Scandalous Lada Raven is reborn, will be Russia's competitor to Tesla

2 May 2019, 04:57:29

Scandalous Lada Raven is reborn, will be Russia's competitor to TeslaLada Raven is a concept car presented in 2014. It's been conceived by the young Russian designer Dmitry Lazarev. With this project, he participated in a contest back then but quickly left the competition stating he's been disappointed with the conditions. The contest was organized by Lada's parent company AvtoVAZ (АвтоВАЗ).

Later on, some of Lada Raven's design features appeared on the Himera Q made in Ukraine. However, Lazarev and the Ukrainian partners did not reach a stable agreement and the Ukrainians continued their work on the Himera Q as a separate project.

Two days ago, the Russian Alpha Robotics Venture fund announced that it plans to create a prototype based on the Lada Raven design. This information comes from the fund's director, Vladimir Belyiy, which talked about it in an interview with the Russian radio station Sputnik. The idea is to create an all-electric sports car which will enter mass production in five years. The new car will be designed by Lazarev in accordance with the latest industry trends and the money for its production will be raised via a crowdfunding campaign. The fund has serious experience in robot technologies and will rely on it to offer fully autonomous driving.

Vladimir Belyiy said: "The main difference between our car and others will be the cheaper production, more interesting design and our experience in robotics for creating a driverless car." Source

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