OREANDA-NEWS. AVTOVAZ on the upcoming New Year holidays will shift the production of liftback LADA Granta from the Izhevsk Automobile Plant to Togliatti. The production of liftbacks on AVTOVAZ is scheduled to begin in February of 2018. This was reported to the agency "TASS" by the head of the AVTOVAZ trade union, Sergei Zaitsev.

"We will also carry out repair work on the New Year holidays, and we will also carry out the transfer of the LADA Granta liftback from Izhevsk to Tolyatti." The production of the liftback in Togliatti is scheduled to start in February, the exact date is still unknown, " - said Mr. Zaitsev. Let's remind, Izhevsk car factory has begun manufacture of cars LADA Granta in a body "liftback" in May, 2014.

As expected, the transfer of liftbacks to the site in Togliatti will permit to free up the production facilities at the Izhevsk Automobile Plant to increase the production of LADA Vesta cars.

The price of the liftback LADA Granta starts from 414 thousand 900 rubles per car in the basic version - "standard".