Anyone who has long been interested in tuning and racing can remember this car: the VAZ-2108 nicknamed “Carrot” participated in the very first official drag racing competitions in Russia back in 2004. But those who see the car for the first time are unlikely to remain indifferent: after all, this is not just a dealer “eight” in the back of a landau, but also a rotor!
This is not the first rotor Lada Maxim. Once he had a “eight” with a “Wankel”, and he really liked this car. Continue reading
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 generation of the Chevrolet TrailBlazer, when it was still “Native American,” also included a V8 – but there are practically no such cars in Russia. In part, this annoying circumstance is compensated by a reasonable price: our colleagues from Avito Avto suggest that a good copy in the secondary market can be found for 500 thousand rubles. What will happen under the hood of such a machine, and what you should pay attention to when buying it? Continue reading
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 fact that Octavia was among the first foreign cars that came to our country with new ones, and not driven from abroad at the age of ten. Often, the first generation Octavia can be heard (or read) the most amusing myths and half-true rumors, including an unusual body type, heavy-duty engines, and much more. Today we will understand all this, separating the seeds of historical truth from the tares of fables and idle speculation. usually called the first-generation Octavia. Continue reading