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…

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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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When there is no choice: is it worth buying Infiniti QX56
Probably, it is no secret to anyone that the Infiniti QX56 is a converted Nissan Armada, built, in turn, on the basis of the Titan pickup. A car was created…

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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

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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Hyundai Allantra extent
The fourth-generation Elantra is a boring machine in all respects. Both in terms of design and in terms of operation. No hidden corrosion, tricky electrics or characteristic breakdowns that you…

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Light against the light: Does the ceiling light in the cabin help from blinding the headlights?
Blinding the driver with headlights of oncoming cars in the dark is an eternal problem. And with the advent of modern halogen lamps with increased luminous efficiency and cheap kits…

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Nissan Tiida I
Transmission Despite the fact that some of the cars on sale are designated as all-wheel drive, there is no full-fledged all-wheel drive here - there is an electric drive to…

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