100 GAZelle NEXT minibuses, provided by Virazh holding, ensure the transportation of athletes, officials, organizers and participants of Universiada-2017. The vehicles are on 24-hour duty at airports, places of residence of participants and at sports facilities.
On the routes of the Universiade there are 18-seats GAZelle NEXT buses assembles at SemAZ in Kazakhstan from Russian components. High and spacious passenger compartment with a large area of glazing provides a high level of comfort for passengers. Comfortable and wide passenger seats are arranged "face" of the direction of travel. Turning door with electro-mechanical drive and low foot-board provide passengers the ease of entry and exit. Reinforced rear axle and rear suspension allow to operate the bus in difficult road conditions. Minibuses are equipped with diesel Cummins ISF 2.8 engine.
Oleg Markov, Director of sales and marketing, LCV Division, GAZ Group:
-In 2016 GAZelle became the top selling minibus model in the Russian market. Participation of minibuses GAZelle NEXT» in the Universiade is a great opportunity to demonstrate the comfort, reliability and functionality of our vehicles not only to potential clients from the Republic of Kazakhstan, but also to the guests from 55 countries participating in competitions.