History coupe ZAZ Sport-900

30-03-2017, 12:00
Few people know that in the 60s "hunchbacked" ZAZ-965in all seriousness they planned to turn it into a sports car of the Porsche 911 type. Specialists from the famous Institute NAMI and the Moscow Institute of Automobile Bodywork created an elegant MKZ-NAMI coupe Sport-900. The project was led by designer Edward Molchanov.
History coupe ZAZ Sport-900

The first copy of the coupe Zaporozhets collected in 1963. The ZAZ-965A chassis was fitted with a streamlined fiberglass body with a length of 3725 mm and a height of only 1170 mm. The design shows the features of the rear-engined coupe Renault Caravelle and Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia.
History coupe ZAZ Sport-900

Have a coupeSport 900landing formula 2 + 2, that is, the developers even managed to keep the rear seats. A very tilted center console looks familiar in many modern sports cars.
History coupe ZAZ Sport-900

The use of fiberglass body panels made it possible to reduce the weight of the car to 500 kg. So even with the standard 900-cc 27-horsepower engine and 4-speed manual transmission, it was faster than the Zaporozhets and developed a speed of over 100 km / h.
History coupe ZAZ Sport-900

The developers hoped that they would receive permission to produce the ZAZ Sport-900 coupe in Zaporizhia.However, the Soviet government abandoned the project, and the matter did not go further than 5-6 prototypes.

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