Why this off-road, Russia-only Chevy concept should come to America

The Chevrolet Niva, a mini-SUV produced as a joint venture between GM and Russian automaker AvtoVAZ, is a beige little ute based on a Lada. It’s an incredibly boring car, but the next generation Niva that has just been revealed in concept form at the Moscow auto show, well, that’s not boring at all.

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 August 27: George Eyston sets a land-speed record of 345 mph on this date in 1937
After Ab Jenkins and his “Mormon Meteor” began setting speed records at the salt flats outside Bonneville, Utah, in the 1920s, the site soon became the standard for all such attempts, luring daredevils from around the world. By the mid-1930s, a group of British drivers had taken the top spot, with Capt. George E.T. Eyston […]
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August 27: George Eyston sets a land-speed record of 345 mph on this date in 1937

After Ab Jenkins and his “Mormon Meteor” began setting speed records at the salt flats outside Bonneville, Utah, in the 1920s, the site soon became the standard for all such attempts, luring daredevils from around the world. By the mid-1930s, a group of British drivers had taken the top spot, with Capt. George E.T. Eyston […]

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