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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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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5 reasons to love and hate Great Wall Safe
Great Wall Safe - from that first generation of Chinese cars in Russia, about which legends were made: they seemed to be falling apart on the move 100 meters away…

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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

Do not avoid, but delay: is it worth buying a Volkswagen Passat B6

Volkswagen Passat is a sort of “classic of choice” model in the D-class: many people want to get “real German quality, proven over the years,” and the confident reputation of cars in the generations from B2 to B5 only reinforces this desire. Colleagues from Avito Avto also suggest that, given the starting prices of 400,000, a decent car can be chosen for half a million already – and this is now much cheaper than the new “budget sedan” of the Korean brand. Continue reading

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5 reasons to love and hate Kia Soul I
Cubic shapes are definitely stylish. And also very loud at speed and dirty in the offseason. The salon is both spacious and not practical at all. The first-generation soul soul…

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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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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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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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