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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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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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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Stern, more spacious, … cheaper? New Mercedes-Benz GLB

The idea to put a car in the model line between class A and C crossovers suggested itself – but they approached its implementation in Stuttgart creatively. The Germans did not go the same way as in the development of sedans, simply scaling the older model, and added something fresh to the line. Of course, this was not a surprise – moreover, we had been promised a “baby-helico” for a long time, and the output was a sort of chunky ninth-grader with weekly bristles. For the car dealership, he was additionally strapped on rubber boots and his father’s cap – yes, and so they showed off to the public: they say, to the feast, and to the world, and to the dacha. Continue reading

5 reasons to love and hate Lifan Solano

On the one hand, it seems everyone knows that the Chinese cars of “zero” years suffered from mediocre reliability, while pleasing with good equipment for little money. On the other hand, Solano specifically bribes with what is essentially made on the basis of the old Corolla and has a Toyota engine under the hood. Should I mess with such a machine? We study the reviews of the owners and traditionally divide them into 5 “love” and 5 “hate”.

Important dates, prices, equipment
Lifan Solano (at home – Lifan 620) was born in 2007, when a young company, inspired by success in the domestic market, rushed to conquer near and far abroad. Continue reading

Almost crossovers: 5 new sedans with the highest ground clearance

Not so long ago, we found out which off-road vehicles from those sold in Russia have the highest ground clearance – and, oddly enough, solutions were found in different price categories. However, not everyone is ready to overpay and buy a crossover or SUV – for someone a sedan is enough. But one that is able to argue the largest clearance with a different crossover. What options are there for those looking for an off-road geometry sedan? Continue reading

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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…

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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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Kia Cerato II with mileage
A beautiful car, still appearing as it is today, besides, it promises small investments in operation, taking into account the simplicity and low cost of construction. Or not? We will…

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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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