Thursday, April 05, 2007

Designed for Hitler, modified by Stalin, manufactured by Mao.

Yet another example of China's main strategy for modernization, stealing technology from the rest of the world.

On display in the lobby of the Ramada Inn in Pudong is this Chinese copy of a Russian knockoff of a BMW R-71.

Flickr user, Marina Gorbis, snapped some photos...

The full text of this plaque can be read here.

Via BoingBoing.

1 comment:

cardinale said...

what is the screen in the front? How do you ties this work to the blog? Because it is exhibited?