Lada may be in tough form after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the sanctions utilized on the nation, and the divorce from Renault Group, however this didn’t cease the automaker from presenting its first EV within the type of an idea automobile. The Lada e-Largus is an electrical model of the Largus station wagon which itself relies on the first-gen Dacia Logan.
Lada was coy on particulars however revealed the primary official picture of the e-Largus in LCV type with lined rear home windows. There may even be a passenger model retaining the identical station-wagon bodystyle. Predictably, the e-Largus appears practically an identical to the ICE-powered Largus, however it comes with a fully-covered grille, a revised entrance bumper and blue accents to spotlight its EV powertrain.
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The e-Largus continues to be utilizing Renault Group’s B0 underpinnings from the first-gen Dacia Logan, tailored to suit an unknown-spec electrical motor and battery. AvtoVAZ mentioned that the mannequin will probably be produced within the Izhevsk plant, which is being overhauled following Renault’s choice to formally ditch its Russian operations. Not too long ago, Lada introduced it can transfer the manufacturing of the Vesta from the Izhevsk manufacturing unit to the primary Togliatti plant, providing buyouts to staff.
Lada will announce the specs of the e-Largus at a later date, with the primary fully-functional prototype popping out of the manufacturing line in 2023. On the similar time, AvtoVAZ is attempting to increase the charging community in Russia which presently contains 10 charging stations, with three extra deliberate for 2023.
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