AVTOVAZ has started the production of the second Datsun model

AVTOVAZ has started the production of the second Datsun model

Vedomosti – As informed by sources close to AVTOVAZ, the test production of the mi-Do model has started in Tolyatti. Russia director of Datsun: Jerome Saigot has told that the sales of Datsun mi-Do hatchback will start within the next fortnight, however not specified the production start date. Neither, there is an information on the production volume. Nevertheless, as announced previously, there are plans to manufacture 100,000 vehicles annually, from two Datsun models.

As one may remember, AVTOVAZ has been manufacturing Datsun on-Do sedan since July 2014. The model’s price tag starts from 339,000 rubles.

Autostat analysts, referred by Vedomosti, predict the annual sales figure of Datsun as approximately 40,000 in Russia, for 2015. A third of the aforementioned figure is expected to be formed of mi-Do hatchbacks. Autodealer.ru general director Oleg Datskiv, on the other hand, is of the opinion that the sales figure of the new model will reach 20,000 vehicles.

Tags: Avtovaz, Datsun