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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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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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…

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Search and not give up: buy Volkswagen Jetta VI

The Jetta in Russia has a difficult fate: not only is the Foci and Cerate destroying it in class C, but also the native concern has produced competitors – for example, Skoda Octavia at the same price is sold much more cheerful. The most surprising thing is that the sixth Jetta is longer than the actual German D class sedans at the time, and is perceived by many almost as an analogue Polo sedan. Thanks all-pervading Vagovskaya unification. Continue reading

5 reasons to love and hate Jeep Grand Cherokee II WJ

“Big wide jeep”, “Big Indian”, “Great Che”, “Giant teal” … We associate this name with crimson jackets, “Gold with a gymnast”, showdowns and generally “roaring nineties”. But all of this applies, rather, to the first generation of the world bestseller with the index ZJ. The life of the second, WJ and WG, fell on a quieter period of “becoming stable. Continue reading

So that the car does not burn: how to disconnect the mass
A sudden car fire is, fortunately, not too frequent, but it is quite common enough to cause serious phobias in many drivers. Especially those who at least once in their…

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Five reasons to love and hate Renault Fluence
Renault Fluence has never been a hit and bestseller. There were no queues behind this model, and it was not necessary to wait for many months to receive your car…

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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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Why did the Volkswagen Polo become popular in car sharing?
Who and how chooses cars for car sharing? Why did the Volkswagen Polo gain widespread popularity in this market segment? How does Major Auto holding win 70% of sales in…

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