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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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Ford Fiesta mileage: hard-to-reach generator and brittle plastic on the outside and inside
This Fiesta was offered at a price comparable, and sometimes even higher than what was requested for a much larger and more practical Focus, so there are not many cars…

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When there is no choice: is it worth buying Infiniti QX56
Probably, it is no secret to anyone that the Infiniti QX56 is a converted Nissan Armada, built, in turn, on the basis of the Titan pickup. A car was created…

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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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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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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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Simple, but expensive: is it worth buying a Toyota Camry XV40
Unlike some “business fellows” like the Honda Accord, the sixth generation Camry does not indulge buyers with a choice of body: there are no station wagons or a coupe, although…

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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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