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Soviet Union's GAZ-67 light car

Design

The GAZ-67 was based on the Jeeps being received via Lend-Lease.1,2 The GAZ-67 used the same parts that were being used to build other GAZ vehicles.1

Fuel

Under the dashboard was located the fuel tank.1

Passengers

The GAZ-67 had four seats, one for the driver and the rest for the passengers.1

Production

  • GAZ-67:
    • Manufacturer: Gorkiy Avtomobil Zavod (Gorky Car Factory)1
    • Production: 1943 - 19531,2

Usage

Vietnam and Korea

After World War II the GAZ-67s saw service in Vietnam and Korea.1,2

Specifications

  GAZ-67
Crew  
Passengers  
Physical Characteristics  
Weight  
Length  
Height  
Width  
Ground clearance  
Wheelbase 4' 2"1
1.27 m1
Armament  
Quantity  
Armor Thickness (mm)  
Engine (Make / Model)  
Cylinders  
Capacity  
Net HP  
Transmission (Type)  
Fuel (Type)  
Octane  
Capacity  
Performance  
Traverse  
Speed - Road  
Speed - Cross Country  
Range - Road  
Range - Cross Country  
Turning radius  
Elevation limits  
Fording depth  
Trench crossing  
Vertical Obstacle  
Suspension (Type)  
Wheels each side  
Tires  
  GAZ-67B
Crew 11,2
Passengers 31
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 2,684 lb2, 2,690 lb1
1,220 kg1,2
Length 10' 11.33"1,2
3.34 m1,2
Height 5' 7"1,2
1.7 m1,2
Width 5' 6"1,2
1.68 m1,2
Ground clearance  
Wheelbase 6' 0.75"1
1.85 m1
Armament  
Quantity  
Armor Thickness (mm)  
Engine (Make / Model) 1: GAZ-A1,2
Cylinders 41,2
Capacity 3.28 l1,2
Net HP 541,2
Transmission (Type) 4 forward, 1 reverse1,2
Fuel (Type) Gasoline1,2
Octane  
Capacity  
Performance  
Traverse  
Speed - Road 46.8 mph2, 56 mph1
75 kph2, 90 kph1
Speed - Cross Country  
Range - Road 468 miles2
750 km2
Range - Cross Country  
Turning radius  
Elevation limits  
Fording depth 1' 6"2
0.45 m2
Trench crossing  
Vertical Obstacle  
Suspension (Type)  
Wheels each side 2
Tires 6.50x161
OR 7.00x161

Sources:

  1. The Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War II, Chris Bishop, 1998
  2. Armored Fighting Vehicles, 300 of the World's Greatest Military Vehicles, Philip Trewhitt, 1999
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site