“Kalashnikov” refused to laugh at his rival Tesla


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Russian concern “Kalashnikov” denies that created the concept car CV-1, which is made on the basis of the old IZH-21252 “Kombi”, as a joke. The company assured that the car will compete with competitors on the world market of electric cars. This told the press Secretary of the concern mark Razenkov, the radio station “Moscow speaking”.

“Of course, this is no joke. All we wanted to say we have already published on the website”, — said the press-Secretary of the group, commenting on the doubts of the users of social networks and journalists that the company really created a concept car for competition with other car companies.

The concept car CV-1 on the basis of the housing IZH “Kombi” was developed with the use of “innovative inverter”, which allows to develop power up to 1.2 MW. Car power to 220 kW. Cruising range is 350 miles. the group claims that electric IZH accelerates to 100 kilometers per hour in six seconds. The company introduced the development Thursday, August 23, and called it a real competitor to the Tesla cars of American entrepreneur Elon musk.

Original IZH “Kombi” was produced at the Izhevsk automobile plant from 1973 to 1997. the plant is now included in the group “AVTOVAZ”.

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