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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Live or survive: is it worth buying Nissan Leaf
Savings, environmental friendliness or self-indulgence - perhaps these three concepts can be considered key and non-related causes pushing people to buy an electric car. Someone seriously expects to abandon expensive…

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A simple solution: how to drive a new Nissan crossover every year
Most of the buyers of new cars are still acting “in the old manner”, buying a car on credit, and having paid it, they sell a car in three years…

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Almost no overpayment: new convertibles out of the luxury tax

A convertible, especially a new one, cannot be called a pragmatic purchase – it is in any case a toy. However, the so-called luxury tax does not want to pay everyone, so today we choose convertibles, which you can own without overpaying – or almost without it. Briefly understand taxation and see how much money you need to cook. Continue reading

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 is perhaps the VAZ with its “figure of eight”, which managed to launch it even before the restructuring. But the Zaporozhye Tavriya, a front-wheel Moskvich and other cars, markedly different from their predecessors, got up on the conveyor with great difficulties, and many did not become serial at all. Continue reading

With a statute of limitations: a review of Skoda Kamiq

The number of speculations on the topic of the start of Russian sales of Skoda Kamiq in the last two days just rolls over. Obviously, this B-Class front-wheel-drive crossover, which has so far been tested only on Chinese buyers, is of such interest in our country that journalists are not averse to warm their hands on the trust of Russian readers. Continue reading

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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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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Yuta Takahashi, Suzuki: “We will begin to discuss with engineers the adaptation of Ignis for Russia”
We are talking about the 10-year warranty on Vitara, the disappointing results of the new Jimny in Euro NCAP, the prospects of Suzuki Crossby and Lapin in the Russian market…

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Almost no overpayment: new convertibles out of the luxury tax
A convertible, especially a new one, cannot be called a pragmatic purchase - it is in any case a toy. However, the so-called luxury tax does not want to pay…

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