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Vintage/Classic American Cars in Cuba

Classic American cars are seen throughout Cuba, a throwback to the days before the embargo. Before the Cuban revolution, there was a strong US presence on the island - both culturally and commercially. After the revolution, trade ceased and the influx of cars stopped. With a limited supply of new cars due to embargoes and limited buying power due to the economic situation under communism, Cubans have held onto the vintage automobiles by necessity for many decades. As a result, Cuba is in the unique position that pre-1959 cars are the standard, rather than an exception, although this is slowly changing. These cars are generally referred to as yank tanks or maquinas and often used as taxis.

 
Repainting a classic car
A classic American car
A red classic car sits in Havana
  Repainting a classic car  
  A classic American car  
  A red classic car sits in Havana  
A blue classic car (Chevy) in Trinidad
A classic American Car in central Havana
A pedestrian crosses a street filled with classic cars
  A blue classic car (Chevy) in Trinidad  
  A classic American Car in central Havana  
  A pedestrian crosses a street filled with classic cars  
A blue car with peeling paint in Havana
An antique Chevrolet at Playa Ancon
A red classic car with fins parked next to a mural
  A blue car with peeling paint in Havana  
  An antique Chevrolet at Playa Ancon  
  A red classic car with fins parked next to a mural  
A classic Chevrolet drives along El Malecon while waves crash
Photo of a truck grille
An antique Chevy used as a taxi
  A classic Chevrolet drives along El Malecon while waves crash  
  Photo of a truck grille  
  An antique Chevy used as a taxi  
A black classic American car in Havana
A reflection from the rear view mirror of a green car
An old American car with its hood propped open
  A black classic American car in Havana  
  A reflection from the rear view mirror of a green car  
  An old American car with its hood propped open  
An old blue truck in Cienfuegos
A dynamic photo of a classic car turning
A baby blue car in Cienfuegos
  An old blue truck in Cienfuegos  
  A dynamic photo of a classic car turning  
  A baby blue car in Cienfuegos  
A vintage Oldsmobile drives down El Malecon
A classic American car sits in Parque Jose Marti
A vintage truck drives along El Malecon
  A vintage Oldsmobile drives down El Malecon  
  A classic American car sits in Parque Jose Marti  
  A vintage truck drives along El Malecon  
Photo of the trunk of a classic Mercury
  Photo of the trunk of a classic Mercury  



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