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An island of four colors: experiencing Subaru in Iceland
Is an all-wheel drive crossover enough to get to the most spectacular sights of Iceland, or do you need a prepared SUV or all-terrain vehicle in an amicable way? What…

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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…

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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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An island of four colors: experiencing Subaru in Iceland

Is an all-wheel drive crossover enough to get to the most spectacular sights of Iceland, or do you need a prepared SUV or all-terrain vehicle in an amicable way? What is the most spectacular waterfall, what to see in Reykjavik, and why in Iceland, on pain of a huge fine, you can’t get out of the way in an unapproved place? We understand, traveling around the island on Subaru XV, Forester and Outback.

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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 restored … no, not 100% original, but this process cannot be called “kolhozing”. The approach to the restoration was chosen very conceptual, including a trip to the factory in Turin. However, first things first …

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Bertone X1 / 9 (nee – Fiat X1 / 9, later named Bertone, after the completion of production at the Fiat plant), rear-wheel drive two-seater sports coupe in the back of a targa, produced in 1985. Continue reading

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 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

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!) Of the station wagon has long been dubbed the repetition of the Porsche lines. The Korean station wagon looks even more expensive than it actually does, attracting much more attention to its person (and owner) than the “little wolf in sheep’s clothing” with the rook on the grid. Continue reading

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 was produced in our country under the Doninvest brand, the Lanos became a bestseller after a change of generations and the appearance of an American type plate on the body in 2002. The history of the car under the brand Chevrolet ended in 2009, but even in the recent 2017, its next reincarnation under the name ZAZ Chance was on the conveyor. When we chose the hero for the next article, we decided to stop on the Chevrolet. Still, in 2019, the car under the famous brand is much more liquid than the incomprehensible FSO or ZAZ. Continue reading

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Ride or own: 5 cases when leasing is more profitable than a loan
Credit remains the key financial instrument for acquiring new cars in Russia. The main reason for its popularity is simple and clear: car owners are accustomed to "pay for their",…

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After the already classic “five” in the back of the E39, the design of the E60 was shocking - although less ambiguous than that of the E65 that appeared a…

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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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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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