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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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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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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factory teams and their monsters

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

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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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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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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