The cars of the Russian brand Aurus will be equipped with high-speed tyres of the Italian brand Pirelli. In an interview with RIA Novosti said General Director of the Russian state Corporation “rostec” Sergey Chemezov. “Especially for cars Aurus developed tyre range Pirelli Scorpion, corresponding to the specifications of the car, – said Chemezov. – Each wheel holds up to 1 060 kilograms, the maximum speed for such tyres – 270 km/h Tyre was commissioned by developer car – US Institute. Production is carried out by a JV, “Pirelli Tire Russia” in the Voronezh tire plant. At the parade in honor of the 74th anniversary of Victory Day convertibles Aurus Senat moved on these tires”.
We will remind that the state Corporation “rostec” since 2009, jointly implemented with the Italian company Pirelli, the project on creation in Russia of modern business in the production of tire products. In late 2011 – early 2012, the joint venture company “Pirelli Tire Russia” acquired the Kirov and Voronezh tire plants. In 2012 – 2018 for modernization of Voronezh and the Kirov tire plants was sent to more than 250 million euros. Due to these investments in enterprises was held deep modernization, whereby all their products meet the highest quality standards Pirelli. Both plants have been certified and produce products for the leading Russian and world manufacturers. This year, Pirelli plans to invest in its Russian enterprises have 20 million euros.
Under the brand Aurus in a single modular platform produces a family of cars of a class “Lux”. The project is implemented by the state Institute of US assisted by a team of Sollers Vadim Shvetsov and foreign partners. State investment in the project amounted to 12.4 billion rubles. The estimated price of the cars that will be sold under the brand Aurus, will start at 10 million rubles.