ZiL 4102 “Raisa”

The car was designed by order of Mikhail Gorbachev. Rolls-Royce cars were taken as models, but in the end the Zil-4102 looked more like the 1985 Cadillac Fleetwood Limousine. Two prototypes were made, unofficially known as “Mishka” and “Raisa” (affectionate forms of “Mikhail” and “Raisa” (i.e. Gorbachev and his wife)). Surprisingly, the Soviet president disliked the result, and the car was never mass produced.

Luxury Soviet cars: ZiL 4102 "Raisa"

Motor: ZiL-114, 6.8 L

Issued: 2 items in 1985

Museum of Zil, Moscow

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