Porsche 911 appeared in the Soviet police in the late 1970s.
At the international exposition of police equipment was presented a Porsche 911 Targa car in the coloring of the Soviet police. Most sources claim that the Porsche was two copies, not one.
Any foreign car in the USSR was a rarity, and Porsche even seemed a stranger from outer space among these few copies, many motorists did not even know what this car is called.
Two Porsche 911 cars were purchased for the needs of the traffic police and comparison with domestic counterparts of those years. The comparison was not in favor of domestic cars. But several traffic police crews still managed to serve for some time on these two cars.
After some time, one car was temporarily handed over to the AZLK (Moskvich) for study and was tested, among other things, on the US test track with dismantled beacons and other police equipment.
The delivery of PORSCHE 911 cars for the traffic police was quite an interesting event, their further fate is not known, but they did not travel along the roads of Moscow for a long time.
The story is lost in the mid-eighties, presumably, one car was sold through a thrift store to a private person and left for Leningrad.
By the way, Ferdinand Porsche himself was in the USSR and drove from the western borders right up to Lake Baikal.
In 1932, at the invitation of the USSR, they visited large automotive factories in the USSR, and at the end of the trip, the USSR government offered him the post of Chief Designer at one of the plants, but Ferdinand Porsche refused and went back to Germany with the words: “In a country where there are no roads, I can’t build my cars. ”
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