1985 East German Trabant car which was the butt of jokes from the free west could make £10K

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A laughable East German Trabant car from 1985 which was the butt of a thousand jokes from the free west could make £10,000 over 30 years on.<br />
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The 25 horsepower, plastic motors that gave communism a bad name have become so rare that one of them could fetch a fortune at auction.<br />
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The yellow P601 was salvaged by its owners who fell in love with it when they found it in a Scottish motoring museum and called it 'Doris.'