The GAZ-24 is the second car under the Volga brand that replaced the outdated GAZ-21 in 1970. The cars were used mostly as taxis and as police vehicles and by other state officials. All cars had the same trim, and obviously, no extras were available. Standard equipment included a radio and
an electric clock, among other things, and the interior was available in red, brown, or gray (no leather).
The car was powered by a 2.5 inline four-cylinder engine with 95 hp and a four-speed manual transmission.
Again, you might think that the GAZ-24 doesn't look so bad, but consider that in the same period, Mercedes launched the S-Class and BMW started production of the 7-Series, and you'll likely have a change of heart.