Toyota Corolla: In balzakovskom age
"Corolla" was the success of the company "Toyota", a kind of Japanese "Golf", not losing popularity for 30 years with all the changes in the model range. Last year, the…

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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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Test the newest Nissan 350Z
But when the speed is high, the on-board computer seems to duplicate the speedometer readings in numbers, as if warning the driver once again about the danger. Nevertheless, I slightly…

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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

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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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…

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Hybrids roll to Russia
Toyota Highlander Hybrid and hydrogen cars in their eyes cease to be a wonder, turning into full-fledged market participants. Particularly successful in this Japanese manufacturers. In developed countries, a relatively…

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Honda Civic: Everything can CVT
In front of me, it seems, a completely ordinary Honda Civic. At the stern - plates "1,6iEC" and "VTEC". Everything is clear - the engine capacity of 1.6 liters with…

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