The first test

Convertible in Russia: is there any point? Yes!
Did you know that you can become the owner of a convertible for 40,000 rubles? For this amount you can buy GA3-69, old, rusty, but on the go and most…

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Toyota GR Supra's first test drive: the show begins!
Above the whole crowd stands a huge new Kia Telluride, which seems to weigh as much as 14 Kia ​​Forte (in Russia this model is known as Cerato - comment…

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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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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

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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Test drive Haval F7. Are Chinese cars starting to catch up with smartphones?
Cars from the new F series, in contrast to the models with the H index, are aimed at a young audience that values ​​modern technologies. Actually, the letter F, according…

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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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Total and Citroen: 50 years of victories in the most difficult races
Paris-Dakar (1981) The very first rally-raid Paris-Dakar started on the eve of 1978 and was a little like the present Dakars. There were no famous surnames, no generous sponsors, no…

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