Estonia-18 was a modified Estonia-16M. The main difference was the new engine — Lada 21011 (instead of Moskvitch-412), new fuel tanks, what arranged along sides and 4-speed gearbox.
The first car was built in 1972, and its first race was the 1st stage of the Soviet Union racing championship in Borovaya racetrack at 4 June in F-3 class where Jukk Reintam was second. He was second in 1972 season of SU F-3 too.
In 1973 started serial production to 1977. In 1976 started Estonia-18M — E-18’s modification with new nose and radiators near rear suspension. Was build 128 cars E-18 and E-18M.
In 1975 Madis Laiv was first champion from USSR in Peace and Friendship cup in Formula Easter class.
ONLY FOR PERSONAL USE
Click here if you’d like to donate something for our work:
Yuriy Zhabin, Dmitriy Alekseev, Kunos
Konstantin Starikov, Edward Boldok, Alexey Yaushev, Aleksandr Romanenko, Yuriy Danilchenko.