Lada Vesta – a new sedan from AvtoVAZ, a concept version of which was first shown at the Moscow Motor Show in 2014. But even then, the company stated that the appearance of the production version of new items that will replace Priore, will not seriously differ from shown option. And released in February 2015 of the first machines of the pilot batch is confirmed.
In the future, these elements all VAZ models. The progenitor of this was the image shown in the 2012 MIAS concept Lada XRay.
Models & Prices Lada Vesta 2016.
|1.6 Classic MT||$12,700||1.6 petrol (106 hp)||Manual (5)||front|
|1.6 Classic Start MT||$13,400||1.6 petrol (106 hp)||Manual (5)||front|
|1.6 Classic Start AMT||$14,200||1.6 petrol (106 hp)||Automatic (5)||front|
|1.6 Comfort MT||$14,240||1.6 petrol (106 hp)||Manual (5)||front|
|1.6 Comfort Optima MT||$14,600||1.6 petrol (106 hp)||Manual (5)||front|
|1.6 Comfort AMT||$14,900||1.6 petrol (106 hp)||Automatic (5)||front|
|1.6 Luxe MT||$15,200||1.6 petrol (106 hp)||Manual (5)||front|
|1.6 Comfort Optima AMT||$15,240||1.6 petrol (106 hp)||Automatic (5)||front|
|1.6 Luxe Multimedia MT||$16,000||1.6 petrol (106 hp)||Manual (5)||front|
|1.6 Comfort AMT||$16,040||1.6 petrol (106 hp)||Automatic (5)||front|
|1.6 Luxe Multimedia AMT||$16,400||1.6 petrol (106 hp)||Automatic (5)||front|
|1.6 Luxe XV Line AMT||$16,600||1.6 petrol (106 hp)||Automatic (5)||front|
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Back in July 2015 of the CEO Bo Andersson published tweeted the first photo Lada Vesta interior, and the exhibition was fully confirmed that the car was indeed a modern interior.
In the photo shows the top-end version of the sedan, equipped with multimedia system with a color touch screen on the central console, three-spoke multifunction steering wheel and all-new instrument panel with three wells.
The basis of the Lada Vesta 2016 went to a completely new platfroma B/C, developed by the specialists of Togliatti in cooperation with the engineers of the alliance Renault-Nissan. Until now it has not been used on any production model – Vesta will be the first.
Compared to Prior, the value of the new sedan’s wheelbase has grown by 143 mm – up to 2635 millimeters, and the track is increased to 1 510 mm to 1 410 and 1 380 previously. Overall length of the model is 4410 mm (hatchback – 4250), width – 1764, height – 1497, curb weight, depending on the version, ranging from 1 150 to 1 195 kg, the amount of luggage – 480 liters.
To the vehicle mounted on a stretcher original front suspension with L-shaped levers, the new swivel and Castor five degrees. Rear suspension semi-dependent, as well as steering, borrowed from the model Renault Megane. In addition, the Vesta got a number of other technical elements of the cars of the alliance Renault-Nissan. This, in particular, on the brakes and radiator.
It’s nice that on the Lada Vesta finally steering column is adjustable not only in height, but also on the flight (except for machines in the base), but the electric power steering is still left on the shaft. The very same rack was placed on the above-mentioned sub-frame. We note also that the torsional rigidity of the model will be more than 15,000 Nm/deg.
The range of engines for the model includes three petrol engines of 1.6 liters. The base is an 8-valve engine capacity of 87 hp, and the company is 16-valve to return to 106 and 114 forces, the latter is the development of the alliance Renault-Nissan. All units are designed to work in tandem with a 5-speed manual transmission, while the 106-hp version is available with a robotic VAZ AMT transmission with kickdown mode, and for top-end offer stepless variator.
Start of production of Lada Vesta sedan, as planned, held on 25 September 2015, and a year later was originally promised to the version in the hatchback. Still later (around the end of 2017) should make his debut, and versatile – the design of both versions is ready.
But then it was decided after the sedan’s launch of a series of touring and all-terrain version of the Cross, a hatchback and has appeared at all in question. This Priora may hold in the conveyor until 2018. In addition, the company plans to sell to conduct not only in Russia but also in CIS countries and Europe.
Sales of the new Lada Vesta started on the night of November 25, 2015, but only in 28 major cities (full coverage of all dealers is scheduled for March 2016). At first, the car is available only with the 1.6-liter 106-horsepower engine, and the version with the engine capacity of 114 hp It should appear in April. Total sedan has three items: “Classic”, “Comfort” and “Suite”, plus modifications to various option packages.
The price of base Lada Vesta is $12,700, but the machines by Classic will appear at dealers later – the first time you can buy sedans in the configuration Comfort and Luxe. Thus, currently the most accessible version of the model is at least $14,240. (surcharge for robotic transmission $660), and asked for the Suite from $15,200.
As for the name of the car, it has proposed branding agency BrandLab. In the mythology of different peoples, including the ancient Slavs, mentioned a woman’s name Vesta, which is associated with the home, comfort, spring and renewal of nature. It is noted that the name is easy to remember and harmoniously.