"Gazelle Next", whose development is nearly completed, the next year will go into limited production. In this case the current "Business Gazelle" will be produced in parallel with the new model.
About said the president "GAZ Group" Bo Andersson in an interview with "Vedomosti". According to Andersson, the new car will retain a key advantage of the family: a low cost. Last but not least – due to the fact that 50% used in the assembly of components, it "inherits" from the current model.
"Gazelle Next" will be replaced by "Gazelle-business": the two cars will be produced in parallel. New product is positioned as a car of higher class, the relevant European standards in quality, while the modification of the "Business" will be in economy class.
Andersson and announced tentative prices for the "Gazelle Next". According to the plan gazovtsev in 2013 with a gasoline engine version should cost 650 – 700 thousand rubles, with a diesel engine – 750 – 850 thousand rubles. Perhaps under the hood of a car engine will also Daimler. The cost of such modifications is not specified. But the president said, "GAZ Group" on engines and transmissions, "Gazelle Next" will increase the guarantee up to 150 000 km from the current 100 000.
Leaders of the Group companies, as reported by Andersson, greatly appreciates the export potential of "the Gazelle Next" and intends to begin shipping these cars in Europe. First of all – in the eastern part of the Continent.
At the present time, "Gazelle-Business" is in Russia from 499 500 rubles. To this modification, the data presented by President "GAZ Group", accounting for 98% of sales and production cars of the family.