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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Mitsubishi Lancer: middle class happiness
The main features of the design of the Lancer 9th generation - sportiness, excellent handling and bright personality. Many of their driving characteristics are taken from the super successful Mitsubishi…

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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…

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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

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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Volvo S80: Regeneration
The designers themselves compare the new S80 with a cut diamond, correctly hinting at the fact that, say, the owners of the previous version also have a good exhibit in…

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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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