The first test drive Jeep Gladiator. Yes, we liked him
Jeep has a rich history of pickups. The company introduced the model with such a body under the name Willys-Overland Pickup back in 1947. In 1957, the Jeep Forward Control…

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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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Ukrainian engineers help create smart cars for drivers around the world
The car is becoming more and more like a smartphone: you can connect to Wi-Fi, receive phone calls, listen to music via Bluetooth. In addition, car security systems are becoming…

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Boar with a backpack. Test new Kia Soul

Since the debut of Soul ten years ago, disputes have not subsided: is it worth it to rank it as a crossover? Well, in fact: it does not have a full drive, and the trunk of the first generation was just mockingly small: 222 liters – less than the Matiz. In the second generation, it grew to 354 liters, although this too little. To top it all off, the ground clearance was only 153 mm. That is no advantage over any hatchback of a similar class. Continue reading

Auto motodinyuzhna: cars with engines from bikes and vice versa

Reasons for building a car with a motorcycle engine can be, as a rule, two. The first of them – reducing the cost of budget cars. If for our “Oka” they adapted a VAZ four-cylinder engine, roughly speaking, sawn in half, then foreign designers often used just motors from motorcycles.

Another reason for installing a motor engine under the hood of a car is, of course, a sport. Or rather, high efficiency of motorcycle units with their compact size and low weight. Continue reading

Why did I choose IQOS? Motorist experience

In the modern world you cannot live by the laws of the beginning of the 20th century. More precisely it is possible, but it is somehow silly. Hybrids and electric cars come to replace cars with an internal combustion engine. Their advantages are obvious to all, and the disadvantages are gradually eliminated. Even our habits are transformed. For example, cigarettes give way to a gadget for heating IQOS tobacco. Continue reading

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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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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Renault Logan: to take or not to take?
The first generation of the Renault Logan sedans was introduced in 2004, and a year later the serial assembly of these cars began. In 2006, the presentation of the "Logan"…

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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.…

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