With more than four decades behind it, the Lada Niva continues to be one of the best-rated SUVs in the segment. Its commercial success is directly related to the decision of AUTOVAZ – the company responsible for its commercialization – to maintain the basic pillars that support its original recipe. Specifically, we talk about four qualities: simple design, four-cylinder mechanics, all-wheel drive and low price.
The latest evolution of the off-road vehicle is called Lada Niva Bronto and it has just arrived at the dealerships. While waiting for its official presentation to arrive in the next few days, the manufacturer has published some images that allow us to appreciate some of the keys to this new finish. For the moment, Everything points to the version that will give access to the range of the famous Russian model just below the Luxe finish..
As we can see in the images that accompany this article, the new Lada Niva Bronto looks metal bumpers, 15-inch gloss black alloy wheels, off-road tires, widened wheel arches and roof bars. To this we must add all the characteristics inherent to the Niva surname: a generous ground clearance, reinforced suspension and rear axle and front and rear locking differentials, among other elements.
On the other hand, in the following entry published on social networks we can see some of the keys to the Prestige finish, dedicated to off-roading, which features reinforced plastic bumpers, protections on the side sills and wheel arches, fog lights and a specific black front grille. Optionally, both options can add LED light bars on the roof and a camouflage exterior paint.
Inside the changes are more evident. The Russian manufacturer claims to have improved the insulation by reducing the level of noise and vibrations from outside. The cockpit receives a new instrument panel, seats with a more comfortable cushion and heated function and a revised center console with new controls dedicated to the climate control system.
To this day, the Legend of Lada Niva it has a price of 649,900 rubles (some 7.530 euros To the change). As announced by this same post, it is expected that the new Bronto be slightly more expensive. In this sense, the dealer points out that the Bronto with Prestige finish will have a starting price of 953,900 rubles (some 11.052 euros).
Unfortunately, the Niva Bronto will only be marketed in your local market. Let us remember that in 2019 AVTOVAZ decided to abandon the export of vehicles to the European Union due to the difficulty and cost of complying with emissions and safety regulations.