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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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Nissan Tiida I
Transmission Despite the fact that some of the cars on sale are designated as all-wheel drive, there is no full-fledged all-wheel drive here - there is an electric drive to…

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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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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

Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class II c run: a new V6 with old timing problems and a V8 with chances for badass

The second-generation CLS, featuring a much greater variety of versions compared to the first (here, four-wheel drive, and even station wagons), turned out to be a machine in general not very lomuchey, but requiring attentive and quality service even at the age of 5-7 years. Including, as we explained in detail in the first part of the review, on the part of the body. Continue reading

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 for self-installing xenon, it has become only sharper …

If the rear blinding was partially overcome by the use of electrochromic auto-dimming mirrors (although budget cars usually do not have such a function), then backlight is still dangerous for cars of almost any class and price. Continue reading

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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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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Volvo XC70 III with mileage
Transmission The vast majority of Volvo XC70 of this generation are all-wheel drive and equipped with automatic transmission. Machines with mechanics are a huge rarity, and front-wheel drive versions appeared…

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Rust, but not break: buy Hyundai Tucson
In the past five years, the share of crossovers of all stripes is growing by leaps and bounds. Now it is the most popular car class in Russia. Yes, crossovers…

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