Car designer, died on 76-m to year of life.
In Togliatti died car designer and Creator of the legendary SUV Niva Pyotr Prussians. At the time of his death he was 75 years old, reports a press-service of “AVTOVAZ”.
“Peter M. was a great man, the Creator of the world’s first SUV with a monocoque body – a legendary VAZ 2121 “Niva”, which today bears the name LADA 4×4 and remains extremely popular in Russia and abroad. Doubly sad that he left in the year marking the 40-year anniversary of his car, literally a few did not live up to the memorable date – April 5,” reads the official statement of the automaker.
Farewell ceremony with Prasowym will take place on 21 April at 11.00 am at the Holy Transfiguration Cathedral in Togliatti.
Besides the fact that Peter Prusov is a leading designer, VAZ-2121 “Niva”, he also participated in the development of many other cars of AVTOVAZ and was chief designer of the enterprise in the period from 1998 to 2003.
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