Died Creator of the car “Niva”

Died Creator of the car “Niva”

Peter Prusov has died on 76-m to year of life.

Died car maker WOW 2121 Niva (Lada 4X4 now) Peter Prusov. Automotive chief designer of “AVTOVAZ” has died on 76-m to year of life on March 18. From February 2017 was an adviser to the Vice President for personnel and social policy concern.

Prussians in 1970 came to the WHA for the position of engineer-designer, in 1972 was appointed the chief designer of VAZ-2121 “Niva”. From 1998 to 2003 was the chief designer of the enterprise. In 2003 he retired, but continued working at the company. During 2007-2014 Prussians was the leading engineer-designer in the design and maintenance of the structure of the car, in 2007-2011 — head of the working group on projects of production of Lada cars in the Chechen Republic.

WOW 2121 Niva is the world’s first SUV with a monocoque body and remains popular in Russia and outside the country. This was stated by the President of “AVTOVAZ” Nicolas Mora. During the production was released more than 2.5 million of these vehicles, more than 500 thousand were exported, according to RNS.