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New domestic limousine for President of Russia Vladimir Putin in which he first swept during the inauguration, called “the Senate-the limo”, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the direct air of TV channel “Russia 24”.
According to the author of the story of Dmitry Suhareva, the family car is created within the project “Cortege” is called “Aurus”. In addition to the presidential limousine, this line includes sedans under the name “the Senate” and the vans Arsenal.
“All the names of the family car in tune with the towers of the Kremlin”, — summed up Shchugorev. According to him, the length of the “Senate-limousine” — 6 meters 62 centimeters, a width of two meters, height — 1,695 meters, ground clearance — 200 mm. In developing the petrol engine for the machine was attended by the company Porsche.
The acting Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov reported that since the end of August — beginning of September will begin accepting commercial orders for cars of project “Cortege”, reports TASS. Speaking about whether to transplant on these cars officials, he noted that this will depend on the budgets of the respective authorities.
According to Manturov, the car will cost more than 10 million rubles, but “will definitely be cheaper at least by 20% than Rolls-Royce and Bentley”. In January, he said that the cost of production of cars of the project “Cortege” will start from 6 million rubles.
Vladimir Putin during the inauguration on 7 may for the first time used a new Russian limousine. The head of state sat in a car near the Senate Palace, where his office and drove to the Grand Kremlin Palace through the Ivanovskaya square. Thus, the new limo he covered a distance of about 200 meters.
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