IN THE WORLD OF MACHINES

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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5 reasons to love and hate the Ford C-MAX
Let us leave scholastic debates to specialists about who first decided that minivans can be made on the basis of compact models of the C segment - the French, the…

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The hype, but not ours? A review of the new Peugeot 208
The information wave, which has risen today in Russia about the future return of Opel, has revived interest in Peugeot products, especially since from now on, it is French technologies…

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Almost broken stereotypes: buy Chery Tiggo

Personally, I do not have a special love for products from the Middle Kingdom. And in this respect, not alone. Steady stereotypes about Chinese cars can be found in automotive publications, on forums and on serious blogs: tin cans, foil stuff, suicide carts … Yes, the titanic efforts of Chinese manufacturers have not yet led, in my opinion, to an acceptable result. But the “Koreans” in their time were not taken seriously … Continue reading

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 endless tilled virgin that hides in our depths information about numerous cars, about which even contemporaries had no idea. Continue reading

Both frame and sport: is it worth buying a Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II

Born as a simpler and cheaper alternative to the flagship Pajero, the SUV on the frame of the L200 pickup even got the same name – Pajero, but with the prefix Sport. What is sports in the frame all-wheel drive, how does it attract the audience, and is it worth thinking about buying this instead of the new “budget sedan”? Our colleagues from Avito Auto say that this Mitsubishi reluctantly loses in value, and without 800 thousand you can even not be approached. Continue reading

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 in the cabin. And yet, at a certain period, this car was very popular. First of all, because it can be called a radical embodiment of the concept of “a lot of car for modest money.” Continue reading

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, which finally received a “foreign-made” design and a powerful 16-valve engine, which allowed it to compete at the beginning of the zero with an equal to 10-15 year old “Europeans” and “Japanese. Continue reading

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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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…

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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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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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