Dangerous steering, minivan body and foreign design: myths and facts about Lada Kalina
Outwardly, the Lada Kalina was so different from the angular "chisels" and the "pregnant-swollen" VAZ-2110 that they immediately tried to catch her in "tarnishing connections with foreign cars." Moreover, the…

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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…

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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

Creepy smell, exaggerated startups, weakening demand. The present results of Shanghai 2019

Last week, the Shanghai Motor Show completed its work. What do we know about the largest of the world’s automobile exhibitions, which has been held since 1985? Ten years ago, many famous brands began to organize world premieres of their models in Shanghai. The Chinese quickly found their bearings and in 2015 built a huge new exhibition center for their main automobile exhibition. From time to time there are more and more journalists in it, but the number of new products has diminished compared to 2015. Did the salon in Shanghai, barely having time to compete with Frankfurt and Paris for the second place after Geneva, again slide to the level of the exhibition of local importance? We offer you a somewhat atypical review of Shanghai-2019 with an emphasis on the brands and models that emphasize the most characteristic trends not only in the exhibition but also in the Chinese automotive market. Continue reading

Ride or own: 5 cases when leasing is more profitable than a loan

Credit remains the key financial instrument for acquiring new cars in Russia. The main reason for its popularity is simple and clear: car owners are accustomed to “pay for their”, gradually buying the car. Against this background, leasing seems to be something ambivalent: on the one hand, it is easier and less to pay, and on the other, the machine seems to be a stranger … But we will look at the situation from the outside: here are 5 cases when acquiring a car on lease is clearly better than a loan . Continue reading

Simple, but expensive: is it worth buying a Toyota Camry XV40
Unlike some “business fellows” like the Honda Accord, the sixth generation Camry does not indulge buyers with a choice of body: there are no station wagons or a coupe, although…

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Stern, more spacious, ... cheaper? New Mercedes-Benz GLB
The idea to put a car in the model line between class A and C crossovers suggested itself - but they approached its implementation in Stuttgart creatively. The Germans did…

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Opel can take all-wheel drive from the Jaguar E-Pace. And what else will he have?
After it became known about the upcoming merger of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi with Fiat-Chrysler, the general director of PSA, Carlos Tavares, had the only opportunity to get the all-wheel drive system of…

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Mercedes-Benz E-Class W211
Let the majority of the “luxury” options of this car, such as keyless access, rain sensor, navigation and parking sensors, are available in modern mass C-class machines, but the balance…

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