production of Russian SUVs launched in Tatarstan
The cost of the car, which the president drives, will start from 33 million rubles.
Serial production of Russian SUVs Aurus Komendant launched at the plant in Yelabuga. This was announced by the car manufacturer.
It is noted that at the Aurus plant in the Alabuga SEZ of the Republic of Tatarstan, the process of serial production of Aurus Komendant has been launched. We are talking about a Russian luxury SUV, which will be completely produced in Russia from components, most of which are among the largest manufacturers.
“Now all the main Aurus units are produced in Russia. At the moment, the share of domestic achievements has reached 70% – this includes all the main components of the car: power plant, transmission, electronics, interior and decorative solutions, ”are used in the company.
Recall that the first presentation of the SUV took place at the end of September this year. At the same time, Nikolai Khodosevich, General Director of Aurus, said that depending on the expected number of cars, which will depend on needs and will not go on sale, sales are expected to start in the first quarter of 2023.
According to the company, the cost of the car is from 33.7 million rubles. At the same time, brand dealers began accepting pre-orders for Komendant in September.
We remind you that in 2019, Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in the opening of a Mercedes-Benz car assembly plant. In the department of the head of state drove in a Russian-made Aurus limousine.
Earlier, the Minister of Transport of Russia Vitaly Savelyev said that I am ready to transfer from the Genesis premium car to the Russian Lada. At the same time, the official noted that first you need to “do it normally”, and after that you can think about collecting it among officials.
The head of the Ministry of Transport recalled that in his life there was an experience of using the Volga car, but then the products of the domestic auto industry turned out to be unfinished. Now he is ready to try again to transfer to a Russian car, “if the car is made to work properly.”
“I’m fine with that. We also had a period when we were transferred to the Volga: remember, there was such a story? I had a Volga, I also moved, I wanted to try. But yes, the car was unfinished for some reason, the idea failed. But in principle, if Lada is done normally, why not, ”said Savelyev on the Territory of Meanings.
The Aurus Komendant all-wheel drive vehicle is equipped with a power plant, a V8 Twin-turbo engine with a capacity of 598 hp. With. and a volume of 4.4 liters. The mass of the SUV is more than 3 tons.
In the company-manufacturer of property, that Aurus Komendant is a car that is especially valuable for Russian operating conditions, it has the power and cross-country ability of an SUV and the comparable comfort of a luxury sedan.
The ground clearance of the model is up to 260 mm. At the same time, the steel body of the car is available with a choice of cars.