American no chance of a V8
Why do we love American cars in general and SUVs in particular? Of course, for multi-liter V8 - not too powerful, voracious, meaningless, but simple, high-torque and unpretentious. The first…

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Rock and Roll Concentrate: Bertone X1 / 9 Ownership
Such cars in Russia on the go - no more than three or four pieces. This copy was literally saved by a miracle in Rostov from the garbage dump and…

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Hyundai Elantra IV used
Soplatformenniki and restyling It was the Elantra HD that at one time became a pioneer in terms of using the new J4 platform, on which Kia Ceed and Cerato will…

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5 reasons to love and hate the Subaru Impreza III

Origins
The first-generation Impreza of the 1992 model was built on a shortened platform of the Outback model, and received a wide range of atmospheric boxer engines (1.5, 1.6, 1.8 and 2.0 liters), which became the hallmark of the Subaru. Somewhat later, they were joined by a 2.5-liter unit, which migrated from under the bonnet of the older Outback model and was intended primarily for the American market. Together with them could work either a 4-speed automatic transmission or a 5-speed manual. Continue reading

Rust, but not break: buy Hyundai Tucson

In the past five years, the share of crossovers of all stripes is growing by leaps and bounds. Now it is the most popular car class in Russia. Yes, crossovers buy more than all the Solaris and Polo combined. It is clear that fans of “off-road vehicles” are divided into old-school comrades, for whom the presence of a third lever or modern “washer” in a car is an essential attribute, and into motorists who need “full” drive and increased ground clearance to park in a light snowdrift. Continue reading

5 reasons to love and hate Lifan Solano

On the one hand, it seems everyone knows that the Chinese cars of “zero” years suffered from mediocre reliability, while pleasing with good equipment for little money. On the other hand, Solano specifically bribes with what is essentially made on the basis of the old Corolla and has a Toyota engine under the hood. Should I mess with such a machine? We study the reviews of the owners and traditionally divide them into 5 “love” and 5 “hate”.

Important dates, prices, equipment
Lifan Solano (at home – Lifan 620) was born in 2007, when a young company, inspired by success in the domestic market, rushed to conquer near and far abroad. Continue reading

Rock and Roll Concentrate: Bertone X1 / 9 Ownership
Such cars in Russia on the go - no more than three or four pieces. This copy was literally saved by a miracle in Rostov from the garbage dump and…

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Almost crossovers: 5 new sedans with the highest ground clearance
Not so long ago, we found out which off-road vehicles from those sold in Russia have the highest ground clearance - and, oddly enough, solutions were found in different price…

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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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Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class II c run: a new V6 with old timing problems and a V8 with chances for badass
The second-generation CLS, featuring a much greater variety of versions compared to the first (here, four-wheel drive, and even station wagons), turned out to be a machine in general not…

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