Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance: news about old age
In fact, Pebble Beach is a pensioner place by Californian standards. Here, on the Monterey Peninsula, manors are bought mostly by those who are tired not only of the turmoil,…

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Compare front cabriolets: the last ZIL and the first Aurus
From the ideological point of view, it is better to consider as the predecessor of the open Aurus not these shameful handicrafts, but real, “factory-made” ZIL cabriolets, which were made…

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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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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

Peugeot Citroen Ukraine: 22 new four brands
Although last year the domestic market sank somewhat (86613 against 87634 units), for the French it ended on a positive note. Never before has the PSA Groupe market share been…

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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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Mitsubishi L200: 70 years of pickup
Yes, at first there was a cross between a motorcycle and a construction car made by the now forgotten Mizushima MVW brand. The 744-cubic 15-strong “vozdushka” of the pre-war construction…

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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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