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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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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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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liquidity of the car and the fact

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 the traditional, “non-hybrid” design. Given the fact that he does not plan to invest in his own all-wheel drive transmission, there is only one option …

Let’s start from afar. In the spring of 2008, after long attempts to sell Jaguar, Ford finally found a buyer for the “cat” brand – the Indian concern Tata, but he set a condition: Land Rover should go to the bargain. Continue reading

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 very lomuchey, but requiring attentive and quality service even at the age of 5-7 years. Including, as we explained in detail in the first part of the review, on the part of the body. 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

Volvo XC70 III with mileage
Transmission The vast majority of Volvo XC70 of this generation are all-wheel drive and equipped with automatic transmission. Machines with mechanics are a huge rarity, and front-wheel drive versions appeared…

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5 reasons to love and hate Volga Siber
GAZ's engineering project for turning Chrysler into the Volga can be called one of the most controversial in the history of the domestic auto industry. Some call Siber the best…

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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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Test: What suits you best, Lada Vesta Sport or Kia ProCeed?
1. Should a charged car attract attention? Connoisseurs at the sight of the ProSide silhouette will recall the term “shocking break”, and the decision of the back (especially the lights!)…

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