Lada Izhevsk Plant (IzhAuto) held ceremony of the launch of production of main novelty of Russian automobile industry of the last decade – Lada Vesta.
Preliminary prices for today – from 495 till 600 thousands rubles. Final prices will be known towards the date of market launch, planned for November 25 of the current year. At the beginning 2 types of power units will be available: 5-speed manual transmission and robotized gearbox in pair with 106 hp. Vaz 16 valves. Later it will be accompanied with 1,6 l. volume engine with 114 l/sec capacity adopted from Renault-Nissan alliance.
Length of serial sedan equals 4410 mm, width – 1764, and height – 1497, while wheelbase is equal to 2635. Minimal luggage space - 480 l. First serial Vesta is in average package “Comfort” ( “Classic” and “Lux” levels are also available) in dark-grey color “Pluto” with Vaz engine of 1,6 l capacity (106 l.s.) and Renault manual transmission. ESP, conditioner and ERA-GLONASS system are available even in first line.
New car will be produced in ten colors. 7 of them are original “metallic”, and three more – general for several models, including Nissan Sentra sedan and Nissan Tiida hatchback, producing here. Especially for Vesta “pearl lime” tone was created, but its approval in gamma is ahead.