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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American no chance of a V8
Why do we love American cars in general and SUVs in particular? Of course, for multi-liter V8 - not too powerful, voracious, meaningless, but simple, high-torque and unpretentious. The first…

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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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Mercedes-Benz E-Class W211

Let the majority of the “luxury” options of this car, such as keyless access, rain sensor, navigation and parking sensors, are available in modern mass C-class machines, but the balance of smoothness and controllability, quality of finish and sound insulation in the W211 are relevant today. In addition, this is probably one of the last Mercedes, created before Daimler set a course for cheaper interiors. Unjustified technical complication and price increase here, alas, is already encountered, but is not widespread, as in later models. At the same time, as of 2019, the W211 has not yet entered the advanced age of the young timers, when from old age, with daily use, the one and the other constantly breaks. In short, with the difficult choice of a decent second-hand option, there is something to fight for. Continue reading

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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They scold, but admit: what Kolesa.ru readers think about Chinese cars
The past two weeks, inspired by the Shanghai Motor Show, which had 4 of our journalists, were marked by Chinese premieres and news. There were so many of them that…

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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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5 reasons to love and hate Volga Siber
GAZ's engineering project for turning Chrysler into the Volga can be called one of the most controversial in the history of the domestic auto industry. Some call Siber the best…

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