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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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: 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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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

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 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 of laurels, managed to survive several upgrades and a change of generation, and, nevertheless, the company still suffers losses on this project. What for?

Despite the futuristic stuffing, the Toyota Prius got accustomed in the Urals: today there are several dozen people traveling around the city. The most advanced compatriots are already attached to the latest technologies. Continue reading

Nissan Micra: Look into your eyes
Of particular interest to the "Mikre" is caused not only by a bright appearance - the former model was the European bestseller of "Nissan", its circulation exceeded 1.3 million units.…

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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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Chery Tiggo, Toyota Rav 4, Hyundai Tucson: Learn, Learn and Learn
The Japanese auto industry is seven decades old. Korean is a quarter of a century younger. The Chinese are just getting up "on the wheels." Is it possible to catch…

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Ford Mondeo, Mazda 6: Soul Mates
In our market, powerful versions of these two family sedans look like direct competitors. After all, the relationship between the brothers does not always develop so perfectly as in the…

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