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Hyundai Elantra: we are no worse than others
In thirteen years of production, the mid-size model of the Elantra has been upgraded twice. Over the years, it has become a bestseller in the model range of the South…

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BMW 760i / 760Li: seven or ace
Following the extended versions of the 735Li and 745Li, the German company brought to the market the leader of its model range - the “long” BMW 760Li, equipped with a…

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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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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

Ferrari Enzo: in the name of the father
The hot Mediterranean climate is not conducive to the development of haste, so fans of the products of the Italian company Ferrari have been waiting for the new model for…

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Ferrari Enzo: in the name of the father
The hot Mediterranean climate is not conducive to the development of haste, so fans of the products of the Italian company Ferrari have been waiting for the new model for…

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Looking for the perfect crossover: Forester, X-Trail, Tucson
What is better - “purely Japanese” by origin of the fifth generation Subaru Forester on a completely new modular platform SGP or thoroughly adapted for Russia during the recent restyling…

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