Serial production of Zetta, the first Russian electric car, will be launched by the end of 2021, Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said on Monday
MOSCOW (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 02nd August, 2021) Serial production of Zetta, the first Russian electric car, will be launched by the end of 2021, Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said on Monday.
"Zetta is the smallest electric car, which is being developed and undergoing final tests; we expect to launch its serial production by the end of this year," Manturov stated in an interview to Russian RBK tv.
Zetta is a compact three-door electric vehicle with a maximum speed of 120 kph (74.6 mph), which will be mass-produced at the Togliatti plant, in the Samara region, Russian hub for the automotive industry. The price of the car in the basic configuration will be 550,000 rubles ($77,000).
"By 2024 we are planning to develop a mass-produced model to be introduced to the market," the official said.
The first experimental model of hydrogen-fueled Aurus Senat was introduced late in May, when its serial production started at Elabuga plant in the Republic of Tatarstan.