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Gas - 21 histories of the car of my childhood of

V 1962 - 1970kh years from the conveyor the new " models were produced; Volga this time gas - 22, then more GAS perfect model - 23 was produced. In 1965 appeared new the fourth the GAS series - 21. It would be desirable to pay special attention To Volga - taxi. It is a separate type of the GAS model - 21 Began to use rubber plugs and a press - butterdishes. Volga GAS - 21, or M - 21, gave 70 hp at 4000 turns of the engine a minute, besides on To Volga serial automatic transmission which had slightly dampish appearance in the form of the hydrotransformer and planetary 3khstupenchatoy boxes was applied.

GAS - 21 Car, as Yury Detochkin it was quite popular in the Soviet years. Volga Gas - 21 histories of creation which, goes to XX - y a century. For the first time on Gorky Automobile Plant the decision on development of cardinally new model of the car in 1953 was made. It was supposed that future Volga will be able to replace already outdated M - 20 Victory . Then the group of the best designers and engineers of the country under control of A. Nevzorov was created. GAS - 21 is considered a prototype brand of the American " car; Ford . After long works, the design was approved at the beginning of 1954. Technical " parameters; Volga were one of the best in the Soviet Russia. Here it would be desirable to note the verkhneklapanny engine experimental at that time, the hemispherical combustion chamber and the chain drive of a cam-shaft. Especially for gas 21 two types of transmissions were developed: automatic and mechanical, but both are three-stage. Tires at the first " models; Volga had parameters 6, 70 - 15.

A photo M20 GAS the Victory

the Main distinctive feature of the car was a deer who soared up on a cowl with is proud of the raised head. History of this deer disappears far the cities Nizhny Novgorod: several centuries ago this animal decorated a municipal coat of arms. The huge number of cases was connected even not with plunder of the car how many with plunder of this well-known figurine. However, in 1962 the deer from a cowl was moved away. The decision of G. K. Zhukov who on display " became the main reason of such changes; Volga in the Kremlin, showed negative attitude to an animal. The deer was urgently removed, there was a star on forward part of the car which could not but be pleasant to the official. Thus, in the early sixties GAS - 21pereshla on the new level of the development.

The photo of the First GAS 21

Should be noted about the sizes of the light car and impressive salon huge at that time in which was located the person, five, adult passengers! The first several years of release were followed by simple, but volume salon. In 1961 for the first time the designer apply a bezgvozdevy covering of a roof, and folding legs (which took place to be on the first " vapors; release) just cleaned. The first three samples of Volga were ready in 1955, then they were subjected to tests. Two Volga let out with automatic transmission and one car with mechanical. Developers as much as possible tried to squeeze out cars: Volga has to pass where passed and Victory too Since October 10, 1956, GAS - 21 began to produce the first " models; Volga from the conveyor. At first cars were equipped with the centralized lubrication system when from pressing a special pedal oil climbed pipelines. Then, with the advent of new Volga refused such system. Began to use rubber plugs and a press - butterdishes. Volga GAS - 21, or M - 21, gave 70 hp at 4000 turns of the engine a minute, besides on To Volga serial automatic transmission which had slightly dampish appearance in the form of the hydrotransformer and planetary 3khstupenchatoy boxes was applied.

A photo GAS - 21

B 1962 - 1970kh years from the conveyor the new " models were produced; Volga this time gas - 22, then more GAS perfect model - 23 was produced. In 1965 appeared new the fourth the GAS series - 21. It would be desirable to pay special attention To Volga - taxi. It is a separate type of the GAS model - 21 which was let out especially for transportations, the car has the strong engine in 80 hp and the check point lever installed on a floor, and also some design improvements. Each time the inside of the car, external design, technical characteristics became better, and popularity Volga among the population was and is still rather high. In only 13 and a half years about 640 thousand cars with brand M (GAS) - 21 were released! This car - an embodiment of the whole era, is a legend, is similar To the Victory . A time machine fate - N - a beater, the family car and an embodiment of the Soviet espionage passions. GAS - 21 histories of the classical car actual both in the past, and in the real century, as the rare car.

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