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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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…

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Mazda MX-5 III
Mazda in the case of the MX-5 - this is just “the guy who loudly told someone else's joke.” The recipe for a commercially successful low-cost roadster was invented by…

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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 sold in Russia. And yet in the fifth generation Fiesta remains the most widespread for our country – there is a choice in the secondary market. Is it worth it to look at baby Ford for those who do not need the maximum car for a minimum of money? In the first part of the review we will describe in detail the problems of the body, the cabin, the electrics and the chassis. In the second – about engines and transmissions. Continue reading

Why did FAW stop building on Avtotor? Where will adjust the release of Besturn X40 and what have the Haval?

The oldest Chinese company FAW introduces its second passenger model FAW Besturn X40 to the Russian market and plans to begin assembling it in Russia. And at what factory? ..

In early June, at the opening of the Great Wall enterprise in the Tula Region, one of our interlocutors, close to the Government of the region, said that models of other brands would be collected at Hawale Motor Manufacturing Rus. Of course, it was mentioned, Lifan, who was taken to this site by the former director general of the Russian representative office of Lifan, Sun Zejun. Continue reading

JAC T6 pickup in Russia: twice cheaper than Toyota Hilux!

Our editorial has a JAC T6 pickup commercial created specifically for Russia. The Chinese quail our famous military song “Katyusha”, simultaneously demonstrating the features of their “truck”. At the same time, Kolesa.ru editors found out all the prices and equipment a week before they were officially announced.

On the withdrawal of a pickup JAC T6 on the Russian market, we wrote in January of this year. Continue reading

5 reasons to love and hate TagAZ Tager
Origins In 2006, the Korean company SsangYong ceased production of the three-door SUV frame Korando. A year earlier, the conveyor life of his five-door older brother, Musso, ended. In this…

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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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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…

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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…

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