Russia unveils new Marussia luxury sports car
23 December 2010 Last updated at 00:42 GMT
For decades the Lada has been the symbol of Russian cars: cheap, economical and very unfashionable.
But as Russia's first luxury sports car, the Marussia hopes to change perceptions of the country's motoring industry.
Nikolai Fomenko, Marussia Motors CEO, gave the BBC a few insights into the new car.