May 5, 2008: Taganrog Automobile Assembly Plant TAGAZ
started the industrial production of the new model Hyundai Elantra XD. This is the fifth model of Hyundai Company, South Korea, whose production was launched in Taganrog. The production of the new model is realized in the conditions of the industrial assembly as with the similarly produced automobiles at TagAZ.
The first cars will go for sale into Doninvest's dealers network in late April. The Hyundai Elantra XD will be offered in the Russian market in 3 specifications with the "sedan"-body. All integrations have the forward control and the engine with 1,6-litre cubic capacity, with the options of 105 horse-power. The special edition would be fitted out with the 4-speed automatic transmission, the other - with the 5-speed mechanical transmission. The base integration of equipment composition (MT1) included: the steering booster, the airbag for the driver and for the front passenger, the air-conditioner, the central lock, the electrical glass hoists, the warming of the front seats, the sound system (CD/MP3) and 4 speakers.
The MT2 modification currently priced at 729,900 roubles will have additional front and rear decoration elements, full control transmission, climate control, fog lights and anti-theft system. Automatic transmission and leather interiors (AT3) would raise the price at 40,000 roubles.
Those who prefer the cars running on gasoline can choose the top version (AT4) currently priced at 779,000 roubles, and featuring a 2.7L 173hp V6 engine with automatic transmission.
Doninvest Group unites the managing company, Commercial Bank Doninvest, Taganrog Automobile Assembly Plant TAGAZ
, Krasny Aksay Factory, Granit Factory, Rostov Diary, Azov Baby Food Factory, Donskaya Confectionery Factory, and Taganrog Combine-Harvester Factory