Lada 110

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Lada 110

The Lada 110 (kent in Roushie as the VAZ-2110) is a Roushie sedan caur built bi AvtoVAZ since 1995. It an aa spawned twa close derivatives - the 111 estate an 112 hatchback. It wis ane o the first generation o Ladas produced efter the fall o communism, but afore foreign investment an partnerships influenced the direction o AvtoVAZ.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The development stages o the 110 began in the early 1990s, wi a prototype coupé cawed the Katran 1.6i produced that wis first demonstratit at the AvtoVAZ Togliatti factory in 1991. A lack o financial investment stalled the project, but the design o the Katran prototype wis revisitit in aroond 1995, when wirk on the 110 series began, an clear similarities atween the Katran's shape an the 110's oweraw design can be seen.[1]

The 110 enjoyed moderate sales success in the domestic Roushie market; although early models wur hindert bi a number o recurrin reliability problems.

The 110 featured a 1.6 litre ingine producin approximately 90 hp (67 kW). Production began wi 8 valve, an subsequently, 16 valve motors. Oweraw, the caur weighed aroond 1050 kilos (2315 lb).

The Lada 110, 111 an 112 wur lairgely restyled in 2007 an relaunched as the Lada Priora.

Racing[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Lada 110 WTCC caur durin the 2008 World Touring Car Championship saison.

The Lada 110 wis entered in the 2008 World Touring Car Championship saison bi the Russian Bears Motorsport team, wi Viktor Shapovalov (#28) an Jaap van Lagen (#29) as the drivers.[2]

Team LADA Sport commenced the 2009 World Touring Car Championship saison wi a trio o 110s for Jaap Van Lagen, Kirill Ladygin an Viktor Shapovalov. The team replaced the 110s wi the Prioras durin the course o the saison.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "LADA - part II". Retrieved 23 November 2008.
  2. "Car Info - LADA 110 2.0". Retrieved 23 November 2008.