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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Toyota Corolla Verso, Volkswagen Golf Plus: Possible options
You just wonder how narrowly segmented the modern car market is. Previously, ceasing to be placed with children and households in the usual hatchback, its owner acquired a family "monocab"…

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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 Celica: In the cramped, but not mad

The main advantages of the coupe – the enthusiastic views of others and sporty characteristics. According to the canons, the silhouette should be squat, the motor powerful, and the interior a bit cramped. Toyota Celica is a typical representative of this class, but with features characteristic of more “soft” and “friendly” cars.

With all the swiftness and sportiness of the forms, the current “Selick” is more democratic than its predecessor. Continue reading

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 to counter the fantastic developments of the Japanese.

C thorough accuracy to find out who first came up with the wheel, and even more so any electronic “bells and whistles” or, say, the newest injection system for a diesel engine, today is quite problematic. 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 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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Toyota Highlander: Highlander
“Highlander” is a car for those who cannot buy a Lexus, but would like a car with the same level of comfort and wealth of equipment — short and clear,…

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Toyota Corolla Verso, Volkswagen Golf Plus: Possible options
You just wonder how narrowly segmented the modern car market is. Previously, ceasing to be placed with children and households in the usual hatchback, its owner acquired a family "monocab"…

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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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