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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…

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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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As in the seventies, but better: whether to buy a Ford Mustang VI
For 2.5 million rubles, the choice of the car is still great. You can buy a reliable and simple Land Cruiser 200, you can find a fast and practical Porsche…

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5 reasons to love and hate the Opel Mokka

Attitude to the Opel brand has always been ambiguous. On the one hand, it’s still “German”, and the German car industry should be treated with respect. And on the other – “German”, but not that. Neither the thoroughness of Mercedes, nor the driver’s refinement of a BMW or a Porsche … Again, there are enough evil tongues ready to repeat that “at the end of life, every car turns into an Opel”. And yet people bought them. The start of the Opel Mokka compact crossover was also quite successful … Continue reading

Five reasons to love and hate the Volvo XC70 I

This car was born at the turn of the millennium and was produced until 2008. This means that the youngest Volvo XC70 with the P2 index is ten years old. Considerable age by automotive standards, and this model has never been mass. And yet, in the stream, no, no, and the first generation Swedish off-road shed flashes. Continue reading

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 and the supply of the Futur-S crossover to Russia from India with the general director of Suzuki Rus. Continue reading

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

Like the Impreza, only more: is it worth buying a Subaru Forester II

Subaru is a permanent four-wheel drive, the legendary boxer engines and driving pleasure: this is the perfect image of these Japanese cars. But in practice it turns out that the four-wheel drive is not always so permanent, and the engines over the years of their existence have not got rid of some specific features. And there are also rumors that to replace the spark plugs, you need to remove the engine … 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…

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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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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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Five reasons to love and hate Chevrolet Orlando
He looks like a crossover, capacious and, with the exception of a pair of generic diseases, reliable. But at the same time, he categorically “does not go” either on asphalt…

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