Vladimir Putin has tested a limousine, which is being developed in the framework of the project “Cortege”. About this report “Izvestia” with reference to the Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov.
According to Manturov, Putin drove to the so-called “prototype A” and “satisfied” with the car. Such cars till the end of the current year must be received at the disposal of the Federal security service. Only the Agency initially will pass 14 cars.
In the summer of 2016 at the Moscow motor show was presented a prototype motor for the presidential limousine — 860-twelve-strong unit with four turbines.
On the project “Cortege” we started work five years ago. It involves the creation of cars for the Russian political elite, including the limousine for the President, as well as the line of cars that will be able to buy everyone. Their number will include the sedan, SUV and minivan.