Special equipment includes a gas gauge.
We were lucky enough to have never gotten the Trabant in the US. It's one of a number of vehicles which did such an excellent job of showing everything wrong with communism in one rolling platform. The East German car can now be imported to the US, thanks to the relaxed safety and emissions standards placed on older cars. So the following is a review of one such Trabant which now resides in Connecticut, thanks to one optimistic young man.
This is as funny as you'd expect a review of a crap car to be, and it does indeed make a Yugo look like a well thought out idea.