Mitsubishi Lancer: Tenth Shaft
A rare case: sales of the new - the tenth - generation of Mitsubishi Lancer start first in Russia, and only then in Europe and, by the way, in Japan…

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Nissan Xterra Simplified SUV
The new mid-size SUV Nissan Xterra 2001 is mounted on a chassis borrowed from the compact Nissan Frontier pickup. The car was designed specifically for the American market in the…

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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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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 gasoline savings, but, if necessary, it develops high power and torque, working on enriched mixtures in power mode. There are three options for fuel injection. When driving at a constant speed of up to 120 km / h, the GDI engine (Gasoline Direct Injectiоn) works on ultra-poor mixtures (air-fuel ratio 30-40: 1). With active driving and at high speeds goes into power mode (ratio of 14.7: 1). Continue reading

Nissan 350Z: Ninja with Z sign
Most of the mass cars "Nissan" - "Primera", "Almera", "Micra" - are proper names. But an exclusive, a real ninja, in which a generation is already content with an index…

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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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Honda Legend: Legend and true story
Carmakers of the Land of the Rising Sun have long been successfully competing in all markets around the world. European and American firms have to mobilize all their engineering power…

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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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