TEHRAN, Feb 7 (Mehr News Agency) -- Samand Soren sedan, an advanced product of Iran's major auto producer, Iran Khodro Company (IKCO) is to hit the markets in the next Iranian calendar year (starting March 21, 2007).
Samand gets a new facelift under the name of Soren, the car is equipped with the world's latest technologies in the field including an electronic warning system, the air bag with a host of other safety features, advanced safety belts with pretensioner devices and telescopic steering wheels. The safety equipments installed in Samand Soren are expected to reduce lethal collision injuries by up to 25 percent.
Global Positioning System (GPS), multimedia system, front seat air bag, full automatic seats, automatic transmission and, automatic ventilation are among some of the optional systems that could be used in the car.
Iran Khodro has said that by the end of this year, it will produce 250 units of the passenger car in its pilot production stage and some 12,000 in the next year for domestic markets, however, the company announced it is planning to export 10,000 units in the coming year.
The sedan also enjoys European ECE94 safety (crash) standards.
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