Contrary to stereotypes: the smallest cars of the Russian market
The car market is a reflection of consumer demands: today it is dominated by sedans and crossovers, because everyone needs cars “bigger and more difficult”. However, there is a certain…

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Almost no crossover: whether to buy Infiniti FX II
For half a million now you can buy a Duster in the maximum configuration or another decently packed compact crossover - but there will be as much sport and aggression…

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Almost no crossover: whether to buy Infiniti FX II
For half a million now you can buy a Duster in the maximum configuration or another decently packed compact crossover - but there will be as much sport and aggression…

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Not cheap, but angry: review and video of Skoda Scala
Unlike its platform platform relative, Skoda Kamiq, another 2019 Geneva premiere, the Skoda Scala hatchback, will definitely not appear in Russia - at least in the foreseeable future. It remains…

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Paint and sell: buy a Toyota Camry XV40
Of course, everyone knows that in the world there is only one brand, whose cars never break. True, the symbol of success and prosperity in recent years has faded a…

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Contrary to stereotypes: the smallest cars of the Russian market

The car market is a reflection of consumer demands: today it is dominated by sedans and crossovers, because everyone needs cars “bigger and more difficult”. However, there is a certain consumer audience, the tastes of which are radically different: for the money available, they are looking primarily for a compact machine. What options does today’s market offer them? Continue reading

Not cheap, but angry: review and video of Skoda Scala

Unlike its platform platform relative, Skoda Kamiq, another 2019 Geneva premiere, the Skoda Scala hatchback, will definitely not appear in Russia – at least in the foreseeable future. It remains for us to envy and wait until we finally become part of Europe, at least by car. Continue reading

The Future is Yesterday: Audi Q4 e-tron concept review and video

At the Geneva Motor Show, we were not able to clarify with Audi technicians what the cost per kilowatt-hour of the high-voltage Audi Q4 e-tron battery is, how many years it can retain the original capacity, and who the cell supplier is for it. Even about the chemical formula of the cathode did not know – “no data.” But all these are important characteristics of the battery. Meanwhile, this does not mean that the new compact Audi Q4 e-tron electric crossover is not worth talking about. Continue reading

Karapet and Mihleon: unknown Soviet experimental cars
If we are not too lazy to rummage in the yellowed Soviet books, magazines, newspapers and penetrate the depths of the archives of the domestic auto industry, we face an…

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Dead end: why GAZ-3111 did not become a mass car
Already in the late eighties, a few years before the official “demise” of the USSR, each fundamentally new model was given to Soviet automobile plants with great difficulty. The exception…

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