MANUFACTURE OF CARS, MOTORCYCLES AND BICYCLES IN LATVIA

Highlights:Russo-Balt mod. "D" 24-40 firefighter car
Ford Vairogs V8
RAF 977E tourism minibus
Years:1893 - 1995

In the early 20th century, Riga is the industrial capital of the Russian Empire: mechanical, metallurgical, chemical, rubber and electrical engineering is at a state-of-the-art level.

Bicycles have been produced since 1886 and the first of the Russian cars are built in Riga.