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…

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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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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…

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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

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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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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