As we went for an all-too-short walking tour of Dresden this week, amongst all
of the modern Volkswagens, Toyotas and BMWs was one sad little sedan. At first
glance, it looked like an old Fiat or Lada. A closer look at the badge on the
rear end revealed it to be a Wartburg. While Trabant is the better-known
motoring icon of the former German Democratic Republic (a.k.a. East Germany),
the Wartburg actually managed to find an export market outside of the Soviet
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