Playing Respect

Nissan Murano: In Love Eyes
For such an expensive and powerful "SUV", designed in part to perform the functions of a business-class sedan, it is perhaps even too beautiful. But this will not scare away…

Continue reading →

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…

Continue reading →

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…

Continue reading →

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

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…

...

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…

...

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…

...

Nissan Almera Classic: The Mystery of Origin
A car produced at the South Korean plant of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, entered the Russian market at the end of April 2006. Gradually, the sedan will replace the basic configuration…

...