Cars intended for high-ranking government officials in any country and at any time embodied all the best ideas and technologies of auto manufactiring, from the most modern designs and to the most advanced technological achievements.
The Soviet automobile industry was no exception. Executive cars of the highest class were manufactured at the First state automobile plant named after I.V. Stalin (ZIS, later renamed as I.A. Likhachev Moscow Automobile Plant) and Gorky Automobile Plant. These cars that are exhibited in the UMMC Auto Museum were once considered the flagships of the domestic automobile industry, combining advanced technologies, luxurious designs and maximum comfort.