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ZIL-4906 Bluebird

ZIL-4906 Bluebird

  Produced 1980-1991. About 20 “bluebirds” were built. Among other things it was used to search and transport landed astronauts. Both front and rear wheels steer. It has fiber-glass body. It has ability to reduce the airpressure in tyres to ...

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GAZ-16

GAZ-16 experimental hover car

Experimental hover car GAZ-16. Chekc out the video, this vechicle appears from 1:33. In the beginning of the video you can see earlier NAMI AVP experimental model.  Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:

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ZIS-485

ZIS-485

Production started in 1952.  It was designed as bigger brother of GAZ-46. Its based on ZIS-151 truck. After newer ZIL-157 was introduced, the ZIS-485 was also modernized and named ZIL-485A. Wheels 6×6, amphibious. Engine (ZIS-123) Formula straight 6 cylinders Displacement 5,555 Compression ratio 6,0:1 max ...

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ZIL-2906

ZIL-2906

ZIL-2906 is a screw driven vechicle. Designed to be used with ZIL-4906 Bluebird. Bluebird itself is able to go places where almost no other vechicle can but then to go even further there is ZIL-2906. It was used to get ...

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VAZ-2122

VAZ-2122

Produced 1978-1987. It remained experimental model and only 21 were made. The other similar prototype was also VAZ-E2122. Its amphibious car – on water it uses wheels propulsion only. First protoypes had problems with cooling (gearbox and front differential). Thats ...

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ZIL-135P

ZIL-135P

Produced 1965-? Actually it is a  ZIL-135 (BAZ-135) modification but its different enough to post it separately.  It is longer and fully amphibious version. Its interesting to note that for the first time the body was made of reinforced fiber-glass. ...

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LuAZ-967

LuAZ-967

Produced -1961-1975. Its a small 4×4 amphibious vechicle. It was designed for military to transport wounded from front line and to transport amunition. Its interesting that it uses only its wheels to move in water, it also steers using only ...

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GAZ-46

GAZ-46

  Produced 1952-1955. Its  GAZ-69 based 5-seat light amphibious vechicle. Its also called GAZ-46 “MAV”. Design of this jeep is similar to Ford GPA.  For moving in water it has screw propeller in the back. Wheels 4×4 Engine (GAZ-69) Formula 4 ...

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