A Chaika (Russian: Чайка), which means gull, is a luxury automobile from the Soviet Union made by GAZ. The vehicle is one step down from the ZIL limousine.

Gaz - A Chaika (Russian: Чайка), which means gull, is a luxury automobile from the Soviet Union made by GAZ. The vehicle is one step down from the ZIL limousine. - Retro and Classics

Chaika production consisted of two generations. The Mark 1 Chaika, the GAZ M13, debuted in 1958.[1] The cabriolet was made in 1961 and 1962 for official parades.[2] It was produced from 1959 to 1981, with 3,179 built in all.[3] The M13 was powered by a 195-hp SAE gross 5.5 L V8 and driven through a push-button automatic transmission of a similar design to the Chrysler TorqueFlite unit. It was offered as a saloon (GAZ 13), limousine (GAZ 13A), and four-door cabriolet (GAZ 13B) with an electrohydraulic top.