The GM-AvtoVAZ joint venture will more than triple its monthly output of Chevrolet Niva Limited Edition vehicles to 200 per month in 2013 to satisfy demand, business daily Vedomosti reported.

However, overall sales would decrease 0.7% to 62,500 cars in 2013, the daily said.

The company will produce 2,400 units in 2013, the daily said, citing the company’s data. The price has increased RUB5,700 to RUB505,000 (US$16,700).

GM-AvtoVAZ produced a pilot batch of 300 units in 2011. In 2012, it assembled another 300.