The first test

Fog lights. Selection without errors
In foggy weather, when visibility is reduced to 3-4 meters, the bright glow of high and low beam headlights is virtually useless. Exit from a similar situation to help fog…

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Over 2 million for a hot hatch from Hyundai. Is it a lot or a little?
Where are you, those happy times, when the Russian buyer was offered a whole scattering of powerful and fast hatchbacks of a golf class for every taste and color? Irrevocably…

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Fog lights. Selection without errors
In foggy weather, when visibility is reduced to 3-4 meters, the bright glow of high and low beam headlights is virtually useless. Exit from a similar situation to help fog…

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Toyota RAV4 regains individuality

Toyota RAV4 was originally a cheeky “upstart”, but as generations moved, it moved towards the mainstream. Step by step, she took over the bland character that was so typical of Toyotas, and in parallel with this, RAV4 overtook Camry in sales, becoming the most popular new model in 2017 in the USA, except for pickups. It looks like the result will be repeated on the basis of the results of 2018 (at the time of the publication of the data, there was no data yet – approx. Ed.). Continue reading

Who is “more premium”: Camry, “six” or Optima?

In the last decade, the word “premium” has become very fashionable among manufacturers of various goods. It was even adopted by those brands that, it would seem, are not focused on the rich. What is to hide, especially Koreans sin it. We did not even have time to blink an eye, as Samsung became a premium phone, and Kia – a premium car. For any model press release read – everywhere you will meet this loud word. Continue reading

Unusually delicious. The first test all-wheel drive Mazda 3

I’ll give you a little advice: if you are going to buy a “premium” all-wheel drive golf class sedan like the Audi A3 Quattro and Mercedes CLA250 4Matic, do not dare to do that. After all, the Mazda 3 AWD 2019 is much better than both of them and costs less than $ 25,000. And not only because the little Mazda has a much nicer interior than any of its actual competitors, but also because it drives better than almost every one of them and looks much nicer than any model of this segment allows. Continue reading

Over 2 million for a hot hatch from Hyundai. Is it a lot or a little?

Where are you, those happy times, when the Russian buyer was offered a whole scattering of powerful and fast hatchbacks of a golf class for every taste and color? Irrevocably sunk into oblivion. But once the choice in this very specific class was very extensive. At various times, we could buy VW Golf GTI and even R, Renault Megane RS, Opel Astra OPC, Ford Focus ST and even RS, as well as the fast Korean Kia cee’d GT. Continue reading

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Or maybe I, too, take an American?
To take or not to take, that is the question ... Surely you or your friends have already thought about buying a car from American auctions. After all, the offer…

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1993 Toyota Camry Retrotest
Three years ago, Mikhail was a naive student, carelessly rolling the miracle of the French car industry Renault Clio in a relatively fresh state - the "five-year plan." True, "naked"…

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Or maybe I, too, take an American?
To take or not to take, that is the question ... Surely you or your friends have already thought about buying a car from American auctions. After all, the offer…

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10 facts about Toyota in Dakar
1. The participation of the Toyota in the super marathon began long before its launch - in May 1978. At the very first poster of Dakar, when the organizers still…

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