Dead end: why GAZ-3111 did not become a mass car
Already in the late eighties, a few years before the official “demise” of the USSR, each fundamentally new model was given to Soviet automobile plants with great difficulty. The exception…

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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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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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Beijing Motor Show

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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 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

Motors Aurus

Our previous material on the “economy” of the “Cortege” project (Aurus) caused a lot of complaints, for the most part – the following property: they say, the Kolesa.ru editors raised many questions, but there are almost no answers. Alas! What can we do if several of our attempts to get comments or interviews with NAMI engineers have come to naught. Continue reading

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

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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…

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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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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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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…

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