Toyota Prius: The Dawn of Hybridization
When Toyota started selling Prius in 1997, each sold car, according to experts, brought the company a loss of $ 16,000. For eight years, the model has won a lot…

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Toyota has built a bright future
Toyota Corporation is going to conquer visitors of the Tokyo Motor Show not only with bold rework of existing models, but with a convincing demonstration of its capabilities in designing…

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Mitsubishi Carisma: Direct Communication
The engine is trained to manage the process of mixing and burning, even after closing the valves. In economy mode, it is able to work on ultra-poor air-fuel mixture, providing…

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Toyota Camry: the fulfillment of desires

“Toyota Camry” new generation replaces its predecessor, produced in Japan and the United States since 1996. Official dealers offer in Russia, “Camry” only Japanese assembly in three versions: with a four-cylinder 2.4-liter engine with a five-speed manual or automatic four-speed gearbox and a V-shaped “six” 3.0 liters.

“Toyota Camry” was a bestseller in the United States for several years and has every chance to remain them further. Why is Camry so loved in America? After all, there are cars with much more outstanding performance, bright appearance and an attractive price. Continue reading

Mazda 5: Let’s do the Karakuri

“He” – a mini-van, “she” – “Mazda”? I am constantly confused in the definition of gender – you look at the solid dimensions, wrapped in the classic forms of a mini-van, like “He.” And you get behind the wheel, glance through the interior, the familiar “twisters”, the display screen – “She”, “Mazda” comes out. Then you step into the wide opening of the sliding door, try on the middle row of the relief seats, feel the supply of space around – and again confusion. Continue reading

Toyota Avensis Stripping Game

A budget version of Avensis is on sale. Having lost a dozen equipment positions, Toyota dropped $ 2,200 in price and became one of the best deals in the class. Let us try to find out how justified such savings are.

At one time, we complained that the basic equipment of the 1.8-liter Avensis was too rich. In principle, there is nothing bad in this – rather, on the contrary. Continue reading

Nissan Almera Classic, Renault Logan, Kia Spectra: From loaves to sedans
A bun for three pennies, a loaf for thirteen, half black for nine ... Even these simple figures are remembered with difficulty. Now a different time, different prices. And “for…

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Porsche Boxster, Mazda RX-8: In the spotlight zone
For a long time test cars did not arouse such interest of others: drivers, pedestrians, traffic police officers. The latter followed the car with gaze, but it seemed they simply…

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