Jeep Grand Cherokee
Today, it is clear that the Jeep Grand Cherokee enjoyed special demand from domestic wealthy buyers. The same car was taken by the notorious Gennady Khazanov in 1997. The car was from 1996 production.
9. Mikhail Zadornov – Mercedes-Benz C180
The famous Soviet satirist Mikhail Zadornov in the 1990s began to joke a lot about foreigners. However, this did not prevent him from buying a German car. Already in 1994, he got a Mercedes-Benz C-Class produced in 1993 in the back of the W202.
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