The exhibition of automotive components "Interavto", which runs parallel to the Moscow Motor Show debut rally modification of the updated hatchback Lada Kalina.
The car was built by "Lada’s image", which is a supplier of spare parts for the models of the Volga car, and the design of aerodynamic body kit engaged Togliatti designer Vitaly Ivanov.
Rally "Kalina" received an upgraded suspension (front "McPherson" back on independent wishbones), powerful brakes AP Racing, racing "buckets" with four-point seat belts and a roll cage. Weight hatchback was reduced to 1,080 kilograms.
"Vazovskuyu" 1.6-liter 16-valve engine on a racing hatchback develops 185 horsepower and 190 Nm of torque. The engine is paired with a cam manual transmission. The first "hundred" such Kalina is gaining in 5.4 seconds.
It is expected that this car will take part in the rally championships. It is planned to build a team under the name of «Lada Image Rally Team».