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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Delicate militarization
The start of the new Honda Civic Cup racing series is now a matter of the near future. In the last issue of "Wheels" we talked with the main figure…

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BMW 760Li Yachtline: World Overboard
Together with an expensive cigar, its packaging leaves a much more valuable aroma of a fulfilled life — any tobacco leaf connoisseur knows about it. So the smart heads from…

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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 dimensions and with an independent front suspension – our “Niva”. But didn’t Pajero also contribute to the improvement of the descendants of army all-terrain vehicles? After all, “Range” was considered an aristocrat with the appropriate price level. Lada, except for the “iron curtain”, was offered in the social bloc and developing countries. And in the decaying West – very limited. And only “Padzhik” became really accessible and widespread. Continue reading

XRAY Cross, Creta and Kaptur: Kuz'kina's mother against foreign crossovers
Even a quick glance at the price lists is enough to understand: if Lada is indeed their competitor, then in Tolyatti they are clearly dumping. After all, the price for…

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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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The secret of their success
The first technique is rarely burdensome even for the pocket of a senior student - a car capable of some kind of competition (such as a sprint or rally cross)…

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