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Limousine car for the Russian president.
Until the 2000s, the highest face Russia moved limousine ZIL-41047, designed in the USSR. And the last two decades has been the main government car Mercedes-Benz S-Class. All is well in this car, except one: it is German. But very soon, Russian President peresyadet the domestic car that, as promised, will be better than a Rolls-Royce.
The sedan project "Cortege". | Photo: rg.ru.
In 2012, it became known that the number of new cars will appear in Russia. Their design specialists of the Moscow us. The "Cortege" includes the development of a platform on which will be manufactured several models with different bodies: a limousine, sedan, crossover, minivan. The next few years the machine will be available, but only to the president limousine Russian available.
Layouts new Russian government vehicles "Cortege". | Photo: youtube.com.
Appearance "tuples" evokes associations with the British Rolls-Royce, but it is completely domestic development. Long black body looks very strictly. The only decoration - coat of arms of the Russian Federation.
The first Russian gasoline engine V12. | Photo: autoreview.ru.
project car "Cortege" get one of the new engines. Who designed petrol V6, V8, V12, and diesel V6.
Presidential limousine will get Injection V12 - the first Russian engine of such a scheme for the car. Due to the high pressure nadudduva (2, 3 bar) 6, 6-liter engine delivers 830 liter capacity. from. (At 5500 rev / min), and the torque 1320 H ∙ m. Results at the level of the best world producers achieved thanks to direct injection and variable valve-controlled phases.
By the monstrous engine fit in a 9-speed hybrid transmission with an electric motor.
The driver in the limousine "Cortege". | Photo: rg.ru.
Designated President of Russia. | Photo: rg.ru.
Development of the project "Cortege" lasted for 5 years. Russian President Vladimir Putin had already tested the prototype. And this week, representatives of the US announced the beginning of the assembly of the first series of 14 copies. they all go to the presidential garage very soon.