One of the most famous buses in the Soviet Union was given a new incarnation by independent industrial designer Andrey August.
The Belarusian specialist created an original project based on the appearance of the LAZ-695N, a mid-range high-floor bus that was produced from 1974 to 2010 at the Lviv Bus Plant.
The dimensions remained original – the length of the concept is 9.5 m, according to Russian Automobile, and the features of the “source” are also unequivocally reflected in the appearance.
There are round stern and roof, and vertical lights, and recognizable contours of the head optic… Even the logo migrated and transformed into a more concise modern version.
Despite the elegance of the concept, social media users have already criticized it. Most of the popular outcry fell on an unprecedentedly large area of glass – the window sill line coincides with the floor line. Such a solution, according to some commentators, can hardly guarantee strength, practicality and maintainability, besides it will be inconvenient for women in miniskirts.
However, such a bus is not planned for production. It only exists in the form of a highly detailed computer model, and apparently it will remain so.
- Well, the original LAZ, and even a rare diesel version, came over for a test drive recently.
- “Driving” can be read in Viber.
Recognition is clear, but there is plenty of novelty – evaluate the glazing surface!
A LAZ bus revival project is presented
Source: Z R