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…

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Cool dad among crossovers. The first test drive Kia Telluride
To match the attractive appearance and beauty. Here style reigns (even in the initial configurations), unlike the Honda Pilot and Subaru Ascent, in which pragmatism and functionality are in the…

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Total and Citroen: 50 years of victories in the most difficult races
Paris-Dakar (1981) The very first rally-raid Paris-Dakar started on the eve of 1978 and was a little like the present Dakars. There were no famous surnames, no generous sponsors, no…

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Which is better: chip tuning with “mechanics” or “automatic”?

How quickly kilometers fly! Our editorial Renault Kaptur is definitely not the kind of car that is bored. More than a third run at the wheel I spent. I managed to fall in love with him several times and hate him with all my heart. Useless chip tuning, which we described in the last blog entry, only aggravated the already contradictory feelings. Continue reading

Suzuki Jimny of two generations (1981–2018). Small, yes udalenky?

Interestingly, the appearance of a small dzhipchik is not obliged to the company Suzuki – a small firm with a loud name Hope (hope!) Motor Company, in 1965, presented its first and last auto-creation – the model HopeStar ON360.

Hope did not come true. Ugly open little car with push-pull air cooling “deuce” of 360 “cubes” from MMC and other Mitsubishi units, besides double, was released in the amount of only 15 copies. Continue reading

Cool dad among crossovers. The first test drive Kia Telluride

To match the attractive appearance and beauty. Here style reigns (even in the initial configurations), unlike the Honda Pilot and Subaru Ascent, in which pragmatism and functionality are in the first place. The problem with them is that with this approach, expensive versions also do not pull on $ 50,000 in appearance and sensations. And Kia Telluride is free from this minus. Continue reading

Total and Citroen: 50 years of victories in the most difficult races
Paris-Dakar (1981) The very first rally-raid Paris-Dakar started on the eve of 1978 and was a little like the present Dakars. There were no famous surnames, no generous sponsors, no…

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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…

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Caution, leaf fall!
With the onset of October, the daylight hours are noticeably decreasing, it rains more often and colds come up. So it's time to carry out car maintenance and remember the…

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Is it time to sell a Ford? Or buy?
This spring, Ford announced that it would soon stop selling cars in Russia and close two of its three Russian plants. The remaining enterprise in Elabuga will produce only commercial…

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