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GAZ Chaika

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 GAZ Chaika

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5522 cm3 / 337.0 cu in / 337.0 cu in, 154.4 kW / 207.1 hp / 207.1 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 402.0 N·m / 296.5 lb·ft / 296.5 lb·ft @ 2300 rpm / 2300 rpm / 2300 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)GAZIssued from1979
ModelChaikaIssued until
SerieChaikaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGAZCountryRU

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length6114 mm / 240.7 in / 240.7 inTotal (curb) weight2584 kg / 5697 lb / 5697 lb
Width2019 mm / 79.5 in / 79.5 inDry weight
Height1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3449 mm / 135.8 in / 135.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1541 mm / 60.7 in / 60.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1530 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance180 mm / 7.1 in / 7.1 inFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.62 m2 / 28.2 sq ft / 28.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerGAZValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore100.0 mm / 3.94 in / 3.94 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke87.9 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.14
Fuel supply2 LK3 Type K113 carbsEngine displacement5522 cm3 / 337.0 cu in / 337.0 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity690.25 cm3/cylinder / 42.122 cu in/cylinder / 42.122 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power154.4 kW / 207.1 hp / 207.1 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque402.0 N·m / 296.5 lb·ft / 296.5 lb·ft at 2300 rpm / 2300 rpm / 2300 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)61.8 kW / 82.8 hp / 82.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output28.0 kW/l / 0.614 bhp/cu in / 0.614 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque72.8 N·m/l / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.54

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio80.1 kW/ton / 60.7 bhp/ton / 60.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringroller & sector PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle8.0 m / 26.2 ft / 26.2 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearRadius arms, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of GAZ Chaika

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