What to know about the convoy motorcycle that will join Putin’s motorcade

08/21/2018

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The Izh is designed by the same manufacturer of the Kalashnikov Ak-47, the most used assault rifles.

With a new convey motorcycle tested on the Formula one track succeeding last year, it will be soon to the day that Russian President Vladimir Putin is courted by a new set of the presidential motorcade. The new motorcycle will get into the line by 2019.

An officer ridding an Izh

 The Izh is designed by the same manufacturer of the Kalashnikov Ak-47, the most used assault rifles

An Izh parking on the peak of a mountain

The new presidential motorcycle is built by Rostec, the manufacturer of Putin's new Limousine

According to reliable sources of news, the new vehicle is designed by the same manufacturer of the Kalashnikov Ak-47, the most used assault rifles. With Kalashnikov Concern to design the Izh, name of the newly added presidential motorcycle, no one should ever throw a single doubt upon its reliability.

However, the job of manufacturing the Izh is handed over to another manufacturer. Instead of Kalashnikov Concern, it is Rostec that will build the new presidential motorcycle. The interesting thing is that this is also the manufacturer that produced the new Limousine of the Russian President. We can say that the vehicle gathers the best factors to make it an undefeated motorcycle.

Video: Kalashnikov IZH bike 2018

After the confirmation of building the new presidential motorcycle, Rostec also revealed its plans to set the model for mass production, which should be good news for motorbike enthusiasts.

An Izh parking on a road

The Izh will join Putin's residential motorcade by 2019

an Izh is being displayed

Rostec's nurturing the idea of bringing it into massive production

Some impressive figures were also unveiled before the Izh truly hits the dealerships. The vehicle weighs up to 510kg and provides a ride with a top speed of 155mph (250 kph). It can accelerate from rest to 100 kph in only 3.5 seconds.

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