The first test

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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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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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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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 at the factory itself. The latest generation of these cars was the model with the index 410441, it was created in the same 2008-2009, but it never showed up at the parade – precisely because Deripaska “pushed” its “GMC-ZIL” in due time . Continue reading

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, except to build with his own hands. We have already talked about how the movement of home-craftsmen originated in the Union and what amazing structures were driving our roads at that time. Continue reading

“Sport” for a million: Vesta Sport vs Toyota GT86 and Turbo-Rapid

For those who remember Grant for 230,000 rubles in 2011, the idea of ​​giving one million rubles for Vesta seems wild, of course. As well as those who prefer something fairly second-hand, but foreign. Nevertheless, it must be admitted that in the market as a whole, this is quite an adequate price for a 145-strong car with an impressive list of near-sports improvements. Continue reading

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 first and last auto-creation – the model HopeStar ON360.

Hope did not come true. Ugly open little car with push-pull air cooling “deuce” of 360 “cubes” from MMC and other Mitsubishi units, besides double, was released in the amount of only 15 copies. 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 first place. The problem with them is that with this approach, expensive versions also do not pull on $ 50,000 in appearance and sensations. And Kia Telluride is free from this minus. Continue reading

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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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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Unusually delicious. The first test all-wheel drive Mazda 3
I'll give you a little advice: if you are going to buy a “premium” all-wheel drive golf class sedan like the Audi A3 Quattro and Mercedes CLA250 4Matic, do not…

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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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