Passenger capacity: 2500 kg.
Weight: 2710 kg
Kind of the engine and its volume: 6 cylinders, 3.48 L
Engine power: 70 h.p.
Fuel consumption: 26.5 L / 100 km
Maximum speed: 70 km/h
For that moment GAZ-51 was perfect construction. The creators of GAZ-51 in comparison with GAZ-MM slightly increased the mass, and could enlarge the weight-lifting more than 1,5 times and elongate the between overhaul repairing in 12 times. The car was sturdy, firmly and could be exploited with high-g.
The new model embodied all recent developments of automotive engineering: the engine with replaceable bearing inserts, hydraulic drive gear brake, semi-automatic engine clutch, automatic spark advance of moment of ignition, and vacuum (spark control), hydraulic lever-type shock absorber in front-wheel suspension, thermostat in cooling system, chrome (chromized) top piston rings and dry cylinder sleeves.