UAZ will start the production of the new LCV: UAZ Profi

UAZ will start the production of the new LCV: UAZ Profi

RusAutoNews.Com – Ulyanovsk Automobile Factory (UAZ) will start the serial production of the new light commercial vehicle UAZ Profi in September 2017, with a carrying capacity of 1.5 tonnes, as stated by the company.

Profi will be available in a rear-wheel drive version with two types of platforms at the start of sales, with carrying capacities up to five euro-pallets. The vehicle will be equipped with the new generation Zavolzhsky Motor Plant (ZMZ) petrol engine with a capacity of up to 160 hp.

“The launch of the new modern model is an important step in the development a commercial product line manufactured by UAZ. UAZ Profi is a reliable professional assistant, ready to carry out the daily tasks of our clients, ensuring maximum operational efficiency. The new model meets the most important requirements of contemporary business, being an excellent solution in various industries and areas, both for transportation and as a service and support vehicle. Many years of experience allows us to create automobiles specially adapted for the needs of small and medium-size businesses, taking into account the Russian road conditions” – noted the general director of UAZ Vadim Shvetsov.

UAZ Profi will be available in two versions: Standard – at prices starting from 649,000 rubles and Comfort – starting from 699,000 rubles.

The Comfort version is equipped with the following additional features: air conditioning, burglar alarm with a remote control central lock, fog lights, driver’s seat height adjustment and lumbar support, audio system with two speakers, winter package with electric windshield heating all around, heated seats and high-capacity battery. Rear differential lock, parking assistance system, a modern multimedia system with a 7-inch interactive system and the ability to integrate with the navigation system are amongst the additional options for an UAZ Profi.