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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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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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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Seven places without overpayment: the cheapest seven-seater cars
We recently found out what options there are for those who want to get a seven-seater crossover for minimal money - and even though there is a cheaper option for…

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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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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

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 is perhaps the VAZ with its “figure of eight”, which managed to launch it even before the restructuring. But the Zaporozhye Tavriya, a front-wheel Moskvich and other cars, markedly different from their predecessors, got up on the conveyor with great difficulties, and many did not become serial at all. Continue reading

Live or survive: is it worth buying Nissan Leaf

Savings, environmental friendliness or self-indulgence – perhaps these three concepts can be considered key and non-related causes pushing people to buy an electric car. Someone seriously expects to abandon expensive gasoline, someone, abandoning meat and fur, continues to fight for the preservation of the environment, and someone just wants to try to play with new technologies. 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,…

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In search of lost sportiness: whether to buy a Honda Accord VIII
Honda Accord in the seventh generation has earned the image of a stylish and interesting car, as well as a claim to dynamism. The eighth generation added the status of…

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