All you need to know about the new car, the GAS, which will replace the UAZ “Loaf”
The GAS created a new “Sable”, which will replace the legendary “Loaf”.
Group of companies “GAS” introduced two promising new four-wheel drive vehicles: mikroautobusu and a new pickup. According to experts in case of start of serial production of cars of new products, new models of GAZ, has all the chances to replace the outdated UAZ “Loaf”, which has long been necessary to remove from production.
New cars in the form of work projects was presented at the forum “Week of national safety”, which took place in Kubinka.
The prototypes presented in the form of four-wheel drive Sobol passenger vans and 4×4 pick-up trucks. It should be noted that the chassis of these cars was taken from the four-wheel drive “Sable” of the current generation. But the body was taken from new vehicles Gazelle Next.
But this does not mean that new cars GAS as two drops of water similar to conventional new Gazelle. No, for example a prototype of the front part of the new “Sable” made in the original design. So, the car has received an aggressive front bumper, a lot of plastic exterior.
By the way, the van and pickup are different front design. For example, a car used front optics from Gazelle Next, while another new Sable front headlights from buses Vector Next.
In the new “Sable”, which may soon retire the legendary “Loaf” chassis comes equipped with all wheel drive, low gear, differential lock (front and rear axle).
It should be noted that prototypes of the new “Sable” instead of the universal joints in the front axle, which today have all cars of this model, set the CV joints of the latest generation. It is also worth noting that presented in Kubinka prototype significantly longer wheelbase compared to the current “Sable”. So, in the new future model wheelbase is 3185 mm, while the current generation of “Sable 4×4” wheelbase is only 2760 mm.
What engines will be installed at the new “Sable”?
In the version of the new minibus “Sobol” has seven seats (driver’s seat + passenger 6). Also in the car sufficient space to accommodate the Luggage.
It is expected that under the hood the new four-wheel drive “Sables” will be installed petrol Uazovskij motor UMZ Evotech and turbocharged diesel engine Cummins ISF. Both engines will be paired with 5-speed manual transmission.
How much will cost the new model “Sable 4×4”?
According to the experts the new “sable 4×4” will cost from 1 200 000 to 1 500 000 rubles. But do not rejoice in those who have been waiting for new generations of “Sables”, and also can not wait, when “Loaves” will any new car.
The fact that at the moment the fate of AWD new “Sables” is not yet defined. This means that no decision on the start of serial production of car novelties.
By the way, the new car “Sable 4×4”, are the development of experimental lines of SUVs GAS, in which the factory made the cars Gazelle-boar.Next. Recall that the SUV boar.Next was created on the basis of medium-duty trucks “Sadko”.