GAZ-55

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Model GAZ-55
Seating 10 (or 6 wounded)
Curb weight, kg TOTAL 2,370
front axle -
rear axle -
Gross weight, kg TOTAL -
front axle -
rear axle  
Payload [carrying capacity] weight, kg -
Permissible [semi-]trailer weight, kg -
Length, mm 5425
Width, mm 2040
Height, mm 2340
Wheelbase, mm 3340
Track width, mm front -
rear -
Minimal ground clearance, mm under front axle -
under rear axle 200
Minimal radius of turn, m b/n curbs (outer front wheel) -
b/n walls (extreme exterior dimension -
Maximum speed, km/h 70
Fuel consumption, liters/100km 20.5
Acceleration time from 0-100 km/h, seconds -
Transmission gearbox 4 gears
gearbox ratios -
main gear ratio -
transfer case ratio -
clutch -
Wheels number -
tire size 6,50-20
tire pressure, kg/cm2 -
Suspension front -
rear -
Steering gear -
gear ratio -
Brakes braking distance, m -
service (foot) -
parking (hand) -
Filling capacities, liters fuel tank 40
engine cooling system -
engine lubrication system -
gearbox housing  -
axle housing -
steering system cylinder -
shock absorbers -
hydraulic brake drive -
air filter -
Carburetor -
Electric equipment -
Accumulator battery -
Generator [alternator] -
Relay-regulator -
Starter motor -
Timer-distributor -
Spark plugs -
Engine engine type 4 cylinder, carb., 4-stroke, sv
cylinder work order -
maximum horsepower, hp 50 @ 2,800 rpm
maximum torque, Nm 17
displacement, liters 3.285
compression ratio 4.6:1
bore/stroke, mm 98.43 / 107.95
Years of production 1938-1945
Overall units made 9130
Wheel arrangement 4 X 2
Pictures 17 KB (b/w, side view [1])

25 KB (b/w, front view, pre-1942 [2])

25 KB (color, side view, ambulance, drawing [4])

42 KB (color, side view, ambulance, drawing [3])

64 KB (b/w, side view, pre-1942 [24])

10 KB (b/w, side view, drawing [103])

Just like any other GAZ-AA modification, in 1942 this bus was slightly simplified. Its spoilers were simplified and only one headlight left. This bus, made on a GAZ-AA chassis, was primarily used as an ambulance in the Great Patriotic War (known to westerners as World War II).

 

Page created on Wednesday, September 23, 1998. Page last updated on Saturday, December 08, 2001 10:32:56 PM EST.