The first test

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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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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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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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

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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1993 Toyota Camry Retrotest
Three years ago, Mikhail was a naive student, carelessly rolling the miracle of the French car industry Renault Clio in a relatively fresh state - the "five-year plan." True, "naked"…

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RR top manager Frank Timann: we combined 4x4 with luxury architecture
Her Majesty's subjects love their heritage, their history and traditions. And multiply them to the best of their abilities and capabilities. A spring visit to the capital of Frank Timann,…

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Fog lights. Selection without errors
In foggy weather, when visibility is reduced to 3-4 meters, the bright glow of high and low beam headlights is virtually useless. Exit from a similar situation to help fog…

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