The Russian carmaker UAZ continues to work on the creation of the Russian Kruzak, a new car model designed to compete with the eminent Japanese SUV.
The project is called UAZ-3170, and it will receive a modern full-frame frame structure of the body and suspension. A car is being created with the goal of changing the “patriot” of the gradually otsarivayuschego “on duty” The design project 3170 is implemented by the manufacturer itself, and technically the new product will be created on the Toyota Land Cruiser platform.
Among other things, the novelty is planned to be made in several versions at once: an off-road vehicle, a pickup truck, a van, and a “monocab”. However, the power units will also be new, previously unknown in previous models of the concern.
This was announced by the general director and the main owner of Sollers, which includes UAZ, Vadim Shvetsov. According to him, the development of the car involved in the Computer Engineering Center of St. Petersburg Polytechnic University named after Peter the Great. Words Shvetsova quoted RIA Novosti.
Earlier, UAZ told about the original “stretched” SUV. Employees of the plant recalled the original SUV model – the UAZ-31512 TRUCK LLD, which was launched in 1994. The car was manufactured at the first private Russian automobile plant “LLD-Avto” based on the UAZ-31514.