Work on new models – Lanos, Nubira and Leganza – began in late 1993 with the so-called “V100 project”. Cars were intended for world markets, and made them “the whole world.” The overall engineering development of Leganza was conducted by the English MIRA (Motor Industry Research Association).
In 1998, the gaining strength of the Korean concern Daewoo launched a massive attack on the world market. The flagship of the squadron, consisting of completely new models, was the Leganza sedan. Since before the company was engaged in the production of only licensed copies of other people’s cars, to Continue reading
In 2004, a joint venture General Motors – AvtoVAZ was opened, which began mass production of Chevrolet Viva cars. This model was developed on the basis of the Opel Astra T-3000 platform. Of the visible changes in appearance compared to the German counterpart, the car received a new grille, front bumper, nameplates and rear reflector. The interior has also undergone some changes. The color of the dashboard, the material and the color of the seats became different.
The car is available in three trim levels: L, LS and GLS.
Basic (L) is the most modest. Instead of a radio tape recorder, there is no covered niche, no air conditioning, no electric windows and mirrors, as well as rear head restraints, airbags and steering wheel adjustments. But Continue reading
The beginning of the journey of the Eado sedan can be considered April 2010, when, at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, Changan introduced the concept of a European-class car C – Changan С201. In preparation for serial production, the conceptual C201 received the name Eado. At home in the Middle Kingdom, a car has been sold since March 2012, the sedan drove to Russia in 2013.
External overall dimensions of the body are 4620 mm in length, 1820 mm in width, 1490 mm in height. The size of the wheelbase is 2660 mm. The track of the front wheels is 1550 mm, the track of the rear wheels is 1569 mm with standard tires 205/55 R16 mounted on steel or light alloy wheels of radius 16. Ground clearance – 160 mm. The curb weight of the vehicle, depending on the level of equipment, varies from 1275 to Continue reading