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Newest Toyota Crown. One model and three power units for a test drive
The crown is known for its dedicated owners, who change their car only to another Crown. And the changes in the last update of the model are really the most…

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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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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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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

Volvo S80 Storm: The Perfect Storm
In our country, more and more interesting machines appear, deprived of the attention of Western studios. One of the latest works of St. Petersburg designers - exterior tuning for the…

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BMW M3 CSL: Triple Pleasure
Owners and fans of the famous Bavarian brand consider themselves to be sophisticated drivers, for good measure, because BMW cars have always been driving. By the way, the slogan of…

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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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