New Lada Kalina NFR hatchback (140-hp) 2016, prices and equipment

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Lada Kalina NFR – charged version of a hatchback based on the Kalina 2, the appearance of which was announced back in 2014 when a model Kalina Sport. Abbreviation NFR stands for Need For Race, ie, thirst for racing.
Outside Lada Kalina NFR (2015-2016) stands out more aggressive bumpers, door sills, ventilation gills on the hood, spoiler on the trunk lid and alloy 17-inch wheels. It is also equipped with a car retuned suspension and upgraded brakes.

Models & Prices Lada Kalina NFR 2016.

Equipment Price Engine Transmission Drive
1.6 NFR MT $17,100 1.6 petrol (136 hp) Manual (5) front

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The movement of Lada Kalina NFR brings a 1.6-liter naturally aspirated engine VAZ-21126, which was raised to the power of 136 hp, and it is combined in a pair with a 5-speed manual. From zero to hundreds of such hatchback accelerates in 9.2 sec., Which is 0.3 seconds faster Kalina Sport with the 118-horsepower engine. Maximum speed on the Kalina NFR is 203 km/h against 198 in the version Sport.

Among other distinctive features of the model are the following:

  • Wishbones in the front suspension
  • The presence of the sub-frame
  • Reinforced brakes
  • Low profile tires Triangle dimension 205/40R17
  • Ferrum company dashboard with the original color display
  • The sports seats and steering wheel
  • Special interior finishes

Sales of the new Lada Kalina NFR started in December 2015 at a fabulous price of $17,100 against $12,100 which is asking for Sport version with the same equipment and not much inferior to the technical characteristics. At the same time for the beginning released only 50 copies of the model, and if there is demand copies can be increased.
Any sane person just will wonder: who needs Lada Kalina almost a $20,000? In fact – it is necessary to AvtoVAZ. Firstly, for the homologation of the racing car class Touring Light. Secondly, for their own image. And let this money can buy liftback of Skoda Rapid, which is even faster dynamics, but the main purpose of the NFR version – riding on the track, where it is easy to go round the same Rapid.
The equipment includes sports hatchback:

  • Front Airbags
  • The ABS system
  • Light and rain sensors
  • Rear Parktronic
  • Climate control
  • Heated front seats
  • Multimedia system

In addition, in the long term and are expected to appear even more powerful variant of Kalina NFR Turbo with a turbocharged engine capacity of 180 “horses”.

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