IN THE WORLD OF MACHINES

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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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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This is not “evolved” to you: we buy Mitsubishi Lancer X
The times when Mitsubishi delighted its fans with an abundance of bright and driving cars passed by the beginning of the 2000s. The chaotic policy of expanding and building numerous…

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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

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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A good pont is more expensive than money: we buy a Bentley Continental GT l
If in the West this car is associated with wealth and solid age, then in our country it is perceived as a toy of major and golden youth. This stereotype…

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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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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…

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