Experimental model of IZH “Leader” produced by the USSR

Rare motorcycles. Experimental model of IZH “Leader” produced by the USSR. The only experimental sample of an escort motorcycle with a rotary piston engine (two-section rotary-piston engine RD-601). Designed in Togliatti and is unified with rotary engines from the VAZ, which in those years were actively used in special service vehicles (KGB).

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Moscow

Years of production: 1989

Country of origin: USSR

Issued: 1 unit

Weight: 145 kg

Power: 52 hp

Speed: 195 km / h

Lada Izhevsk (IZh) is a subsidiary of the state-owned carmaking company AvtoVAZ based in Izhevsk, Russia. It was formerly a subsidiary of Izmash under the IzhAvto brand, and manufactured both motorcycles and automobiles. The company was given its current name in 2017.

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