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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. The GAZ-67 used the same parts that were being used to build other GAZ vehicles.

Fuel

Under the dashboard was located the fuel tank.

Passengers

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

Production

  • GAZ-67:
    • Manufacturer: Gorkiy Avtomobil Zavod (Gorky Car Factory)
    • Production: 1943 - 1953

Usage

Vietnam and Korea

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

Specifications

  GAZ-67
Crew  
Passengers  
Physical Characteristics  
Weight  
Length  
Height  
Width  
Ground clearance  
Wheelbase 4' 2"
1.27 m
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 1
Passengers 3
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 2,684 lb, 2,690 lb
1,220 kg
Length 10' 11.33"
3.34 m
Height 5' 7"
1.7 m
Width 5' 6"
1.68 m
Ground clearance  
Wheelbase 6' 0.75"
1.85 m
Armament  
Quantity  
Armor Thickness (mm)  
Engine (Make / Model) 1: GAZ-A
Cylinders 4
Capacity 3.28 l
Net HP 54
Transmission (Type) 4 forward, 1 reverse
Fuel (Type) Gasoline
Octane  
Capacity  
Performance  
Traverse  
Speed - Road 46.8 mph, 56 mph
75 kph, 90 kph
Speed - Cross Country  
Range - Road 468 miles
750 km
Range - Cross Country  
Turning radius  
Elevation limits  
Fording depth 1' 6"
0.45 m
Trench crossing  
Vertical Obstacle  
Suspension (Type)  
Wheels each side 2
Tires 6.50x16
OR 7.00x16

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