Opel can take all-wheel drive from the Jaguar E-Pace. And what else will he have?
After it became known about the upcoming merger of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi with Fiat-Chrysler, the general director of PSA, Carlos Tavares, had the only opportunity to get the all-wheel drive system of…

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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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Test: What suits you best, Lada XRAY Cross or Renault Sandero Stepway?
Despite the strangeness of the very concept of a front-wheel-drive hatchback, dressed in plastic "off-road" armor, this segment proved to be viable. You already had the opportunity to choose between…

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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

Rotor carrot: tuning Lada Samara Fun
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…

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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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Subaru Tribeca with mileage: hitch as a risk factor and typical difficulties opposites
Regarding the quality of iron, Tribeca does not disappoint - both in terms of the body and in terms of the chassis. The salon also leaves overall positive emotions. But…

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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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