Engine V6, limousine body and Ukrainian production: myths and facts about the Skoda Octavia I
Skoda Octavia has every reason to be considered one of the most important and “volume forming” models for a Czech manufacturer. For us, this car is also remarkable by the…

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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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5 reasons to love and hate Chevrolet Captiva
The name Captiva appeared in Chevrolet dealer price lists in 2006. This mid-size crossover was developed by the South Korean branch of GM in Inchon based on the GM Theta…

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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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Minimum status, maximum complexity: whether to buy a Volkswagen Phaeton
Phaeton - the car is in many ways truly non-standard. For example, it was produced simply indecently long for a representative sedan - from 2002 to 2016, and during that…

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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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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…

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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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