On Zile will produce budget cars Bear

Moscow factory "ZIL" fall release pilot lot of budget cars "Bear", according to the Online project.

Long term lease of the plant area is enclosed, currently members of the firm, "Bear-Tula-Moscow" ready room to the top of the assembly.

With the pipeline company in September and October 2012, 150 cars will go, "Teddy Bear" with a body "versatile" and the 100 version with a body "pick-up van." All versions meet the environmental standards "Euro-3".

At the core of "Bears" is a frame made of low-alloy steels, which are mounted on polymer body panels. The car has front-wheel drive and is equipped with four-cylinder engine "ZAZ" a volume of 1.3 liters and output of 70 horsepower. Its top speed is 155 kilometers per hour.

Company representatives say that it can be mounted "VAZ" motors and assemblies from Renault Twingo, Peugeot 107 and Volkswagen Lupo.

Its ground clearance is 185 mm, and the boot capacity ranges from 400 to 800 liters (depending on the position of the rear seats). Fuel consumption of 5.8 liters per "hundred."

The main modification of the "Bears" is a four-seater wagon worth 195,000 rubles. Van and pick-up on the basis of "Bears" will cost 170,000 rubles, and the version for people with disabilities — 215,000 rubles.

As can be seen from the description of the model on the official website, based on the "Bears" can be created by a sports car, as well as a convertible.

Employees argue that the number of pre-orders for the car increases. Their exact number is not reported, but it is known that at the moment they are less than a thousand.

The founder of "Bear-Tula-Moscow", founded in 2004, is the world chess champion Anatoly Karpov. Chessplayer said, that the vehicle is positioned "for not very strong middle class." Production was planned to start in 2005 at a plant in Tula region, but had to postpone the release of cars.

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