Risk is a noble cause: we buy Chevrolet
Two-faced Janus could envy Lanos. Few models boast such numerous pseudonyms - six producing countries and five names in a long 20-year history. Despite the fact that the first generation…

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Why did FAW stop building on Avtotor? Where will adjust the release of Besturn X40 and what have the Haval?
The oldest Chinese company FAW introduces its second passenger model FAW Besturn X40 to the Russian market and plans to begin assembling it in Russia. And at what factory? ..…

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Everything is more complicated than it seems: is it worth buying a Suzuki Jimny
Suzuki Jimny - the model itself is old (it has its history since 1970), and the third generation in particular also became incredible by modern standards, a long-lived, released from…

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5 reasons to love and hate Range Rover Evoque I

Range Rover cars in Russia have an extremely controversial reputation. On the one hand, any “Range” is a symbol of prestige, luxury and status of the owner. On the other hand, about the reliability of this brand are pretty angry jokes, and the smallest of them, Evoque, was called both “glamorous toy” and “powder on wheels”. But continued to buy, well, or envy those who bought and dream of buying. Continue reading

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After the already classic “five” in the back of the E39, the design of the E60 was shocking – although less ambiguous than that of the E65 that appeared a little earlier. However, fundamental changes here were not only in design, but also in technology. In the secondary market, prices for such a cool car start from a suspiciously low mark: our Avito Auto colleagues note that there are quite a few options for literally thousands for 400, but for cars in decent condition they ask for 700-800. What explains such a spread, and what should I look for when buying? Continue reading

Mazda MX-5 III

Mazda in the case of the MX-5 – this is just “the guy who loudly told someone else’s joke.” The recipe for a commercially successful low-cost roadster was invented by the British, and the Japanese won worldwide fame. We are today, however, not interested in historical justice, but the fact that the Mazda MX-5 combines two very pleasant qualities: rear-wheel drive driving potential and a relatively simple design. Lightweight body, conventional power units from mass relatives … Continue reading

Class struggle: how in 30 years the automobile B-class has outgrown the D-class
Almost every new or used car buyer is anxious to get “as much as possible a car” for their money. In other words, buy a car as high as possible…

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Rotor carrot: tuning Lada Samara Fun
Anyone who has long been interested in tuning and racing can remember this car: the VAZ-2108 nicknamed “Carrot” participated in the very first official drag racing competitions in Russia back…

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French design, wrong name and best layout: myths and facts about IL-2125 Combi
In the mid-sixties, Izhevsk decided to organize automobile production. The corresponding government order prescribed the creation of a car factory on the basis of Izhmash, where Moskvich clones would be…

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Engine V6, limousine body and Ukrainian production: myths and facts about the Skoda Octavia I
Skoda Octavia has every reason to be considered one of the most important and “volume forming” models for a Czech manufacturer. For us, this car is also remarkable by the…

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