Made in North Korea

Sungri 58KA, popular North Korean truck


Made from 1979 till mid-1990s. Successor of the Sungri 58. Name Sungri (Synri, Sungli, Sungni) translated as Victory. Made by the Sungri General Auto Works, Tokchon. 4x2 truck, 2.5 ton payload, 3.5-litre 6-cylinder petrol engine. Exists as cargo truck, truck tractor. Often seen powered by gas generator (wood convertor). Present production status unknown. Photo Eckart Dege, 2008.