In Kaliningrad Will Establish Production of Crossovers Audi Q7
OREANDA-NEWS The Assembly of Audi Q7 of the current, second generation is going to be established at the Kaliningrad enterprise "Avtodor". According to preliminary information, this will happen no later than next spring. Now the first copy of the Russian Q7 is certified.
As reported Drom.ru, collect Audi Q7 will be on a large-node method. Volkswagen did not use its own plant in the Kaluga region because of its specialization in the production of machines for the full cycle, with welding and painting of bodies. Apparently, the small volume of sales of "Ku-seventh" makes such production economically unprofitable. In addition, the "author" can organize the Assembly without the need for localization.
In May, it became known that BMW plans to collect at the plant in Kaliningrad new models for the world markets. Now at the capacity of the plant "Avtotor" brand produces eight models: 3 -, 5-and 7-series, as well as crossovers X1, X3, X4, X5 and X6. The annual design capacity of the Assembly line is 40 thousand cars.
Also on the "autor" will collect Kia Quoris new generation, which will change the name to K900. Russia will offer four-wheel drive cars with atmospheric gasoline engines and an eight-speed automatic transmission.
Now in Russia you can buy a regular Q7 and carbon Edition. The initial price of the crossover is 3 900 000 rubles. The model is offered with petrol engines 2.0 (252 forces and 379 Nm) and 3.0 TFSI (333 forces and 440 Nm), as well as three-liter diesel (249 forces and 600 Nm).
According to the publication, the model will be produced according to the scheme of large-node Assembly. The first Audi Q7 released in Kaliningrad should appear in the spring of 2019. Now the crossover is assembled in Russia is certified.
Recall the previous generation Audi Q7 and a number of other models of the German brand previously produced at the Volkswagen plant in Kaluga.