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1963 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special (as Chaika)

1963 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special in Crazy Race 2 - Warum die Mauer wirklich fiel, Movie made for TV, 2004 IMDB

Class: Cars, Sedan — Model origin: US

1963 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special (as Chaika)

Position 00:33:00 [*][*][*] Vehicle used by a character or in a car chase

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datsunZ IT

2006-10-07 23:17

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Was a 1962 Caddy Fleetwood disguised as a(fake)1957 GAZ Tchaika(so was the writing in Cyrillics on bonnet edge,means seagull in Russian idiom)M-13;the director had done a bit of confusion,'cause the sole Russian-made car of the period that could be lookalike at contemporary Caddies was the 1963 ZIL 111-G(but its production was started 2 years after set up Berlin wall,and willbe an anachronism),while that 1962 Caddy used for the movie no recalls in none way the car that it "wannabe"(Tchaika M-13 lookalikes more '50S Packards,therefore was better to use a Packard and disguise it as a Tchaika)...Another blooper unmasked!

Gag Halfrunt UK

2006-10-07 23:30

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And why not use a real Chaika? You might expect to see old American cars passed off as old Soviet limousines in films made before 1990, but these days there's no excuse. :)

Weasel1984 PL

2006-10-07 23:36

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The most wonderful fake car, that I've ever seen in my life. :lol: :D :D :king:


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datsunZ IT

2006-10-07 23:49

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Gag Halfrunt wrote And why not use a real Chaika? You might expect to see old American cars passed off as old Soviet limousines in films made before 1990, but these days there's no excuse. :)


Evidently,they don't succeed to find a true Tchaika for filming them

junkman UK

2006-10-08 02:13

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This is definately not a 1962 Cadillac, it's a 1963! Panoramic windscreen indicates series 75.

datsunZ IT

2006-10-08 10:29

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junkman wrote This is definately not a 1962 Cadillac, it's a 1963! Panoramic windscreen indicates series 75.


junkman was right:I've verified on a specific book of 1940-1965 US-cars and,yes,is 1963 M.Y.,not 1962(I had said 1962,'cause have confused it with the 1962 model,like that used by my sister for its wedding day--that had a single line grille,not the double-decked grille of 1963 model)

mrcadillac SX

2007-04-29 13:21

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It's definitely not a "Series 75" as shown in the title blurb. The "75" has a smaller rear window area. So, in the absence of a side view, it's just a "1963 Cadillac".

Animatronixx DE

2007-12-20 14:47

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To clear up the mess: It was a 1963 Cadillac Fleetwood Sixty Special, painted in black with a black vinyl roof and black leather throughout. As I was working in the company that loaned the car for production, I drove this very car quite often. It was disguised to play the role of a Chaika, indeed. The reason of using a Cadillac instead of a real Chaika is the following: In another scene of that movie you see the "Chaika" being torn apart by an explosion. Don´t worry, they didn´t do what you´re expecting...

To unmask another blooper: The exploded car wasn´t a Chaika, as well as it wasn´t the 1963 Fleetwood Sixty Special shown here. Instead they showed a wrecked 1961 or 1962 (don´t recall the correct model year right now) Cadillac Sedan Series 62, which had been resting on a junk yard for years. For it seemed rather impossible finding a defunct Chaika to tear apart, they decided to use the Cadillacs instead. All that info is assured, for I know both cars "in person" as well as the 1984 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz used in the same movie.

;)

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antp BE

2007-12-20 15:46

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Nice, thanks for these anecdotes :)

Animatronixx DE

2008-02-24 01:18

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I always forgot to provide the additional pictures. But here they are:

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This is the actual car that was used for the movie, playing the Chaika (note the strange aftermarket mirror on right fender). I took this picture about 5 years ago when it joined our fleet.

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This is the 1961 or 1962 Sedan they blew up instead of the "Chaika"-Fleetwood - and it really was a rustbucket from hell! :lol:

rjluna2 US

2011-01-07 21:48

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So, Amimatronixx actually drove this car! Nice :sun:

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