1970 - rolled off the first car “VAZ-2101″

April 19, 1970 with a newly constructed pipeline WHA went first car - VAZ 2101 - “penny.” He was a small masterpiece: either before or after the “penny” of such long-lasting cars, our collectors are not able to create.
Prototype of “penny” was “FIAT-124. Car prototype was refined and adapted so that it became a popular car in Russia. It is no accident factory knows the statistics for “penny” achievements worthy of the record books.
Overhaul, according to the tests required only after the car passes a distance equal to 10 traveling from Moscow to Vladivostok. There are cases when the VAZ-2101 did without major repairs and 20, and 25, and 30 years old! The speedometer of such machines from 300 thousand kilometers and more. They often skirted the globe.
For release this model in May 1972 VAZ was awarded the International Prize “Golden Mercury” - a kind of “Oscar” of European trade. For all the time of production (from 1970 to 1983) Volga Automobile Plant has generated 2,702,657 compact car “VAZ-2101″.

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