On the «AVTOVAZ» started production of two new versions of Lada Vesta

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«AvtoVAZ» started production of Lada Vesta and Lada Vesta SW SW Cross at the plant in Izhevsk, said in a statement on the company’s official website.

«September 11, 2017 launched serial production of two new models – Lada Vesta and Lada Vesta SW SW Cross. The first cars rolled off the Assembly line of the plant «Lada-Izhevsk,» — said the automaker.

Two new modifications have supplemented the model range of Lada Vesta, which, according to «AVTOVAZ», occupies the third place in the ranking of the most popular cars on the Russian market.

It is reported that the company’s experts tested more than 100 prototypes of Lada Vesta and Lada Vesta SW SW Cross. The machine successfully passed the crash tests and reliability tests both in the laboratory and in real traffic conditions.

New technologies

For the production of new models at the enterprise mastered the stamping 79 body parts, significantly modified the technology of welding, painting and Assembly of cars. «On the line appeared 38 new manufacturing operations,» — said in a press release.

«Special attention was paid to fine tuning the suspension LADA Vesta SW taking into account the distribution of the mass of the car. For LADA Vesta SW Cross managed to develop a unique variant of the suspension with increased ground clearance and an effective balance between innate LADA Vesta gambling handling and comfort», — the statement stresses.

Sporty design

Earlier the President of AVTOVAZ, Nicolas Moore stated that Cross SW Vesta will appear on sale in the fall of 2017. «The car will go on sale, probably in October-November, at the end of the year, in the last quarter. But the exact date is not defined», — he said at a press conference.

First SW Cross presented at the open day of «AVTOVAZ» in July. The new model has a sporty design, the interior is done in orange and black colors. Cross boasts high ground clearance (203 mm). The machine is also equipped with heated rear seats.

800 thousand rubles

In August, Moore said that SW Vesta in the maximum configuration will cost more than 800 thousand rubles.

«Lada Vesta SW will be a bit more expensive than the basic version and another slightly more expensive version for Cross. Vesta SW Cross in the maximum configuration with the engine of 1.8 will cost more than 800 thousand», — said the President of «AVTOVAZ».

He also confirmed that sales will start towards the end of 2017.