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Competition For Russia’s Next Limo Shifts Into Gear

July 23, 2013

It as if a Chrysler 300 had assembly-line sex with a Or at least that’s how one colleague the winning design of a Russian limousine concept car unveiled a few ago.

It’s a beauty. Why Vladimir Putin hasn’t ordered production to begin, never know. So far, been no comment from the about the muscular model.

Putin had previously announced his to replace the current Mercedes and BMW used by top Kremlin officials a fleet of new Russian-made limousines by the venerable Russian truck and equipment company ZiL.

. A immediately occurs as ZiL has not made a vehicle for approximately eight (they only make and they don’t have any armored vehicle know-how.

A pedestrian-looking ZiL-4112P 7.7-liter prototype — described as not to be overly beautiful or pleasing to — was reportedly rejected by the government, according to the website :

Citing a Kremlin source, Izvestia reported that was unhappy with the result, ZiL’s acting CEO, Sokolov, denied the report, the president has not seen the car yet. officials neither denied or the report. The other two Russian vying for the prestigious contract are Motors and GAZ.

The Moscow Times quoted as saying that Putin the ZiL and said it needed a few unnamed That sounds to us like a euphemism for back to the drawing

Taking the road less Marussia Motors decided to with the Russian website and host a competition. More 100 ideas for a presidential limo submitted. The winning design a real stunner — was by Yaroslav Yakovlev and Bernd

WATCH: A video slideshow Marussia’s concept car

The new limousine was created by the two over the course of weeks, and the end result is quite The vehicle sports a long and an imposing front end with Rolls-Royce-inspired fascia. Round the the design is more original, unique taillamps and a center-mounted system.

Autoevolution describes the design as and it’s hard to argue. like Russia itself huge, intimidating, and averse to cornered.

GAZ is reportedly developing a based on the Volkswagen Phaeton and A8, which it plans to unveil in

The question is whether GAZ has been to despair after seeing the

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