Trabant Enthusiasts Gather in Zwickau

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Fans of the East German Trabant car gather for their 7th annual get-together on August 23, 2014 in Zwickau, Germany. Hundreds of Trabant enthusiasts arrived to spend the weekend admiring each others cars, trading stories and enjoying activities. The Trabant, dinky and small by modern standards, was the iconic car produced in former communist East Germany and today has a strong cult following. (Photo by Matthias Rietschel/Getty Images)

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A journalist takes a video of a Trabant car as fans of the East German Trabant car gather for their 7th annual get-together on August 23, 2014 in Zwickau, Germany. (Photo by Matthias Rietschel/Getty Images)

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The engine cowling of a Trabant 601 car is held by a beer bottle as fans of the East German Trabant car gather for their 7th annual get-together on August 23, 2014 in Zwickau, Germany. (Photo by Matthias Rietschel/Getty Images)

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A dog stands guard nearby a Trabant car used as replacement spare source as fans of the East German Trabant car gather for their 7th annual get-together on August 23, 2014 in Zwickau, Germany. (Photo by Matthias Rietschel/Getty Images)

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A jury member takes a photo of a tuned Trabant 601 car as fans of the East German Trabant car gather for their 7th annual get-together on August 23, 2014 in Zwickau, Germany. (Photo by Matthias Rietschel/Getty Images)

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Peter Goebel sits in his 40 horsepower engine Trabant Tramp as fans of the East German Trabant car gather for their 7th annual get-together on August 23, 2014 in Zwickau, Germany. (Photo by Matthias Rietschel/Getty Images)

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A car driver repairs the 23 horse power engine of his Trabant 500 car as fans of the East German Trabant car gather for their 7th annual get-together on August 23, 2014 in Zwickau, Germany. (Photo by Matthias Rietschel/Getty Images)

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