Ride the rocket
Delight. Disbelief. Fear. Pain. Causeless gaiety. It is with these words that I will draw a line under my first weekend, held on the NHRA drag-racing races. Twenty-three times a…

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Citroen C-Airdream: Cloud №9
In the world of designers, the French speak their own special language. Their voice is sometimes almost not heard behind the Italian squabble or the American complacent choir, but it…

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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.…

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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

Porsche Boxster: good test rules
Choosing among the girls familiar to us the two most advanced in terms of driving, we offered them to spend one day in the role of test pilots "Wheels." Polina…

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Retrotest VW Passat B2. It still travels 120 km / h!
He was many-sided and amazingly tenacious. In different parts of the world, he was known as Corsar, Carat, Santana and Quantum. Yes, the mission “to become the founder of a…

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Volkswagen Golf V
The most successful German car to date (over thirty years of production worldwide sold more than 22 million cars - an absolute record, even the legendary Beetle made 0.5 million…

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