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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Do I need to redo the right wheel on the left?
In light of recent changes in the right-hand drive cars on the car market is becoming more and more. And this is understandable - the Japanese cars have a lot…

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Mitsubishi Carisma: Reasonable Sufficiency
We have already met with "Mitsubishi Carisma" more than once, including in group tests. The car, well-known in our country, has been produced since 1995, and during this time it…

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Nissan Terrano II. Buy or not?

Remember the movie “Guest from the Future”? There, a bad space pirate suggested to our pioneer to give the magic device melafon, promising to donate Zhiguli for it: “Imagine you are so small, and already“ Zhiguli … ”. A similar phrase met me one of my friends when I drove up to him on the Nissan Terrano II.

Only this phrase sounded a little different – “so funny, but already an SUV”. Indeed, outwardly, the Nissan Terrano II with its round eyes looks somewhat frivolous. Continue reading

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 forgot to raise the rod.

Both cars received attention in full, but it was different. The red Mazda RX-8 aroused curiosity and a desire to measure strength. Continue reading

Mitsubishi Pajiiro Pinin

Mitsubishi Pajero Pinin / Mitsubishi Pajero Pinin “made its European debut in 1999 with a three-door body and 1.8 liter engine. In October 2000, a five-door version of the machine with a new two-liter engine, aggregated with a mechanical or automatic gearboxes.

Compact SUVs are now in vogue. The Japanese, Koreans, British – all rushed to master the niche “SUV”. As a rule, a very limited off-road capability is typical for such cars, but at the same time it is not a bad ride for an ordinary passenger car, and the advantage to the highway side is obvious. Continue reading

Toyota Land Cruiser: Unsinkable Off-Road Cruiser
The Toyota Land Cruiser-100 has been produced since 1998 and is still in great demand in Russia. And it is not surprising: after all, by the totality of the qualities…

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Toyota Land Cruiser: Unsinkable Off-Road Cruiser
The Toyota Land Cruiser-100 has been produced since 1998 and is still in great demand in Russia. And it is not surprising: after all, by the totality of the qualities…

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