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…

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Alfa Romeo 159, Mazda 6: Beautiful rivals
It seems that both Alfa-Romeo and Mazda-6 were created using the same software. Or is it design templates? Eight glowing round in the front of the car - a coincidence?…

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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…

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Isuzu Trooper: Yours among strangers

SUV “Isuzu-Truper” is not as popular with us as its competitors: “Mitsubishi Pajero”, “Nissan Patrol GR / Nissan Patrol” or “Toyota Landkruyzer.” There is also a share of the guilt of the Japanese company Isuzu Motors, which was in no hurry to enter the game on the “Russian field”. Another circumstance that can confuse motorists lies in the fact that in different markets, “Isuzu” is sold under different, even “alien” names. 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 Rav 4, Suzuki Grand Vitara: From each – according to his ability

SUV “now in vogue. Agree, the relatively small size, versatile interior, four-wheel drive and, finally, decent ground clearance make such machines perhaps the most suitable for our breadth and lifestyle.

Two-generation Toyota RAV4 has always been at the forefront of this class. Suzuki-Grand Vitara was especially appreciated by those who occasionally moved out of the asphalt. Now on sale model of the new generation. Continue reading

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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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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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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Eclipse Spyder: a sea of drive and fresh air
Developed on the basis of the fourth-generation coupe Mitsubishi Eclipse, the new Spyder convertible successfully combines an aggressive dynamic design and the latest technology. Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder is offered in…

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