Chaika 1977 was put up for sale for 6 million Rubles. Rear-wheel drive limousine with a 5.53-litre V-shaped petrol “eight” previously belonged to the first secretary of Karachay-Cherkessia of Russia.
The advertisement has been put up to sell the Soviet limousine GAZ-13 “Chaika” produced in 1977. According to the seller, the car previously belonged to the first secretary of Karachay-Cherkessia and was used to meet important guests.
The name/surname of the former owner of the car is not indicated in the ad. First Secretary of the Karachay-Cherkess Regional Committee of the CPSU from 1975 to 1978 was Vsevolod Murakhovsky. The car could also belong to the first secretary of the Karachaevsky city Committee of the CPSU Igor Ivanov, who held this position from 1977 to 1983.
They want to get 5,980,000 rubles for a car in Moscow. Judging from the photos, the black limousine is now in excellent condition. The announcement states that the car is completely original. The only thing was that the car had chrome restored on some elements. The Seagull’s run is only 1000 kilometres.
The rear-wheel-drive car is equipped with a 5.53-litre V-shaped petrol “eight”. The power of the unit is 195 horsepower. The motor works in conjunction with an automatic transmission. Acceleration to “hundreds” takes 20 seconds for a limousine. The maximum speed is 160 kilometres per hour.
The Soviet executive car was produced in small series at the Gorky Automobile Plant from 1959 to 1981. In total, 3179 GAZ-13 “Chaika” units were manufactured during this time.
An advertisement was put up for the sale of an unusual version of the GAZ-13 “Chaika”. The 1964 white sedan was equipped with a 5.5-litre Mercedes-AMG engine. The power of the unit is 347 horsepower. It works in conjunction with an automatic transmission—the Vintage Auto tuning project updated the car.