The Lada Sport Rosneft factory team presented three racing cars for rally raids. The cars were shown at the AvtoVAZ presentation.

AvtoVAZ showed Vesta and Niva racing models


The model received an updated engine firmware and an improved brake system.

LADA Vesta NG 1.6T

For this model, during the off-season, the rigidity of the body was increased, and work was also done on the engine.

LADA Niva Sport T2.

The engine of the LADA Niva Legend series was replaced by a modified 1.6-liter 16-valve unit. Due to the replacement, it was possible to increase the power by 30%. The engine and transmission cooling systems have also been updated. In addition, they increased the strength of the suspension parts and further increased the wheel travel.

The fuel bank was increased to 180 liters. At the same time, the weight of the car decreased by 50 kg.

The Russian circuit racing series, in which these cars will participate, starts in Sochi from April 21-23. Later, from May 5 to 7, the first stage of the Championship of the Russian Championship will take place in the Chechen Republic. niva will take part in the Archeda rally in the Volgograd region.


Natalia Gormaleva

Source: RB

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