On February 22, AGR Automotive Group (AGR) launched production of cars under the Solaris brand at its St. Petersburg plant. AGR also launched sales of these cars. AGR recently acquired this plant from Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus. The plant includes stamping, welding, painting, and assembly shops. At the moment, the total number of employees of the plant is about 800 people.
The model line includes the Solaris HS sedan, Solaris HC compact crossover, Solaris KRS city sedan, and Solaris KRX cross-hatchback. Cars will be sold through the dealer network of AGR LLC.
Solaris HS is a reliable five-seater sedan. The car with dimensions 4405x1729x1469 mm is equipped with a 1.4-liter naturally aspirated gasoline engine with 100 hp power, or a 1.6-liter gasoline engine with 123 hp power.
The compact crossover Solaris HC comes with dimensions of 4300x1790x1620 mm. It is equipped with a naturally aspirated 1.6-liter engine producing 123 hp power or 2.0-liter engine with a power of 149.6 hp power.
The city sedan Solaris KRS has a dimension of 4420x1740x1470 mm. It is equipped with a 1.6-liter gasoline engine producing 123 hp power.
Solaris KRX is a maneuverable cross-hatchback. The car with dimensions 4275x1750x1535 mm also comes with a naturally aspirated 1.6-liter gasoline engine producing 123 hp power.