Everything about the car GAZ M1

GAZ M1, in common called "Emkoy" is a symbol of the pre-war and post-war era.This model was produced in 1936-1948 gg., Only during the war, it was adjourned.The car was a modification of gas A car that had leatherette roof.Unlike its predecessor, the new model had a metal body, which allowed the use of these "light vehicles" in time of war.

GAZ M1 is a product of joint efforts by Soviet engineers and the company Ford, which was carried out in the framework of a ten-year contract.It is based on the American model fell Ford Model B with four-cylinder engine, which has been enhanced up to 50 horsepower.Moreover, rather strongly it changed chassis, wherein the front and rear springs, which are arranged laterally have longitudinal replaced in an amount of 4 pieces.Modifications are also subjected to steering wheels.The latter were replaced with a spoke on the disc that is perfectly suited for the Russian roads.

was also slightly changed shape and interior GAZ M1.For example, the car has been modified

front fenders, optional shaped seat adjustment for the length of the legs.At the doorway vents were performed, and the mechanical index number of petrol has been replaced with an electric.Also now you can turn on and off lights, pressing the foot on the special switch.

GAZ M1 produced in black with a red stripe, and his salon had a woolen cloth upholstery in gray or brown.The machine is moved using primitive quality fuels - from gasoline to kerosene cheap.In general, GAZ M1 was considered reliable and fail-safe mechanism.His car got the name from the abbreviation Gorky Automobile Plant (GAZ) and the letter M by the name Molotov, whose name then was of the company.1 means the serial number of the machine.

GAZ M1 buy today rather difficult.But those who want to make a purchase, you need to know that there are several varieties of these machines.The model, produced since 1938, can be present six-cylinder engine, and the car, which were issued in 1937-1941., May be a taxi, as evidenced by the presence of additional elements of color and taximeter.Also, there are rare instances of cars built during World War II, samples of the type of chaise (without top) and track-wheeled all-terrain vehicles on the basis of "Emka".

very hard to find people who want to give way to someone at an affordable price GAZ M1.The sale of these brands is usually carried out through special sections for vintage cars on internet resources.It makes sense to talk with the owner about the condition of the body, asthe car can be around 60-70 years old, to evaluate the overall technical condition.Keep in mind that spare parts for this machine, and the relevant masters are hard to find, which entails the risk of lack of movement in the car.Although such machines often purchased for the collection of content.Total GAZ M1 represented in today's Internet market is the strength of a few dozen samples with a cost of 100-200 thousand. Rubles to several million, depending on the security.