Here is a photo report from the “KAMAZ-Master” team sport centre. The team is famous all over the world for its multiple wins in Paris-Dakar Rally and other important international competitions. For 2 years they have been building their own specialized centre in Naberezhnye Chelny and a few days ago invited photo correspondents to have a look at the new KAMAZ-4326, to take part in a master-class and an excursion round the centre.
KAMAZ-4326 is a new model of the latest generation. It has 8-cylinder diesel engine with total displacement of 18.47 l and engine capacity of 850 h.p. Its weight is 9300 kg, but the peak speed is 195 kmph.
The truck has 1000-liter fuel tank.
The test-drive itself.
It’s practically impossible to get into this monster without a stepladder!
The most valuables prizes of the team – Dakar Rally awards.
Here are the future racing trucks. Every truck is constructed manually.
The total number of team’s members is 100 including engineers, technicians, sportsmen and operating personnel.
Not only sport-trucks for the team are constructed here, but also custom-made trucks for all comers.
After taking part in the Dakar Rally, every truck is taken into pieces to be carefully examined.
The center is built perfectly – here is everything for work and rest. It’s a dining room.
Here is a gym with good modern equipment.
A swimming-pool and 2 saunas.
Location: Naberezhnye Chelny