Putin's "Beast", or the Kremlin on wheels. What is written about Aurus in the West?
At the Geneva Motor Show at the beginning of March, the first major premiere of Russian cars for many years was held. This, of course, about the executive sedan Aurus…

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Testing the Mazda CX-9. Facelift without facelift
Mazda invited journalists to the Murmansk region to familiarize themselves with its updated flagship - as if emphasizing that the car, which is being produced for Russia in Vladivostok, is…

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Volvo S80: Regeneration
The designers themselves compare the new S80 with a cut diamond, correctly hinting at the fact that, say, the owners of the previous version also have a good exhibit in…

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Self-made cars in the USSR: how and why did they appear so much?

Soviet Union and the socialist countries, people built their own cars. Surprisingly, not only mechanics and engineers, but even musicians and cosmonauts, doctors and teachers were able to do it. Now it looks strange, but in the seventies and eighties of the twentieth century this phenomenon was quite large-scale and well-known and attracted the attention of not only auto enterprises and the Minister of the automotive industry, but also the Secretary General of the Central Committee of the CPSU. Why did people build cars themselves and what did it sometimes lead to? Continue reading

Folk retro. 1990 Mitsubishi Pajero. Pleasure for the egoist
You can argue about what a massive SUV was the first in terms of a combination of cross-country and passenger comfort. In fact - Range Rover. Behind him in smaller…

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Updated Nissan Qashqai. For what two million?
Russian dealers began to appear updated Nissan Qashqai, and we have already tested copies of the first batch of the St. Petersburg assembly. In our market, this model traditionally fights…

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BMW E36: with respect for excellence
The world tuning market saw something similar for the first time several years ago, when a set of "plastic" appeared, turning the "hundred and fortieth" body of a "Mercedes" into…

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