The first test

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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Suzuki Jimny of two generations (1981–2018). Small, yes udalenky?
Interestingly, the appearance of a small dzhipchik is not obliged to the company Suzuki - a small firm with a loud name Hope (hope!) Motor Company, in 1965, presented its…

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CEO of Mercedes-Benz Ukraine Yaroslav Prigara: the premium is always restored quickly
In 2017, a 802.11 new passenger car was sold in Ukraine, the market grew by 24.5%. Did your forecasts for 2017 come true and what is the forecast for this…

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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 truck followed it, but only in 1963 did the brand have a full-fledged J-Series Gladiator pickup truck, designed to compete with similar products from Ford and General Motors. Continue reading

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

The most insane Kayenas in history. Better than a Porsche

Over the 17 years that Kayenas have been producing (of all three generations), an incredible number of variations of the exterior styling of this model has been created. Extended, understated, hung with carbon on the very roof – so different, but at the same time they are the same at the same time. Continue reading

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 Transit models. What now to do the current owners of Ford and those who are going (going) to buy a passenger model of this brand? Is there any cause for concern? Continue reading

Which is better: chip tuning with “mechanics” or “automatic”?

How quickly kilometers fly! Our editorial Renault Kaptur is definitely not the kind of car that is bored. More than a third run at the wheel I spent. I managed to fall in love with him several times and hate him with all my heart. Useless chip tuning, which we described in the last blog entry, only aggravated the already contradictory feelings. 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.…

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Direct competitors: Kia Rio and Hyundai Solaris which is better to choose?
The Kia Rio hatchback and sedan have been produced since 1999, at the moment this car has already undergone four profound upgrades, the latter was carried out in 2017. Between…

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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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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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