A prototype of the SUV Aurus will be ready in early 2019

MOSCOW, August 29. /TASS/. A prototype of the SUV Aurus will be ready early next year. This was said at the presentation of the Aurus sedan at the Moscow auto show, the Minister of industry and trade of Russia Denis Manturov.

“In the beginning of next year will be a prototype SUV” – he said at a press conference.

Manturov also believes that these cars will be interesting for the European market and also for countries in the Middle East.

“I think one of the first customers [for the car] will appear in Europe in the first place,” he said, noting that the UAE and other Middle East countries will also be interested in machines Aurus.

The Minister added that the applications received on Aurus already block the production possibilities for 2019.

“[The cars Aurus] has already exceeded the possibilities of the production cycle 2019”, – he said.

Manturov also said that a convertible car brand is being developed and may be represented at the parade on may 9 in 2020.

“The objective of this set [for the preparation of a convertible for the parade of Victory] on may 9 – just “Yes” to the question – what year. I can’t promise that it will happen in 2019, but in 2020, I promise”, he said.