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Renault Clio Sport & Peugeot 206 CC: Provocateurs
"Fantasy provocateurs" are, as a rule, representatives of the "golf" class, looking much sportier than large sedans and possessing good engines. The appearance of such cars can be quite spectacular,…

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Real indian
"The real Indian is always nishtyak everywhere" - once Fedor Chistyakov sang, meaning not quite what the new owner of the ten-year-old Jeep Wrangler Laredo thought about, whistling this song…

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Alpine ballads
Charged "Porsche" is difficult to surprise someone, but nevertheless in Geneva with a success debuted Porsche Carrera GT, a supercar without quotes. 10-cylinder boxer engine of 5.7 liters, 612 hp,…

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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

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 with all the best-selling C-class crossovers (only Sportage and Tiguan are noticeable ahead, and last year Tucson only slightly surpassed Qashqai). Did you need to upgrade the Nissan model and what did it give?
Around this novelty there were two intrigues. Continue reading

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 ready for use anywhere in the country. Even literally at the opposite end from the place of its production. And in fact – ready!
Often, an upgrade in the middle of a model’s life cycle is called facelift, which literally means a facelift. Continue reading

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 Senat S600 and armored limousine Aurus Senat L700. World media could not ignore such an event. We bring to your attention translations of the most interesting foreign articles on Aurus Senat.
The Aurus stand in Geneva was quite impressive, although only two cars were presented on it, and access to one of them was denied to journalists. Continue reading

New Mazda CX-9 already at the official dealer

As Napoleon Hill said, “the starting point of any achievement is desire. … Weak desires give poor results, just as a small amount of fire gives little heat. “And if you follow the idea of ​​this successful author, is it worthwhile when choosing a car to dwell on the available options while most of them are lost in the shadow of the luxurious CX-9? Continue reading

Mitsubishi Lancer: middle class happiness
The main features of the design of the Lancer 9th generation - sportiness, excellent handling and bright personality. Many of their driving characteristics are taken from the super successful Mitsubishi…

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Volkswagen Multivan T5: fifth went!
Outwardly, the seven-seater Multivan T5 is as strict and German as practical as the T4, although it is larger in size. The increase in length was 101 mm, in width…

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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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