Rent a Retro Car for a wedding Gaz 13 Chaika is a premium car of that era. In 1958 she won the Grand Prix in Brussels. Renting a vintage car in Kiev is perfect for weddings, because its unique shapes, chrome details - all this will not leave others unattended. A retro car will decorate any wedding celebration. Sightseeing thematic excursion around Kiev with a guide on the legendary Chaika. Call us now! The large seven-seater sedan was supposed to replace the outdated both externally and technically GAZ-12 "ZIM" on the conveyor and become the new flagship of the brand. The appearance of the novelty was developed with an eye to the American style, which was liked by the Soviet political bomber. By the way, the design and construction of the experimental "Seagull" were awarded in the 1958 Grand Prix at the World Exhibition in Brussels.
Small-scale production of the machine began on January 16, 1959. And when the question arose of how to name the new car, they settled on the name "Chaika". “Gorky residents - residents of the city, standing on the Volga, often admire the beautiful, swift flight of seagulls over the surface of the great river,” the Autoexport catalog explained to foreign consumers.
The creation of such a car was a significant step forward in the Soviet automotive industry. V-shaped "eight" with an aluminum block of cylinders with a volume of 5.5 liters developed a capacity of 195 liters. with. The working mixture was prepared by a four-chamber carburetor. Even a fully loaded car easily accelerated to 160 km / h.
Factory designers used completely new units - automatic transmission, power steering, vacuum brake booster. The load-bearing element of the "Seagull" was an X-shaped frame without side spars. The body was attached to it through rubber cushions at sixteen points. The undercarriage had an independent spring suspension at the front and a continuous axle on longitudinal semi-elliptical springs at the rear. A total of 3179 vehicles were manufactured. This instance 3162 Retro Car In Kiev Chaika from Roycestars.com