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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Citroen C-Airdream: Cloud №9
In the world of designers, the French speak their own special language. Their voice is sometimes almost not heard behind the Italian squabble or the American complacent choir, but 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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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

Folk retro. 1989 Nissan Laurel C33.
Laurel in the model range Nissan has always performed at the "dancers". Despite the fact that for a long time it was offered both as a sedan and a coupe,…

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Glass eclipse
The desire to protect the car interior from the harmful effects of ultraviolet sunlight, as well as to protect themselves from the surrounding reality, encourages drivers to tint the glass…

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Folk retro. 1989 Nissan Laurel C33.
Laurel in the model range Nissan has always performed at the "dancers". Despite the fact that for a long time it was offered both as a sedan and a coupe,…

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