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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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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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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Class struggle: how in 30 years the automobile B-class has outgrown the D-class

Almost every new or used car buyer is anxious to get “as much as possible a car” for their money. In other words, buy a car as high as possible class. Many are even willing to permanently abandon the idea of ​​buying a new car – after all, in the secondary market, you can buy a car for one or even two classes above for the same money. Let’s look at how car classes are defined, how they have changed over time, and why this whole system is not perfect. Continue reading

Volvo XC70 III with mileage

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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 after restyling, when they released cars with a two-liter four-cylinder diesel engine, a new eight-speed automatic transmission and only in a mono-drive version. Continue reading

5 reasons to love and hate the Subaru Impreza III
Origins The first-generation Impreza of the 1992 model was built on a shortened platform of the Outback model, and received a wide range of atmospheric boxer engines (1.5, 1.6, 1.8…

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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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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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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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