Kalashnikov wants to challenge Tesla with an e-car
MOSCOW. The Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov wants to make the American group Tesla competition: the group presented on Thursday at a fun fair near Moscow, its first electric car before.
The prototype of the CV-1
According to the company, the light blue prototype CV-1 retro look can travel 350 kilometers with a battery charge.
Until now, Kalashnikov is best known for the assault rifle AK-47. Now they have developed an "electric supercar" with the CV-1. "With this technology, we will be in the line of global manufacturers of electric cars such as Tesla and their competitors," said Kalashnikov, according to the official news agency Ria Nowosti.
Model from the 1970s
The CV-1 is based on the design of a Soviet car from the 1970s called Isch-Kombi, as the company communicated. When the car can be bought and how expensive it will be, Kalashnikov did not announce.
The company has been trying for years in other business areas. Recently a fashion collection has been released, there are also umbrella & # 39; s and smartphone cases.
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