ⓘ Aurus Senat
The Aurus Senat is a car developed by NAMI in Moscow, Russia. The armored limousine is powered by a 4.4 litre V8 engine developed by NAMI, with a 6.6 litre V12 becoming available at a later date. It is the Presidential state car of Russia. Development of the Senat started in 2013.
The Aurus Senat is part of the Kortezh series, which will include a sedan, a minivan and an off-road vehicle. The Senat has been shown publicly for the first time at the Moscow International Automobile Salon in September 2018.
Cars of the Kortezh series were expected to be available for export to the Middle East and China in late 2018. A civilian version of the Senat will be manufactured by a joint venture between NAMI and Sollers and LiAZ firms. Retail prices are expected to start at 10 million rubles $160.000.
Porsche and Bosch Engineering are reported to have been involved with the development of the engine.