ZIS-150

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ZIS-150
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ZiS-150B
Overview
Manufacturer ZiS
Also called
  • Roman SR-101 (Romania)
  • FAW Jie Fang CA-10 (China)
Model years
Assembly Moscow, USSR
Body and chassis
Class Truck
Layout FR layout
Related ZIS-151
Powertrain
Engine 5.6L ZIS-150 I6
Transmission 5-speed manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase 4,000 mm (157.5 in)
Length 6,720 mm (264.6 in)
Width 2,385 mm (93.9 in)
Height 2,180 mm (85.8 in)
Curb weight
  • 3,900 kg (8,598 lb) (ZIS-150)
  • 3,815 kg (8,411 lb) (ZIS-120N)
Chronology
Predecessor ZIS-5
Successor ZIL-164
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The ZIS-150 was a Soviet truck. In 1947 it replaced the ZIS-5 on assembly line. ZIS-150 together with GAZ-51 was the main Soviet truck of the 1950s, judging by their quantity. The cabin of ZIS-150 was similar with the cabin of International Harvester KR11 truck. A tractor-trailer version of the ZIS-150, the ZIS-120N, was sold from 1956-1957. In 1957, the base ZIS-150 model was replaced by ZIL-164, which differed outwardly only by vertical grille bars and bumper. ZIS-150 was also manufactured in Braşov, Romania between 1954-1960 as the "Steagul Rosu" (Red Flag) SR-101 and in China as the Jie Fang CA-10 at First Automobile Works. At least one prototype was built in North Korea under the name "Chollima".

  • Years of production: 1947 - 1957
  • Overall production: 774615 units

Specifications[edit]

  • 4x2 4000 kg truck
  • Engine: 90 hp/2400 rpm, 6-cyl, 5555 cc
  • Bore/Stroke: 101.6/114.3 mm
  • Length: 6,720 mm (264.6 in), width: 2,385 mm (93.9 in), height: 2,180 mm (85.8 in)
  • Wheelbase: 4,000 mm (157.5 in), rear axis clearance: 265 mm (10.4 in)
  • Front wheel track: 1,700 mm (66.9 in)
  • Rear track: 1,740 mm (68.5 in)
  • Turning radius on front outer wheel: 8.0 m (26.2 ft)
  • Compression ratio: 6.0
  • Clutch: twin disk, dry
  • Gearbox: 5 speeds
  • Weight (without load): 3,900 kg (8,598 lb)
  • Maximal speed (loaded, highway): 65 km/h (40 mph)
  • Tyres: 9,00x20 inches
  • Fuel capacity: 150 L (40 US gal; 33 imp gal)
  • Fuel consumption: 29 L/100 km (9.7 mpg-imp; 8.1 mpg-US)

Variants[edit]

  • ZIS-150: Original production version. Produced 1947-1957.
  • ZIS-120N: Tractor-trailer version. Produced 1956-1957.
  • ZIS-151: Three-axle version. Produced 1948-1958.
  • ZIS-156: Gas generator version.
  • ZIS-MMZ-585: Dump truck version. Produced 1950-1955.
  • ZIL-164: Improved ZIS-150. Produced 1957-1964.

See also[edit]