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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Toyota GR Supra's first test drive: the show begins!
Above the whole crowd stands a huge new Kia Telluride, which seems to weigh as much as 14 Kia ​​Forte (in Russia this model is known as Cerato - comment…

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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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technical reports

Convertible in Russia: is there any point? Yes!

Did you know that you can become the owner of a convertible for 40,000 rubles? For this amount you can buy GA3-69, old, rusty, but on the go and most importantly – ours, domestic. In the database of ads on Drom.ru this is the most popular convertible on the used market. About 250 ads. I do not want to choose, there are a lot of cheap options – for restoration or a crazy project, full of well-restored (for a million or more). Continue reading

Total and Citroen: 50 years on top

Both first and second, Total and Citroen are famous for their triumphs in rally, raids and marathons – that is, away from the autodromes with ideally smooth asphalt and where cars that are technically close to serial ones compete. But there were in the history of cooperation between the two brands and formula series, the first of which was F-Bleue. Continue reading

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 had no idea who would respond to their invitation, the rally Toyota Celica was depicted, with which the artist generously added clearance and suspension travel. Just before the start, another layout appeared (drawn in the style of a comic book), but with the image of a real participant – Toyota FJ40 of the popular RTL radio station Max Meignier. Continue reading

Renault Arkana - the birth was successful
Well, that's done. A little over nine months have passed since the first premiere of the Arcana concept at the 2018 Moscow Motor Show, and at Renault - just in…

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What happens to recycled cars?
In our country, cars "die" slowly. The average global share of the fleet disposal is 6–7% per year. And in Russia, this figure is significantly lower - 2.5%. The reason…

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