Instead of a Patriot: Is it worth buying Great Wall Hover
Seven-ten years ago, one of the main dilemmas for those who were going to buy a new frame SUV for minimal money was the choice between the UAZ Patriot and…

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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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Design from Zagato, Japanese salon and someone else's index: myths and facts about the VAZ-2110
Among the many models with a difficult fate, developed in Soviet times, the "pregnant antelope" stands alone. After all, the “ten” was for many the long-awaited model of the VAZ,…

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Project Aurus: at whose expense is this “Cort”, where did the Arabs go, and what is the UAZ?
In 2018, five years after the start of the design work on the "Cortege", we were shown the Aurus sedan at the Moscow Motor Show, and a little earlier Putin…

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5 reasons to love and hate Chery Amulet
Nowadays, this car can hardly be seen on the Moscow streets, but in the Russian outback they are not at all uncommon. But this is not interesting, but the range…

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Project Aurus: at whose expense is this “Cort”, where did the Arabs go, and what is the UAZ?

In 2018, five years after the start of the design work on the “Cortege”, we were shown the Aurus sedan at the Moscow Motor Show, and a little earlier Putin drove on the “limousine” version. Cars have not yet been certified, so the only thing that we can reliably say is that our commander-in-chief was driven in a car with Aurus appearance. Continue reading

Nissan on the background of the new Qashqai: Murano will live, Juke goes away forever, vagueness on SPIC

At the launch of the production of the updated Nissan Qashqai, which arrived in Russia with a big delay, we talked to the key managers of Nissan in Russia. Igor Boytsov, general director of the Nissan Manufacturing Rus plant, told us about the features of production, and Andrei Akifev, managing director of Nissan in Russia, about giving up Juke, the horizon of Nissan Kicks and many other things. Continue reading

Arkana, Corolla, Granta Cross and others: the most anticipated Russian premieres of 2019

We have already figured out the world premieres of 2019: there will be a lot of them, and all the key ones are collected in our material. But even more in the new year will be the Russian prime minister. What news are we waiting for in the next 11 months?
The new Q3, with which we met in the fall, is already available in Europe for ordering, and we have to arrive by about summer. Continue reading

Opel officially in Russia: start at the end of the year, three models, ambiguities with dealers
French concern PSA starts Russian sales of Opel in the fourth quarter of 2019. Entering the market three models. Opel Zafira Life and Opel Vivaro will be assembled at the…

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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…

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