Died legendary designer of «AVTOVAZ», created the «Field» and «eight»

© RIA Novosti / Yuri to Bromocrotonate in foobarcontroller AVTOVAZ Georgy Mirzoyev. April 1, 1986Died legendary designer of «AVTOVAZ», created the «Field» and «eight»© RIA Novosti / Yuri to Abramushkina the image Bank

Former chief designer of «AVTOVAZ» Georgy Mirzoyev died at the age of 83 years, reports the portal «news of Togliatti».

He was chief designer from 1976 to 1998. Under his leadership, produced the first domestic front-wheel drive car VAZ-2108 («eight»), and «Field» and «five».

In recent years, the designer worked on the development of vehicles to alternative fuels. Candidate of technical Sciences, Professor he has also written several scientific papers on the automotive industry.

The funeral will be held in Moscow. Date and place specified.

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