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Renault Arkana. Cheap and angry Mercedes

Renault Arkana. Cheap and angry Mercedes

We take the design of a coupe-crossover, which we associate with prestigious brands and is similar to the GLC, we put in one of the modifications the same engine as in a Mercedes, we make an initial cost of 999,000 rubles - and now the car immediately becomes very interesting for journalists and bloggers and potential ...

First test of Mercedes-Benz GLS 2020 + new GLB! Now BMW X7 will not be easy ... USA. Utah. The cops and life are here.

First test of Mercedes-Benz GLS 2020 + new GLB! Now BMW X7 will not be easy ... USA. Utah. The cops and life are here.

Just a couple of days ago, we returned from this test from the USA, were in Utah, and now we are glad to present you with one of the world's first reviews of the new Mercedes-Benz GLS! Distributed sideways in beauty, everyone showed the maximum and here the new GLB, in general, enjoy your viewing, tried as always ...

Haval F7x: Premium Economy Ticket

Haval F7x: Premium Economy Ticket

The fashion for coupe-like crossovers began with the models of premium brands, but gradually reached the manufacturers of inexpensive cars. And in 2019, several affordable coupe-crossovers appeared on the Russian market at once, the hottest novelty of which was the Haval F7x. If the index of the new model is ...

Lada Xray Cross AT - CVT guile

Lada Xray Cross AT - CVT guile

Without a doubt, Lada Ixrey Cross is the best car on the well-known B0 platform. All logano and duster-like ones in our market are built on it. But only the Xray (by an oversight of Renault?) Became the most progressive car on this "cart". From the first pre-production cars, it was obvious that the computer ...

Renault Arkana: first impressions

Renault Arkana: first impressions

Yesterday was declassified and shown to journalists the Renault Arcana coupe-crossover in the starting version of Edition One, which is distinguished by the "maximum possible" level of equipment. The version with front-wheel drive is estimated at 1,419,990 rubles, with a full one - 1,499,990. We are talking about the Arcana with a 1.3 turbo engine (150 hp, 250 N • m) ...

Maserati Levante Trofeo: The most formidable Neptune

Maserati Levante Trofeo: The most formidable Neptune

Three years have passed since the first Maserati Levante SUV debuted. And only now the Italians decided to go even further and presented two "charged" versions of the V8 at once - GTS and Trofeo. Maserati does not hide that the main target of these new products will be fans of the Porsche Cayenne GTS and Cayenne Turbo, but ...

New Suzuki Jimny 2019: first review

New Suzuki Jimny 2019: first review

The new Suzuki Jimny can be safely called one of the most anticipated and hottest new products of this season. After all, the previous generation of this compact Japanese SUV was produced without any significant changes for almost 20 years - since 1998, and fans of the model have been waiting for significant changes. AND…

The little samurai returns to his usual guise: the beginning of sales of the new Suzuki Jimny

The little samurai returns to his usual guise: the beginning of sales of the new Suzuki Jimny

Greetings, dear readers! I will not get tired of writing stories about this model of the Japanese brand, especially since I still have memories of last year's test drive in my head, an old man who left us, who successfully held the blow for twenty years. How will motorists meet the new model? How will he show her ...

Renault Arkana - first meeting with a production car

Renault Arkana - first meeting with a production car

How does the French novelty differ from the concept? This question became the hotter, the more often the guys from Renault organized various information stuffing. First - the premiere of the closed concept at the auto show, then - the display of camouflaged prototypes, then - a technical seminar with a demonstration ...

First acquaintance with the new Mercedes-Benz GLS

First acquaintance with the new Mercedes-Benz GLS

A 5-hour flight from Miami to Salt Lake City, an hour drive in the back seat of an S-Class and here I am in a village in northeastern Utah, where the global driving presentation of the all-new flagship of the Mercedes-Benz off-road line will take place crossover GLS of the third generation, which as ...

From coupe to crossover: Puma rebirth after Eclipse

From coupe to crossover: Puma rebirth after Eclipse

Greetings, dear readers! It looks like automakers are hit by a crisis of ideas. Otherwise, I cannot explain the decision to revive the famous models, but in a new, absolutely inconsistent with the remembered images, form. First Mitsubishi Eclipse, and now Ford Puma ... Someone may show this ...

New KIA Soul. Soulful and square

New KIA Soul. Soulful and square

Hello. Recently returned from the test of the updated KIA Soul. I have always liked the Soul outwardly, but I haven't had a lot of travel on it. I just didn't like the hamsters from the advertising company. "Soul" is one of the few cars with a bright and memorable design. If you've seen him at least once, then surely ...

New Isuzu D-Max pickup truck for Russia received an engine from a truck

New Isuzu D-Max pickup truck for Russia received an engine from a truck

A new pickup truck of the Japanese brand was presented in Moscow today. More precisely, updated. Outwardly, the D-Max has finally caught up with the European restyling car. Added chrome in the front, on rich trim levels - fully LED optics. It's difficult to call him a handsome man, but he doesn't need it - a car-f ...

A day with the most expensive Russian car - why is this Aurus Senat worth 10 million rubles?

A day with the most expensive Russian car - why is this Aurus Senat worth 10 million rubles?

If you are tired of the cars of the German troika, and you are not yet ripe for Rolls-Royce, then in a couple of years you will have an excellent, and most importantly, very patriotic alternative - Aurus Senat. There are two versions: the long L600 and the short S600 (just like that "six hundredth"), which we will now talk about in ...

Great Wall Russians need

Great Wall Russians need

Good day to all! At the Great Wall Motor Show taking place in Shanghai from April 16-25, 2019, he showed a model that, according to him, the Russians really need Three locks, plus a winch and a snorkel - this is the recipe for an ideal car for our latitudes! And the Great Wall brand has made just such an off-road ...

Not Mercedes, but KIA. How the new Proceed shooting brake was born.

Not Mercedes, but KIA. How the new Proceed shooting brake was born.

A Shooting Brake body in modern automotive design is a rarity. They remember it mainly when all possible instruments have already been used, and something unusual and interesting is urgently needed to be brought to the market. Shooting brake is neither a wagon nor a hatchback. It differs a little ...

The plastic world has won! Jeep Wrangler made of polyethylene.

The plastic world has won! Jeep Wrangler made of polyethylene.

Want to rock the beach? To ride with the breeze along the surf strip, lift the sand with the big wheels of an SUV, but there is absolutely no desire to swallow sand, salt spray and plastic nailed to the shore ... Then this Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will definitely suit you! He has "suicidal" swing doors ...

Coupe-crossover Renault Arkana - the first technical details

Coupe-crossover Renault Arkana - the first technical details

As part of a technical seminar at the Renault plant in Moscow, the company unveiled the veil of secrecy over the design of the new “sedan-crossover” (or coupe-crossover, as you like) Arkana. Previously, a car designed to eat off pieces of the market pie for both B- and C-class sedans and compact crossovers ...

Renault Arkana - turbo engine after all?

Renault Arkana - turbo engine after all?

Yesterday, on the ice of a lake in Karelia, I watched the movement of the running prototype of the Renault Arkana serial coupe-crossover. It was a small "throw-in" for a limited number of Russian journalists, it was impossible to get closer to the car than one and a half hundred meters, but by the sound of the engine spinning ...

SViRepty. The fastest SUV from Jaguar

SViRepty. The fastest SUV from Jaguar

Jaguar has rolled out an evil version of its F-Pace crossover. I'll be honest: I was holding my breath, waiting for a meeting with this Jaguar. He remembered the insane, deranged F-Type SVR and hoped to see the same frenzy and rampage again, only this time in SUV format. With all amendments for body type, aerodynamics, etc. ...

A Mercedes-Benz plant was opened in Russia. And here they are already doing the E-class.

A Mercedes-Benz plant was opened in Russia. And here they are already doing the E-class.

I was among the first to visit a new production facility in Esipovo near Moscow, not far from Solnechnogorsk. Once there was a military town, now it is an industrial park. Its center will be the Mercedes-Benz passenger car plant located on an area of ​​85 hectares. And it will be a full-fledged pr ...

New GEELY ATLAS with turbo engine. Global changes await the automotive market, 100%!

New GEELY ATLAS with turbo engine. Global changes await the automotive market, 100%!

In February 2018, a new Atlas crossover from the automotive giant Geely was presented in Russia. Already at the start of sales, the model aroused great interest among potential buyers. Still, the price for a car started from 1,029,990 rubles. For this money, you could buy a front-wheel drive version ...

The most expensive X in Russia - one day with a huge BMW X7

The most expensive X in Russia - one day with a huge BMW X7

It's finished! After 13 (THIRTEEN!) Years of existence of Mercedes GL and GLS, BMW has burst into this class. And right from the door he said: prices for our model will start from 5.8 million rubles! In this quick post (and our traditional video), you will find out why this is not the case. youtu.be/zmmxCesv-UM All of you ...

Rally legend Walter Röhrl tested the Porsche Taycan and shared his impressions.

Rally legend Walter Röhrl tested the Porsche Taycan and shared his impressions.

The 71-year-old pilot admitted that he is not a fan of electric vehicles, but would like to give his honest opinion on how the Taycan is driven and what he thinks about it all. At one time, Röhrl spoke very sharply about such innovations as the transition to four-wheel drive in rallies or the introduction of electronic control systems ...

The main thing about the new flagship Hyundai - large crossover Palisade

The main thing about the new flagship Hyundai - large crossover Palisade

Hyundai has finally got a real flagship. After the introduction of large sedans into a separate Genesis brand, the parent Korean brand became orphaned and was content with only a stretched crossover Grand Santa Fe - in fact, the same Santa Fe, with only the third row of seats. Nothing flagship in that car ...

Ford introduced the sixth generation Explorer. Key facts about the new product

Ford introduced the sixth generation Explorer. Key facts about the new product

Ford introduced the sixth generation Explorer. The car has changed in everything! From platform, drive, motors to interior and the presence of various bells and whistles. youtu.be/6hzJVtinf4c In the states Explorer is ultra-popular and sells about 300 thousand copies a year. This is almost 20% of all sales ...

Audi closed presentation in Marbella

Audi closed presentation in Marbella

A few days ago, Audi held a closed presentation of its new products. The company said that by 2025, 30% of its entire lineup will be fully electric. And immediately demonstrated three (!) Concepts. Audi Elaine is a concept that demonstrates the further development of the design solution ...

Production of the new Nissan Qashqai has begun in Russia

Production of the new Nissan Qashqai has begun in Russia

An updated version of the popular Japanese compact crossover in the back of the J11 was presented in Europe almost two years ago, but the novelty has only reached Russia now. The time lag was caused by the need to prepare for production at the Nissan plant in St. Petersburg. And finally, it happened ...

Have the Chinese beguiled the coast ?! Or encroached on sacred things? New 1.8T for Geely Atlas

Have the Chinese beguiled the coast ?! Or encroached on sacred things? New 1.8T for Geely Atlas

Greetings, dear readers! Maybe in this short article I will use some hackneyed phrases and sayings that have set the teeth on edge ... But forgive me - this is the reality. In 2017, the Chinese encroached on rock and the whole world smiled. And when they came to perform in Moscow for a day to ...

I'm a designer at my mom

I'm a designer at my mom

As a child, I really wanted to become an automobile designer. Which is strange, because I've been drawing since I was five. Somehow it went by itself, no one taught or showed. Those were, by and large, two - road accidents in all kinds of variations (as in the title photo) and concepts. And just recently I dug up a folder in my closet with ...

Dancing salon, head-up display and robot. Key facts about the new Kia Soul

Dancing salon, head-up display and robot. Key facts about the new Kia Soul

Kia has unveiled the third generation of the Soul urban crossover at the Los Angeles Auto Show. youtu.be/3vLQ9Y3nHgs Here are the main facts about it: The third Soul is built on the new K2 platform, which it shares, for example, with the also recently updated Ceed model. In the USA (and at a motor show, speech ...

Test drive Lada Vesta Sport: Do we need such a sport?

Test drive Lada Vesta Sport: Do we need such a sport?

The Internet is a cruel place, they will immediately tell you where to go. Since the announcement of the Lada Vesta Sport, they have been accompanied by the ridicule of “experts”, they say, what kind of sport is this - 145 hp. from 1.8 liters, with dynamics of 9.6 to hundreds? After all, this class is full of civilian cars with the same or better dynamics, but no complaints ...

The world's first low-cost cross-coupe. RENAULT ARKANA - world premiere at MIAS-2018

The world's first low-cost cross-coupe. RENAULT ARKANA - world premiere at MIAS-2018

Friends, hello everyone! I continue with photo and video reports from the Moscow Motor Show-2018. The main exhibit of the exhibition from the point of view of novelty is the Renault Arkana model. It was at MIAS that the world premiere of this car took place. Let's take a closer look at it. youtu.be/p4J3_WPbUnA Renault Arkana - the first ...

A new era is coming - the presentation of the Volvo Excellence hybrid.

A new era is coming - the presentation of the Volvo Excellence hybrid.

An electrification strategy based on mild hybrid technology. Starting next year, each new model will have an electric motor and will be produced in at least one of three versions: an all-electric car, a mild hybrid or a plug-in hybrid. But that's okay ...

Exclusive - test drive of the concept! POV Review: 750 HP Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury!

Exclusive - test drive of the concept! POV Review: 750 HP Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury!

I took this exclusive for you just yesterday! Only 8 people were invited from all over the world and I was insanely happy to be among them and, in order not to delay the publication, I decided to release a POV review first, and a little later there will be a high-quality test drive :) It was in Spain, in ...

The most powerful Ford: what to expect from the new Shelby GT500

The most powerful Ford: what to expect from the new Shelby GT500

Greetings, dear readers! As well-known characters have a tradition of going to the bathhouse on December 31st, so Ford has a tradition in every generation of Mustang to make its version of Shelby GT500. And the novelty promises to be incredible! The history of the Shelby GT500 model has two periods - from 1965 to 1970 and ...

Closed presentation of Lincoln Navigator in Moscow.

Closed presentation of Lincoln Navigator in Moscow.

Wonders. Even before the trip, I made plans to get acquainted with the car at least visually. But the too busy daily program did not allow finding time for a personal meeting. Of course, on the streets I came across the new Navigator and Expedition models, because it is built on the same base. And here are the truths ...

New X5 - # Buslov Petya, please pay attention.

New X5 - # Buslov Petya, please pay attention.

Finally, the presentation of a completely new X5 in the 4th generation, which is built on the modular CLAR platform, took place. Although even the engineers themselves say that this is something more than a platform, it is a foundation on the basis of which any model can be built, at least three rubles, at least seven. Each new model increases ...

New KING! Base from 25 MILLION! ROLLS-ROYCE CULLINAN in Moscow. Crossover review with V12 6.75, 571 hp

New KING! Base from 25 MILLION! ROLLS-ROYCE CULLINAN in Moscow. Crossover review with V12 6.75, 571 hp

Yesterday you and I were surprised at the prices for the new BENTLEY BENTAYGA, the good configurations of which revolve around 20-23 million rubles, and now the first crossover in the history of the ROLLS-ROYCE company saw the light, the name of which is CULLINAN :) I attended its premiere in Moscow and prepared for You are static about ...

He's not a motorcade! What was hidden inside the Russian car?

He's not a motorcade! What was hidden inside the Russian car?

I hope that the profile after this publication will not be deleted from the resource, which for me in 6 years has become very close and dear. It's not that I posted some secret data with Aurus cars or described what secret here, everything is much simpler. I asked Mikhail Petrovsky to take a picture ...