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 Arkana - the birth was successful
Well, that's done. A little over nine months have passed since the first premiere of the Arcana concept at the 2018 Moscow Motor Show, and at Renault - just in…

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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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Toyota RAV4 regains individuality

Toyota RAV4 was originally a cheeky “upstart”, but as generations moved, it moved towards the mainstream. Step by step, she took over the bland character that was so typical of Toyotas, and in parallel with this, RAV4 overtook Camry in sales, becoming the most popular new model in 2017 in the USA, except for pickups. It looks like the result will be repeated on the basis of the results of 2018 (at the time of the publication of the data, there was no data yet – approx. Ed.). Continue reading

Who is “more premium”: Camry, “six” or Optima?

In the last decade, the word “premium” has become very fashionable among manufacturers of various goods. It was even adopted by those brands that, it would seem, are not focused on the rich. What is to hide, especially Koreans sin it. We did not even have time to blink an eye, as Samsung became a premium phone, and Kia – a premium car. For any model press release read – everywhere you will meet this loud word. Continue reading

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 dare to do that. After all, the Mazda 3 AWD 2019 is much better than both of them and costs less than $ 25,000. And not only because the little Mazda has a much nicer interior than any of its actual competitors, but also because it drives better than almost every one of them and looks much nicer than any model of this segment allows. 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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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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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…

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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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