There is a common thing between Vladimir Putin and Jay Leno and this is it – GAZ 21, known as Volga. Both the Russian president and the American comic currently own cars like this. White ones.

Jay Leno says he owns such car because it was KGB staff car, we suspect that Putin’s motivation behind Volga ownership was similar. It is an interesting fact that this car was the biggest and most luxurious car officially sold to retail customers in the USSR. What a pity it had a humble performing 2.4 liter gasoline engine potent for just 70 hp. Volga was definitely a heavy car and the 3-speed manual transmission wasn’t able to make it quick. And guess what, the KGB guys are the lucky ones, again. They were the only ones with access to the special 160 hp V8 engine Volga edition with max speed of 170 kmh.

1966 Volga-Gaz 21-Jay-Lenno

For the above mentioned and for many other reasons Volga was of huge importance for automotive cultures all over the east side of the Berlin wall. Now you can own an artistic interpretation of GAZ 21 Volga in motion, created by Petr Pereshivailov. Order yours in the form of beautiful art print, produced by Simply Petrol.

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Print comes rolled in a cardboard tube with caps on each side. We leave up to 2 inches depending on the size to each side to allow for future framing and matting, if desired or help your artwork “breath” and “glance”. Hang or store ideally at a relative humidity of 35 to 65, between 10 and 30” C (50 - 86F). We guarantee a gallery quality print which will not fade, or yellow even facing direct sunlight and will remain light resistant for up to a century.