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GAZ-GL1

GAZ-GL1

GAZ-GL1

Produced in 1938. This GAZ-M1 based race car is he fastest Soviet race car before the war.  Original GAZ-M1 engine was boosted to 65 hp instead of 50 hp. After some testing a new 6 cylinder 100 hp engine from GAZ-11 was installed and some details were redesigned (new wheel caps, dome abouve driver’s head, rounded grill plating). With original 65 hp engine the top speed was 148 km/h but when 100 hp engine was installed the top speed was 162 km/h!

Engine
Formula 4 (6) cylinder gasoline
Displacement 3,285  liters
Perfomance 65 (100) hp

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