Playing Respect

Toyota Land Cruiser: Unsinkable Off-Road Cruiser
The Toyota Land Cruiser-100 has been produced since 1998 and is still in great demand in Russia. And it is not surprising: after all, by the totality of the qualities…

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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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Nissan spread its wings
Among the middle class cars, a very serious competitor has appeared, which can take away buyers not only from the Opel Vectra or Peugeot 406, but even from the traditional…

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Toyota Camry: the fulfillment of desires

“Toyota Camry” new generation replaces its predecessor, produced in Japan and the United States since 1996. Official dealers offer in Russia, “Camry” only Japanese assembly in three versions: with a four-cylinder 2.4-liter engine with a five-speed manual or automatic four-speed gearbox and a V-shaped “six” 3.0 liters.

“Toyota Camry” was a bestseller in the United States for several years and has every chance to remain them further. Why is Camry so loved in America? After all, there are cars with much more outstanding performance, bright appearance and an attractive price. Continue reading

Nissan Maxima: Maximum Nissan

The front-wheel-drive sedan “Nissan-Maxim” (in Japan, “Sephiro”) debuted in 1994. Modification with a station wagon appeared three years later. This spring in Geneva showed the second generation of this model (so far only a sedan). Available with petrol engines of 2.0 or 3.0 liters, automatic four-speed or manual five-speed gearbox. Continue reading

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 family of Chuck and Huck. You don’t need to go far for an example: remember how the relationship between Cain and Abel ended? True – the extermination of the fourth part of the terrestrial population. Of course, it does not reach the hands of the car business, but in general, even close relatives often live like a cat with a dog. Continue reading

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

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 no one is surprised that Japanese cars break less often than famous German cars. One of the most successful models of Toyota can rightly be called the Corolla. For the first time this name appeared almost 38 years ago. Continue reading

Tests a modernized Toyota Corolla
You can dream all your life about the Bugatti, and for decades to ride a modest car, produced in mass circulation. For obvious reasons. But to make such an offer…

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Toyota Corolla Verso: Peace to your home
Like a meek servant from the East, she is ready to give everything to the benefit of her master's family hearth. But who is she really? Seven in the boat,…

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Toyota Avensis Stripping Game
A budget version of Avensis is on sale. Having lost a dozen equipment positions, Toyota dropped $ 2,200 in price and became one of the best deals in the class.…

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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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