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…

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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…

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Honda Accord: Playing Respect
This car can conquer you with one of its Japanese origin. Or a solid appearance. But bear in mind - there are features in his character, which are quite unexpected…

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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 of numbers, supplemented with the letter “Z”. Maybe because it serves only to satisfy the driver’s passion and is not used for economic purposes …

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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 itself (only in 120 countries). However, when you find out the record sales of the current version of the Lancer in our country, the question of why we are the first in the Old World (the car appeared in the USA in the USA) does not arise. 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 has changed many times. So in 2002, the model year “Charisma” acquired a new power unit and suffered a small facelift. The main changes in appearance – a new grille, black edging headlights, chrome emblems; A second passenger airbag and some additional equipment appeared in the cabin. Under the hood now – the engine with direct injection of 1.8 GDi. 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…

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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…

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Nissan Almera Classic, Renault Logan, Kia Spectra: From loaves to sedans
A bun for three pennies, a loaf for thirteen, half black for nine ... Even these simple figures are remembered with difficulty. Now a different time, different prices. And “for…

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Nissan Terrano I. To buy or not?
So, you decide to buy a used SUV. The first generation Nissan Terraro is a very good option ... But we all know that buying a used car is quite…

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