VAZ 2101 cars, without a doubt, can be called the most popular and recognizable in the entire post-Soviet space. 2101 also well known as Kopeika was a first model produced at Lada car factrory in Togliatty . The development of the VAZ 2101 was facilitated by the signing of a general agreement on cooperation between the Italian company FIAT and Vneshtorg. Lada 2101 based on fiat 124 platform , at the same time soviet enginiers introduced about 500 technical changes to adopte the vehicle to soviet roads . Even after more than 40 years from the date of the start of production “kopeck” can often be found on the streets of your city, albeit in a shabby state.