Volga car factory began to produce a pilot batch of the new budget model LADA Granta. The first assembled car is being sent to retrofitting.
For assembly of a new model adapted the former production line sedan LADA Kalina, production of which ceased in late April. In the coming days the assembly line, converted to "Grants" will descend 15 test vehicles.
Recall that the mass production of low-cost sedan launched in October this year. First sedans will be produced at the most affordable complete set of "standard" value of 220,000 rubles. In this version of the sedan is equipped with vosmiklapannym engine 80 hp, has a non-colored bumper and 13-inch forged alloy wheels. Of security systems only inertial seat belts without preload.
Next year will begin production of more expensive models — the "norm" and "luxury." "Norma" with vomiklapannym 90-horsepower engine in contrast to the "standard" has a body-colored bumpers, Drivers airbag, 14-inch forged wheels with full wheel covers, radiator grille molding, steering wheel with height adjustment, electric power steering, front electric windows , central locking, trip computer and alarm.
Version of the "luxury" will also be equipped with safety belts with preload, front passenger airbag, ABS + BAS, alloy wheels, rear power windows, air conditioning, electrically adjustable and heated outside mirrors, heated front seats, audio system. Also, the top-end version will get the remote control door locks and trunk lid, some improvements to the exterior and interior. Granta «luxury», according to preliminary estimates, will cost 300-320 rubles. Moreover, in the next year "AvtoVAZ" promises to start production of this version of the car with an automatic transmission.