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 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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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…

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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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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…

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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, 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

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 Boytsov, general director of the Nissan Manufacturing Rus plant, told us about the features of production, and Andrei Akifev, managing director of Nissan in Russia, about giving up Juke, the horizon of Nissan Kicks and many other things. 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…

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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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