Fiat Punto : Like adults
The new “Punto”, like the previous one, is striking in the number of modifications: as many as eight engines, including one turbodiesel and mixed (gas-gasoline), four types of transmission (two…

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Ferrari 348 Spider: the revival of the cult
The components of the old (and, by the way, not the worst) stereo systems left Ferrari almost at full strength, with the exception of three Poweramper amplifiers, which were able…

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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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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 class named after himself,” as the more successful younger brother did, failed, but he managed to become a people’s car. In China, the second generation model did not leave the conveyor for 27 years – until 2012! Welcome long-lived – Volkswagen Passat B2.
If the first Passat painted Giorgetto Giugiaro, then when developing his successor, the Germans decided to do without outside help. Increased in size B2 got its own face, ceasing to be the likeness of the Audi 80. Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz CLK Cabriolet: a breath of air
So that the sun does not shine "past the ticket office" and the wind pleasantly cooled "past wounds", the automobile industry invented a cabriolet, to which they immediately labeled open-top…

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Citroen C2 Sport: the case for small
The French know how to build sports cars. This is evidenced by the 59 victories of the French brands Peugeot, Renault and Citroen at the stages of the World Championship…

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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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