How to create the most sold in Russia ten years ago, a foreign car, who competed as modified – spoke Network.
Renault Logan was initially created to be available to customers from developing countries. The manufacturer tried to make it a compact car B-class, family and budget, the starting price of which amounted to 5000 euros.
To design a model started in 1998 year. Pre-production samples are produced, as all stages of the modeling was done only by using computer technology. And for the first time, “Logan” showed to the public in 2004-m to year. In the same year started production of the car in Romania – they were engaged in industrial group Dacia, joined Renault in 1999-m to year. Since 2005, the year started smiling the production of Renault Logan for Russian plant “Avtoframos”, and in 2007-m – in the Indian city of Nasik.
In 2006, the year the company first showed Logan-universal symbol MCV. He also became basis for Renault Logan Van truck, and later for pickup with the appropriate prefix in the name – Pick-Up. As for the hatchback, the Renault decided to allocate a separate Sandero.
At first the famous Renault Logan in the domestic market competed with Russian cars and budget models from South Korea: Hyundai Accent, which later became Solaris, and Daewoo – Lanos and Nexia. And in 2009-m year the “Logan” ahead of all other cars, becoming the most sold in Russia. We liked him at an affordable price, large trunk capacity, good dynamics of acceleration and moderate fuel consumption.