Some photos of a mysterious prototype of a large sedan while undergoing driving tests were taken on a frozen lake in Sweden. This sedan was caught testing by automotive news reporting website motor 1.com.
As per the story, this model may be considered as the next generation Russian presidential limousine. Its design included a touch from the older models of Rolls Royce and Bentley. And that this car will not only be available to Vladimir Putin or other statesmen, but also will be sold to other affording Russian customers.
There are different body styles planned for the new segment that includes a limousine, SUV, minivan and a sedan. Moscow Times had earlier reported that the vehicle would enter production before the end of this year with deliveries to be rolled out. Some 5,000 units of all variants will be rolled out from the assembly lines in 2020.
Previous leaked patent images showed that it had a retro inspired design with short front and long rear overhangs. In 2014, the vehicle was reportedly being developed in cooperation between the Moscow-based Central Scientific Research Automobile and Automotive Institute and Porsche.
The engine of this vehicle would be a turbocharged V12 with earlier reports suggesting it to be a 6.0-liter motor with roughly 800 horsepower (596 kilowatts). Reading on this information should just be considered as a speculation as there does not include any official confirmations from both the side.