Cuba's coolest classic cars

History: Cuba's classic cars are a tourist attraction in and of themselves.

Time travel: Arriving on the island is like taking a trip back in time.

Tourists: Tourists drive around in a 1952 convertible Cadillac.

Taxis: The vintage cars are also used as collective taxis to transport residents and tourists.

Tradition: And used to transport brides to wedding ceremonies.

Brands: Chevrolet is one of the most popular car brands you'll find on Cuba's streets.

History: But why does Cuba have such an old car fleet.

The beginning: The explanation is simple: Cuba was once a major importer of American cars.

Importing: This commercial relationship lasted until about 1960.

1960: Until that year, the relationship between Cuba and the United States was very close.

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