ZIL came back with a prototype called the 411P, powered by a 7.7-liter engine, but Putin wasn't happy with that, either. So two other Russian automakers have jumped in. GAZ is said to be developing a proposal based on a Volkswagen Phaeton that should be ready next year,
while Marussia partnered with Cardesign.ru to launch a contest asking fans and designers to send in their concepts. Here are a few of the designs submitted, with the winner to be announced on May 1.