Lada cars are back in North America
It's now official, the return to America cars and vehicles Lada will materialize in 2012. First in Quebec and subsequently throughout North America. A very nice way to remind us that we have been, we Quebecois, the main buyers of Lada en1979 their arrival.
Moreover, it has sold the first year of commercialization 1500S sedan in Canada, 12,000 copies of this car doubtful password. The very large majority of them have found a buyer in this separate company called "Quebecois". A story that is repeated in 1986 with the arrival of the wonderful Hyundai Pony.
Make a little history
It was in 1979 that the Soviet manufacturer AvtoVAZ in Canada brings his first 1500S models offered at a price of $ 3,998. He was an archaic Fiat car manufactured under license. For comparison, a Toyota Tercel was costing $ 5,478.
The following year, the sports utility vehicle Lada Niva joins a sedan which was the entry price of $ 6,998. Comparison, a Jeep CJ5 was costing $ 8,409.
In 1984, the model debarque Bookmark recognized as the most powerful and luxurious sedan version then available. It was then a big pay $ 1,000 more. Lada Family Signet joins a large family in 1986 for a disbursed to $ 6298. The same year, arrived in America early Hyundai Pony, offered only $ 6,445, which would oblige the distributor of vehicles Lada react promptly . And the answer came from the following year with the release of Lada Samara.
The presence of Lada cars and vehicles in Canada ended in 1998.
As a homecoming
This return business manufacturer AvtoVAZ including Quebec, is not a surprise in itself, taking into account the success of this company in the Belle Province at the beginning of the year '80.
But rest assured, the Lada models planned for our walk from economic cars and no dear, have nothing to do with the Signet and Samara of age.
Much more interesting models
Today, the main family car Lada Kalina bear the names of Priora and generally offered in sedan, hatchback and family. The small SUV AWD Niva is still available.
Moreover, here are some examples:
Lada Kalina subcompact cars Classified FWD
Lada Priora: A range of very compact cars led
Lada Niva: It will be on familiar ground
Lada Sport: Partner of the Lotus Renault GP Formula 1
Lada modified for WTCC Championship
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