The Niva badge is gone back to its rightful location.

Warm on the heels of its follower being (ultimately) introduced, everybody’s preferred ‘they still make that?’ auto, the Lada Niva, is currently formally called the Niva once more, however this time around will certainly be described as the Lada Niva Tale

Essentially the same given that it went into manufacturing in 1976, the timeless Niva had its name altered to Lada 4×4 in 2006, since a joint endeavor in between Lada as well as GM saw a brand-new unibody SUV get in the marketplace in 1999, called the Chevy Niva.

In July in 2014, nonetheless, Lada’s moms and dad business AutoVaz finished the acquistion of GM’s risk in business as well as incorporated the Chevy Niva right into the Lada secure, to be just called the Lada Niva, which was marketed along with the real Niva, also known as Lada 4×4.

Overwhelmed?

Niva mind, it begins to make even more feeling.

In Russian, Niva about converts to ‘area’, as well as Lada as ‘little beloved’. Hence the tenacious off-roader was (as well as is) the ‘little beloved of the area’.

Similarly you can have a Toyota Land Cruiser 200 Collection, Prado as well as 70 Collection, for Lada to call any type of 4×4 a ‘area’ after that in fact accumulates.

Simply last month, Lada exposed a RAV4-ish upgrade to the ‘brand-new’ Niva, which is currently called the Lada Niva Traveling.

It will certainly share the display room with the freshly re-monikered Lada Niva Tale, therefore currently every little thing is a Niva, however just one is really fabulous.

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The Niva Tale is readily available as a 3 or five-door design, as well as like a real pocket Array Vagabond, it also has a ‘Black Collection’ alternative readily available.

Prices begins with 587,900 rubles, or around AU$ 10,500. You can have it among 10 colours, consisting of a green-camouflage pattern as a $500 choice.

The Niva Tale is not presently constructed for right-hand drive markets, so if you desire one, you’ll require to discover a timeless Niva which was marketed in Australia in between 1983 as well as 1998.

Easily for proprietors, like me, the regular manufacturing indicates components are still conveniently as well as inexpensively readily available.


Lada Niva rejoined with its initial name as well as formally proclaimed a Tale(*) Resource www.caradvice.com.au.