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 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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Toyota Corolla: Eternal consumer goods
For Toyota Corolla, reliability is not an empty sound. Toyota cars do not need any special presentation. This brand has long been considered the most reliable in the world, and…

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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 a mechanism for changing the height of the valves. Get in the car. Two pedals and a selector are also familiar to anyone who is familiar with the “automatic”.

I let the engine, taxiing to the avenue and “stepping” on the accelerator. And here miracles begin … Continue reading

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 let go of the accelerator pedal – I don’t like it when electronics really interferes, “cutting off the march”. And under foot, in sixth gear, there was still a reserve for a more rapid “flight.” Yes, the Nissan 350Z is a fast and uncompromising sports car. Continue reading

Honda Civic: Ordinary Superman
The eyes are afraid - the hands are doing, so what? It is easy, however, to say ... Right on the course is a 90-degree left, on the speedometer it…

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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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