Chevrolet Cruze will return to Russia under a new brand
Cars Chevrolet Cruze and Chevrolet Tracker can return to Russia, despite the hasty departure of from the country due to the economic crisis. The American brand plans to return to Russia under new brand “Ravon”.
Ravon is a new brand that has come to replace Daewoo in Russia. In Russia Chevrolet Cruze and Chevrolet Tracker will be produced under brand “Ravon” and will be sold by GM Uzbekistan. This brand was developed specifically for the automotive market in Russia.
At present, “ Ravon” range consists of four models – three sedans and one compact hatchback R2, which is an analogue of the Chevrolet Spark. The remaining trio is the Nexia R3, R4 and Chevrolet Gentra, and these models are also directly related to Chevrolet. Chevrolet Gentra – is a modified Chevrolet Lacetti with the bow from the sedan and stern from the hatchback, R4 is based on sedan Chevrolet Cobalt, while Nexia R4, which replaced well-known Nexia, is a copy of the American compact sedan Chevrolet Aveo.
Chevrolet Tracker is a compact city hatchback, whose name was changed from the original Trax specifically for Russia and Brazil market for a number of quite objective reasons. The car was introduced in 2013, and it is based on the GM Gamma II platform. In the Euro NCAP (The European New Car Assessment Programme) crash test, the hatchback received 5 safety stars with 85% protection of children and 64% protection of pedestrians.
The cost of Cruze and Tracker after their arrival in Russia under a new brand is not yet specified. Prices for the current Ravon range from 440 to 800 thousand rubles.