GAZ Group has started the production of Gazelle NN in Turkey

GAZ Group has started the production of Gazelle NN in Turkey


RusAutoNewsCom.- As announced by the company press office, GAZ Group has started serial production оf its new Gazelle NN with Euro-6 Cummins F2.8 engine, at its assembly line in Turkey. The company first launches 3.5 tons GVW modification with single cabin. The new LCV will be available for order at a very attractive price in GAZ dealerships in Turkey.

According to GAZ Group, Gazelle NN is going to be a founding father for a new generation of GAZ vehicles. It is a platform for further development of new models and versions of versatile, reliable and cost-efficient GAZ commercial vehicles.

The first body-on-frame versions to be available in Turkey will be with a 3.5 tons GVW, a long wheelbase, a 3-seat cabin and various superstructures from local body builders. 

The new Gazelle comes with a GAZ in-house 6-speed gearbox. It demonstrates better traction dynamics performance of a loaded vehicle, reduces fuel consumption as well as noise and vibration levels. The gearbox lifetime is now extended to 300,000 km, while its torque can be up to 450 Nm. 

The new Gazelle NN will be available to order in Turkey with modern diesel Cummins F2.8 Euro-6 compliant engine, with the service life of over 500,000 km. Engine power increased to 170 hp and torque increased to 360 Nm. 

The new design is more dynamic and vibrant with signature elements Gazelle vehicles yet with a modern look. Gazelle NN designers integrated the latest automotive design trends: the new LED lights in glossy black housings and curvy lines of daylight running lights will instantly catch your attention. The front bumper is now boxier and more sculptured. 

Leonid Dolgov, GAZ Group Export Director has commented: “Gazelle NN is a product much anticipated by our customers in Turkey. First of all, it is a vehicle with new Euro-6 engines, a driver’s airbag which comes standard, and a competitive price. Besides the new Gazelle gives much more to its owners, as it is extremely versatile and has the legendary Russian endurance. Gazelle NN, or new Next, is our new generation of vehicles, and opens a vast horizon of opportunities in Turkey, the key export market for GAZ. We’ll also soon start building four versions of Gazelle NN vans in Turkey.”

Cengiz Yuksel, GAZ Turkey General Director has stated: “We are happy to be the first GAZ Group’s subsidiary outside of Russia, to start selling the new Gazelle NN. We get only positive feedback from our customers about Gazelle LCVs made in Turkey. The new model has a body-on-frame design, just like the other GAZ products. It means you can install various superstructures for any business needs, at no risk of body deformations in a loaded vehicle. Our customers in Turkey say that GAZ vehicles have great maneuverability, are sturdy, maintenance-friendly and cost efficient. Our dealers have partnerships with local body builders, and can offer a tarpaulin or a box body to carry up to 22 m3 of cargo.”