SAMARA, March 10. /Corr. Alexey Sokolov/. “AVTOVAZ” has started production of ultra low-cost version of the car LADA Priora (the”Lada Priora”), the first machines have already arrived to dealers reported in the press center of the automaker.
“LADA Priora in the new version of “Standard” is in response to changes in the vehicle market. Most affordable “Priora” is designed for customers who need a reliable car with a basic set of options,” – said the press center.
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As previously reported, the new version is 389 thousand rubles. The first vehicle includes a driver’s airbag, child seat mounting ISOFIX, daytime running lights, ABS, 13-inch wheels. The machine is equipped with a 1.6-liter 8-valve engine capacity of 87 horsepower and 5-speed manual gearbox with cable-drive.
In the fall of 2015 in a number of media reported about the plans of “AVTOVAZ” to stop the issue of “Prior” in December 2015 and the absence of this model in the production plan for 2016. Later, the “AVTOVAZ” reported that production of cars LADA Priora will be saved, but the model will be converted in ultra low-cost segment.
“Lada Priora” is one of the most popular cars on the Russian market. In 2014 entered the top ten of the rating of sales of new passenger cars. The release of “priors” began in 2007.