Buying a used car
Of course, the purchase of a new car, and a used one, has its pros and cons. When you buy a new car, in almost 999 of 1000 cases you…

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How much does the car lose in price with age
Any car in the course of operation tends to lose its price, and this indicator will differ significantly for different cars. Choosing a new car, we often do not think…

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1987 Nissan Skyline R31. From the Quartet to the G8
Was the Skyline R31 revolutionary? Rather, it was the result of evolution - technical, marketing. As we remember, in the late 60s Nissan successfully entered motor racing, and with it…

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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

Rio X-Line: the key problem of the passenger “crossover”

Over the past month, X-line has helped me make repairs and move. On the spaciousness of the cabin, which can be shoved, in principle, almost everything, I have already written. Thus, a pair of interior doors, fittings, endless corners, baseboards, buckets, bags and other delights of the building easily fit into the Kiyanka. Even the furniture, however, disassembled. Continue reading

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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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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Mercedes-Benz SL 500 "Wolfhound": the beast in retroshkure
The town of Belorechensk, Krasnodar Territory, only 50 thousand people and such a "UFO"! But we know that sometimes the most interesting, non-trivial works are born just far from regional…

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Anarchist. We are testing a homemade "Lambo" come from the USSR
The creator of this car, Sochi Evgeniy Titsev, gave her the name "Self-race" ... In the USSR, an ordinary person simply had no other way to get a sports car,…

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