The World Premiere of the luxury Russian vehicles AURUS SENAT and AURUS SENAT Limousine took place within the Moscow International Automobile Salon.
For the first time in the modern Russia, the AURUS vehicles development gave birth to uncompromising level of ballistic and explosion protection implemented significantly exceeding the similar parameters of the vehicles of competing brands. The armored AURUS SENAT Limousine is an ocular demonstration of the Russian engineers’ achievements in this segment. The AURUS SENAT belongs to the commercial unarmored series.
Denis Manturov, the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation emphasized the importance of the event for the domestic automotive industry development, “For the first time in the Russian history, a project aimed to release a commercial line-up of luxury vehicles has emerged. AURUS is a national brand, which represents modern, technically developed and innovative Russia. I am convinced that AURUS will have a success and that the AURUS vehicles will soon take over their niche both at the domestic and export markets.”
Franz Gerhard Hilgert, CEO of AURUS LLC, said, “AURUS offers a highly competitive product with a possibility to customize the vehicle through personal contact of the client with the designer and engineer, which will be an important advantage when buying the vehicle. Future owners of the AURUS vehicles are offered freedom in choosing the vehicle exterior and interior solutions. At present, we are making preparations for the Russian and international start of sales and working on attraction of new partners to organize the distribution and aftersales processes. The European premiere of the AURUS vehicles will take place at the Geneva International Motor Show in 2019.”
The AURUS SENAT and AURUS SENAT Limousine offer a combination of the all-wheel drive and hybrid unit The vehicles were developed specially for the Russian conditions taking into account climate and road peculiarities of the country, which ensures the maximum level of comfort and safety under any operating conditions. The vehicles are equipped with a high-performance V8 engine, which is a new in-house development created especially for AURUS vehicles.
A new Russian high-tech luxury brand. The hybrid Aurus Senate S600 was developed by international and Russian experts, with a 4.4-litre V8 engine delivering 598 hp, 9-speed automatic transmission and 4-wheel drive, providing high occupant protection and a classy, stylish interior.