“AvtoVAZ” announced the supplies of the first pilot LADA XRAY body to the conveyor. It happened exactly five months prior to the start of serial assembly of the new model. This is stated in a press release of the car maker. “Production development goes according to schedule. We have achieved good results, improving the technology stamping, welding and painting. Today it is the turn of the assembly line” - the director of the project LADA XRAY Oleg Grunenkov reported. The work within the frame of the project is performed in close collaboration with the experts of the Renault-Nissan alliance, according to the press release. It also says that the project LADA XRAY, as well as the draft of LADA Vesta, is a key project for the company, so “AvtoVAZ” implements it ahead of schedule. The supplies of the components for the project are carried out both by Russian and international companies.
The official start of production of the LADA XRAY vehicle is scheduled for December 2015. The sales of the car will start in the first quarter of 2016. The new model will be assembled in Tolyatti alongside with other models of “AvtoVAZ” and the Renault-Nissan alliance. Over 500 original parts have been designed for LADA XRAY.
Author: Anna Dorozhkina