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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How to start the car if the battery is in the key fob alarm?
What if, far from civilization, the battery in the key fob "died" in your alarm? There are no shops nearby, there is no spare battery either, and you cannot use…

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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,…

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I’m not guilty: the end of the brake pad benchmark test

The great-grandfather of one character in a famous film once said: “I have the desire to buy a house, but I don’t have the opportunity … I have the opportunity to buy a goat, but I don’t have the desire”. And drank to ensure that the possibilities coincided with the desire. We had a desire to make a comparative test of brake pads, but it was not possible to put different pads on the same car with the same driver: it would have taken too long. Therefore, we took one car and put different pads on it from different sides. And you could, like that great-grandfather, just drink.
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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? ..

In early June, at the opening of the Great Wall enterprise in the Tula Region, one of our interlocutors, close to the Government of the region, said that models of other brands would be collected at Hawale Motor Manufacturing Rus. Of course, it was mentioned, Lifan, who was taken to this site by the former director general of the Russian representative office of Lifan, Sun Zejun. Continue reading

JAC T6 pickup in Russia: twice cheaper than Toyota Hilux!

Our editorial has a JAC T6 pickup commercial created specifically for Russia. The Chinese quail our famous military song “Katyusha”, simultaneously demonstrating the features of their “truck”. At the same time, Kolesa.ru editors found out all the prices and equipment a week before they were officially announced.

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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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Subaru Tribeca with mileage: hitch as a risk factor and typical difficulties opposites
Regarding the quality of iron, Tribeca does not disappoint - both in terms of the body and in terms of the chassis. The salon also leaves overall positive emotions. But…

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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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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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