Car Pictures Gallery
Write a Review | Do you have problems with car? 
 

 Car Directory

 » Used Cars For Sale
 » Write a Review




GAZ Pictures - Car Pictures Gallery

GAZ (RTS:GAZA) or Gorkovsky Avtomobilny Zavod (Russia, Nizhny Novgorod), translated as Gorky Automobile Plant (Russian: ГАЗ or Го́рьковский автомоби́льный заво́д), started in 1929 as NNAZ, a cooperation between Ford and the Soviet Union.

In May 1929 the Soviet Union signed an agreement with the Ford Motor Company. Under its terms, the Soviets agreed to purchase $13 million worth of automobiles and parts, while Ford agreed to give technical assistance until 1938 to construct an integrated automobile-manufacturing plant at Nizhny Novgorod. Completed in 1932, the factory and marque was titled Gorkovsky Avtomobilny Zavod, or GAZ. GAZ's first vehicle was the medium-priced Ford Model A, sold as the GAZ- A, and a light truck, the Ford Model AA (GAZ-AA). GAZ-A production commenced in 1932 and lasted until 1936, during which time over 100,000 examples were built.

Used GAZ

GAZ 69GAZ 63GAZ ChaikaGAZ 69GAZ 69GAZ PobedaGAZ 66



GAZ models


Preview by: text preview / picture preview

1938 gaz 1414

1947 gaz 2020

1939 gaz 20m20M

1957 gaz 2121

1991 gaz 2102921029

1958 gaz 21m21M

1960 gaz 21r21R

1969 gaz 21us21US

1970 gaz 2222

1992 gaz 22172217

2002 gaz 2217122171

1972 gaz 2424

1974 gaz 24012401

1982 gaz 24022402

1977 gaz 24102410

1991 gaz 24112411

1989 gaz 24122412

1996 gaz 27052705

1999 gaz 27522752

2001 gaz 27572757

2000 gaz 30103010

1983 gaz 31023102

1997 gaz 3102231022

1998 gaz 310221310221

1993 gaz 3102931029

2000 gaz 3102i3102I

2004 gaz 31053105

1997 gaz 31103110

1997 gaz 3110i3110I

2001 gaz 31113111

1993 gaz 31293129

1989 gaz 322132322132

1995 gaz 33023302

1994 gaz 3302133021

2005 gaz 3302333023

2001 gaz 33073307

1999 gaz 3307333073

2005 gaz 33093309

1986 gaz 5353

1966 gaz 6363

1984 gaz 6666

1939 gaz 6767

1951 gaz 6969

1940 gaz chaikaCHAIKA

1947 gaz gazGAZ

1948 gaz pobedaPOBEDA

2008 gaz sobolSOBOL

1949 gaz volgaVOLGA

2008 gaz volga siberVOLGA SIBER



Many American engineers and skilled auto workers moved to the Soviet Union to work at GAZ. A few American workers stayed on after the plant's completion in 1932, and became victims of Stalin's Great Terror, either shot or exiled to Soviet gulags. The factory's name changed when the city was renamed after Maxim Gorky. From 1935 to 1956, the official name was augmented with imeni Molotova (literally, named after Molotov).

The GAZ-A was succeeded by the more modern GAZ M1 (based largely on the Ford V8), produced from 1936 to 1942. The M letter stands for Molotovets ('of Molotov's fame'), it was the origin of the car's nickname, M'ka (Эмка).

Experience with the A and the M1 allowed the GAZ engineers to develop their own car model independently of Ford. Called the GAZ 11, this more upscale model entered production in 1942 and remained in limited wartime production until 1946. The M2's bodyshell entered limited production in 1941, mounted on a four-wheel drive chassis and sold in small quantities as the GAZ-61 (quite possibly the world's first all-wheel drive passenger car).

During the war years, GAZ engineers worked to develop an all-new car model to enter production once hostilities ended. Called the GAZ-M20 Pobeda (Victory), this affordably-priced sedan with streamlined, fastback styling, entered production in 1946 and was produced by GAZ until 1958. (Licensed production under the name Warszawa continued in Polish FSO until the 1970s). GAZ-72, a four wheel drive version, was produced in low volume.

During the war GAZ also assembled Chevrolet G7107 and G7117 (G7107 with winch) from parts shipped from the USA according to Lend Lease agreement.

GAZ also made GAZ-12 ZIM, GAZ-21 and GAZ-24 Volga and the luxury cars GAZ-13 and GAZ-14 Chaika. GAZ also makes trucks and 4x4s such as the GAZel and the famous GAZ-69.

As DaimlerChrysler modernized its Sterling Heights Assembly plant in 2006, the old Dodge Stratus assembly line and tooling was sold to GAZ and will be shipped to Nizhny Novgorod in Russia. GAZ will resume production of the Stratus, and may introduce additional variants in the future, as GAZ has purchased the rights to use the platform in new vehicles., whilst the company originally announced that the Volga will be phased out completely. However, GAZ has recently reversed course. Volga production, initially scheduled to end in 2007, will continue indefinitely and the car will receive a facelift. GAZ will adopt a new marketing tack, attempting to position the 1960s era design as a "retro" vehicle, while the Stratus-based products may also be sold under the Volga brand.



 » Read More About GAZ




CARS-DIRECTORY.NET Used Cars For Sale | Car Specifications | Automotive Troubleshooting | New & Used Car Reviews | Privacy Policy

Pictures GAZ - Photos, Pics, Wallpapers, Images.
Used GAZ For Sale