Taganrog Automobile Plant (TagAZ) has announced the start of sales of the new budget sedan.
The car has a working title TAGAZ C10 and is a joint product of the Taganrog Automobile Plant and the company Jianghuai Automobile Co., Ltd. (JAC).
The car belongs to a popular class in Russia S. Price in the base does not exceed 12,500 dollars.
Sales start with the first complete set which already includes power steering, air conditioning, front electric windows, audio system and other options. Later the line of complete sets will be expanded, the press service of the automaker. TAGAZ C10 is equipped with a gasoline engine of 1.3 liter, 93 hp] It is based on a model JAC A138 Tojoy, introduced in China in 2008. The model design was designed by the Italian company Pininfarina.
The car 2008 model year, has repeatedly been crafted following the premiere. Has been extended range of engines, increased the number of complete sets, etc.
TagAz also made structural changes to the model before the start of sales in Russia. In particular, the technology has been refined body welding, increased the number of spot welds, providing greater strength sutures. Body passes anti-corrosion treatment on the existing standards TagAz and painted in metallic colors.
Taganrog Automobile Plant has completed certification on this model, and received a "vehicle type". Crash tests for frontal and side collisions from the first time have yielded good results, and some indicators were at times better than standard. There are plans to start shipping commercial vehicles to dealers.