Truck Thinks It's a Train in Russia

Russia is a very strange country with pragmatic people. NASA famously spent millions of dollars to create a ball point pen that works in space, while the cosmonauts just used a simple lead pencil.
We don’t really know if that story is 100% true. But we do know that rather than making a dedicated diesel train locomotive with a big crew cabin that they could use for servicing duties, somebody in Russia had the bright idea of using a regular old crew truck. So now this thing can do too things - drive on the road and run on rails, but neither in a very efficient way.

We’ve seen this before in Romania, with a van that can do the same thing and also pivot to turn back.
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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