ZIS-115

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ZIS-115
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Stalin's ZIS-115 at the Technikmuseum Sinsheim
Overview
Manufacturer ZiS
Production
  • 1948-1949
  • 32 built
Body and chassis
Class Armored limousine
Body style 4-door sedan
Layout FR layout
Related ZIS-110
Powertrain
Engine 6.0L ZIS-115 I8
Transmission 3-speed manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase 3,760 mm (148.0 in)
Length 6,000 mm (236.2 in)
Width 1,960 mm (77.2 in)
Height 1,730 mm (68.1 in)
Curb weight 4,200 kg (9,259 lb)

The ZIS-115 is a Soviet built armored version of the ZIS-110, designed and built especially for Joseph Stalin. The heavily armored car weighed over 4 tons, windows (each of which weighed over 200 kg (441 lb)) were powered by a hydraulic system. Its 6.0-liter (366 cubic inches) straight-eight engine (an upgraded version of the ZIS-110 engine) generated 162 hp.