24 Some Russian tunning. ZAZ

Some Russian tunning. ZAZ

Posted on July 16, 2007 by

During the Soviet times Zaporozhets (or ZAZ) was an inexpensive Ukranian automobile for ordinary people. It was famous for petrol heating in salon. Nowadays it has become a real rare car and one of the symbols of Soviet era. Probably that’s why some street racers and professional designers like to take old ZAZ models and convert into new racing cars. Some transformations look really amazing.






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24 responses to “Some Russian tunning. ZAZ”

  1. msierant says:

    The orange one from the last photos is nice 😉

  2. 1) ZAZ has never had all-wheel drive

    2) at least 2 of pics are a nasty photoshop

  3. VodkaPoro says:

    That car with text “LAPUAN UA” is from Finland. It means Lapua´s racing drivers.

  4. maxD says:

    Some are indeed very nice and creative. Hope they improved the engine and performance too.

  5. John from Kansas says:

    The jitney is cute.

  6. MrSmile says:

    One of the cars is a Skoda.

  7. Ummagumma says:

    I don’t like the suicide doors…

  8. Heyde says:

    I think, some of those cars are not ZAZs…
    is for sure Czech car Skoda 100
    ( http://www.volny.cz/nex/auta/obr-sk/skoda100.jpg )

  9. illlich says:

    Air cooled engine, like on the old VWs?

    Air cooled engine autos are true “people’s cars”– very easy to work on the engine, like a big lawnmower engine.

  10. Stephen says:

    That’s awesome! But they aren’t that rare. And lot’s of those aren’t zaps. I love the red ‘Sparco’ zap with the engine made of spare parts. haha.

  11. Bean-O says:

    My dad’s first car was a used Zaparozhets.

    That old thing was rusted to the core. It’s wheel fell off when he was driving it home. Thankfully there was a towtruck nearby. (Those things were RARE back then, my dad had a REAL stroke of luck there.)

    Either way he patched his up, spray-painted it green (by filling a bottle with green paint, poking holes in it and putting a hose to it increasing the pressure inside.), installed Lada signal lights in the back and it lasted for a few years until he reluctantly sold it to a good friend.

    He still has fond memories of the old gal.

  12. otto3 says:

    silly, this is Skoda

  13. DG says:

    Orange rodster is not a tuned ZAZ. This is completely scratch builded car.

  14. Evo says:

    Orange Car is Czech Car Škoda!!! and Slovakia tunning!!!
    = SK NR 653CR
    = (Land Slovakia) (City Nitra) and 653CR
    Im record 6 Fotos for my site 🙂 Autosalón Nitra 2006 link=

  15. daSSad says:

    Nice engine.
    I like it…

  16. Pataki. József says:

    Nagyon király gépek!!!

  17. It’s better than one chewrolet…
    And that engine it’s amazing…

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