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Rare cars in Russia and their history: Ferrari 348

Rare cars in Russia and their history: Ferrari 348

Friends! For half a year there have been no articles from the series "Interesting cars in Russia", the reason is quite banal, I don't really want to end this cycle, and the cars that I want to write about are getting smaller every time, so you have to stretch the pleasure. But this time I'll delay ...

Racing crocodile: Porsche prepares to return to the rally!

Racing crocodile: Porsche prepares to return to the rally!

Greetings, dear readers! If we are talking about Porsches, especially racing ones, then we immediately think about circuit races. But it looks like the brand intends to return to the classic rally! In 2015, on the basis of the third generation of the Porsche Cayman sports car, a version of the Cayman GT4 was made, which by ...

What is unlucky: two accidents in two trips for one Koenigsegg!

What is unlucky: two accidents in two trips for one Koenigsegg!

Greetings, dear readers! There are cars that literally don't get out of accidents. At this point, you will involuntarily think about either the skill of the owner, or the bad karma of the car. And the Swedes from Koenigsegg also have something to think about. In 2017, one of the main stars of the Geneva Motor Show was the construction ...

Ferrari for the admiral. 58 years of driving pleasure in the Ferrari 500 Mondial racing car

Ferrari for the admiral. 58 years of driving pleasure in the Ferrari 500 Mondial racing car

In May 1960, US Navy Lieutenant Robert Philips learned that a Ferrari racing car was being sold near his duty station. Indeed, having driven only 20 km, he found a red car in a deplorable state without wheels in the Rambler dealer's workshop. At first, he even identified him as Devin - would ...

First review: new PORSCHE 935 for 56 MLN RUB! World premiere at RENNSPORT REUNION VI. Laguna seca

First review: new PORSCHE 935 for 56 MLN RUB! World premiere at RENNSPORT REUNION VI. Laguna seca

We were among the first in the world to shoot the new PORSCHE 935 for you! Only 77 units will be produced at a price of 701,000 euros and I am sure that a real battle will unfold among auto collectors for this car, because in addition to its value in the collection, it is also a cool investment - for sure the price of a car ...

New auction records: Ferrari 250 GTO for $ 48 million and Duesenberg SSJ for $ 22 million!

New auction records: Ferrari 250 GTO for $ 48 million and Duesenberg SSJ for $ 22 million!

August is arguably the hottest season of the year for car collectors and enthusiasts alike, thanks to California's Monterey Car Week. This week-long festival brings together many events, including the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, the classic Monterey Historic Races ...

Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale review

Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale review

Maserati is an extremely controversial brand. Most often, opinions are divided into 3 types: - Maserati, this is a more urban Ferrari, which is able to give the owner emotions, but not overwork. This is a car for those who have already realized that typical sports cars are uncomfortable in the city, but are not yet ready to get behind the wheel of "boring" Germans ...

Is your choice - Ford GT or Bmw Z8, Mercedes w123 or Jaguar XJ6, Porsche 911S or Datsun 240Z?

Is your choice - Ford GT or Bmw Z8, Mercedes w123 or Jaguar XJ6, Porsche 911S or Datsun 240Z?

Autumn, velvet season and amazing, to the very sea horizon, azure view from the terrace. Nega and all-consuming laziness ... On the coast there is no longer that former summer crowd of tourists, the sun is gentle and gentle, slender bodies, tanned legs and the premiere of the Cannes yacht show traditionally delight the eyes. But the speech to ...

How to find a new Mercedes-McLaren SLR in Russia

How to find a new Mercedes-McLaren SLR in Russia

I continue to acquaint you with interesting finds of various rare sports cars in Russia with minimal mileage. The first two parts about BMW Z8 and Wiesmann MF4 can be found on the links: Wiesmann MF4 BMW Z8 This time a much more interesting specimen was found, a real supercar created jointly with ...

Panoz. It doesn't sound very good, but it rides right.

Panoz. It doesn't sound very good, but it rides right.

Sometimes it takes a person a lot of time to realize that your recognition is cars, that you want and can do something worthwhile in this area, and it's good if this time was not wasted completely mediocre and became the foundation for a new passion. Our hero today, Donald Pano ...

Russian competitor Lamborghini ... Supercar and SUV Marussia

Russian competitor Lamborghini ... Supercar and SUV Marussia

Who closely follows the news in the world of cars probably already knows that 6 Marussia cars were brought to Novosibirsk, which were left to fend for themselves after the bankruptcy of Nikolai Fomenko's company. If you look closely at the photographs, you will notice that the cars are far from normal ...

Do oysters beep in Monaco?

Do oysters beep in Monaco?

"I arrived in France. We stayed at a hotel on the seashore. The sky is cloudy. Warm. Yesterday I played roulette and lost 8 francs. I was listening to an operetta; a baritone made his bed and put a dish under his bed; the audience laughed. Palm trees grow along the coast." in the evenings they catch fish with nets, many Russians ...

A ghost car or the story of a Porsche 550 Speeder -Little bastard by James Dean.

A ghost car or the story of a Porsche 550 Speeder -Little bastard by James Dean.

Many of us believe in destiny. Many in existence are paranormal. And there are skeptics who are trying to explain everything. But there are stories, after hearing which, you begin to doubt that everything is so simple in our life. One of these stories about the American actor James Dean, it would even be more correct to tell ...

Wholesale Porsche - classic or modern

Wholesale Porsche - classic or modern

Cars are often sold in whole collections, but the two selections of German Porsche sports cars presented are very interesting lots. Simply by what these wholesales are. I'll start with modernity before moving on to the classics. In the Netherlands, for example, if you wish, ...

King's Testarossa: Michael Jackson's unique Ferrari convertible

King's Testarossa: Michael Jackson's unique Ferrari convertible

Despite the fact that Michael Jackson has not been with us for almost ten years, the King of Pop is still one of the most popular musicians in the world and the owner of interesting cars like the unique convertible Ferrari Testarossa. In 1984, at the Paris Motor Show, the Italian brand presented ...

Beautiful life: how much are the most expensive options in Russia

Beautiful life: how much are the most expensive options in Russia

Greetings, dear readers! About how much premium cars cost, we can all find out quite easily. Let the amount be approximate, but still. But what time will the option cost for the buyer of an expensive car? The answer to this very interesting, although far from ordinary life question, was given by ...

That is why the PAGANI Huayra Roadster is the coolest car in the world! 150 million rubles + Zonda HP Barchetta 800 forces.

That is why the PAGANI Huayra Roadster is the coolest car in the world! 150 million rubles + Zonda HP Barchetta 800 forces.

Cars as art ... This is definitely about the PAGANI company ... Every time I see them live, I don't even want to say cars, cars are a mass market, and this ... And this deity on four wheels, oh guys, how exciting it is, stay close to PAGANI and show them to you! Sorry, I'm getting lost ...

Lampoo Pagani: Huayra supercar dedicated to old Fiat

Lampoo Pagani: Huayra supercar dedicated to old Fiat

The Internet joke about warm tube sound can now be supplemented with a chapter about a warm tube supercar, which was presented at the end of 2017 Pagani Huayra Lampo. At the same time, it is logical to start the story about a supercar with a short excursion into history in order to understand the concept of creating a unique ...

Bugatti EB110 in Krasnoyarsk and at Sotheby's. Two worlds - two Shapiros.

Bugatti EB110 in Krasnoyarsk and at Sotheby's. Two worlds - two Shapiros.

While you are gently warming a glass with a fragrant 1971 vintage decanted Pierre Ferrand cognac in the last century, a factory prototype Bugatti EB100 SS was sold in London. One out of like five. Not indifferent enthusiasts know the feat of the energetic Italian entrepreneur Romano Artioli - by ...

Senna after Senna, Senna GTR and Senna-watches: how McLaren exploits the legend's name

Senna after Senna, Senna GTR and Senna-watches: how McLaren exploits the legend's name

The business genius of an automaker is how to get the most out of one model. And one of the prime examples of this approach is the new McLaren Senna hypercar. I have already talked about this model, which the British automaker released in an edition of 500 copies and operative ...

Dream 964

Dream 964

I am no longer a child, but on New Year's Eve I am always waiting for a miracle. I believe that dreams come true. As well as wishes made on New Year's Eve. I was convinced of this repeatedly. On such a fabulous evening, you always think of something sublime. Today, for example, the Porsche 911 does not go out of my head ...

Survivor. How the prototype of the rare McLaren P1 supercar survived

Survivor. How the prototype of the rare McLaren P1 supercar survived

If you've watched the Oscar-winning Western "The Survivor" starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy, then I have a car analog for this movie for you - the story of the McLaren P1 XP05. Even before the premiere show of a new model takes place on the stage of world car dealerships, this Earth will be trampled underfoot ...

2 million for Senna: McLaren made a new supercar

2 million for Senna: McLaren made a new supercar

The name Ayrton Senna lives not only in the memory of his fans, but also in the name of the Ayrton Senna Foundation, and more recently in the new supercar - McLaren Senna. The legendary Brazilian played for McLaren in Formula 1 from 1988 to 1993 and won all his championship titles. Three times ...

"Equal Odds Playing Field" - Esprit V8 vs F355 vs 911 Carrera S. CAR Magazine, June 1996

"Equal Odds Playing Field" - Esprit V8 vs F355 vs 911 Carrera S. CAR Magazine, June 1996

Greetings to all ! Until the New Year of the Yellow Earth Dog, nothing remains. And, of course, I could not leave you without a New Year's gift. And the material I prepared is juicy! There is also an original in English on the net, but the link will be in the comments: the article is so large that even places for links and a form ...

A Clockwork Orange - Lotus Esprit GT3 Test from CAR Magazine, January 1997

A Clockwork Orange - Lotus Esprit GT3 Test from CAR Magazine, January 1997

So gentlemen! As I promised earlier, today you will have a test of the Lotus Esprit GT3 from the CAR edition of January 1997 (March-April in the Russian version). But first, a little gag. Regarding the subject: I first saw Esprit in the 2005 auto catalog ("Auto magazine of the XXI century"). The translation from French was at ...

Marussia! Live!

Marussia! Live!

TVR, Wiesmann… Small companies that ceased to exist a few years ago and began to fade into oblivion, but were rescued by new owner-investors and are now returning to the automotive world with small steps. We, in Russia, also have such a brand. The brand that gave hope, p ...

From "Beast" to "Tank": how Rezvani conquers the automotive world

From "Beast" to "Tank": how Rezvani conquers the automotive world

Automakers are mushrooming after rain these days. Some close almost immediately after opening, others last a little longer and only a few reach the stage of car production. The Rezvani brand is one of the last. As a child, Ferris Rezvani dreamed of a career as a fighter pilot like ...

Direct North: How the New Ford GT Confirmed itself as a Gran Turismo

Direct North: How the New Ford GT Confirmed itself as a Gran Turismo

The new generation of the Ford GT supercar is a car of difficult destiny. Difficult for customers, not all of whom can get this car, even though they have the required amount. Difficult for a manufacturer who was postponing the start of production of a sports car due to technological problems. But now everything ...

Invaluable information: the book about Ferrari was rated at ... Porsche!

Invaluable information: the book about Ferrari was rated at ... Porsche!

I am sure you have often met on the Internet with a joke-reproach that we live in a country where a book costs more than a bottle of vodka. But one shouldn't think that this is the case only in our country - for example, a book about Ferrari was put up for sale in CIF at a price… more expensive than a Porsche 911 GT3! Speech, of course, ...

How much is a BMW 2002 Turbo, two Diablo and an airplane wing.

How much is a BMW 2002 Turbo, two Diablo and an airplane wing.

While you, tired of walking around ski resorts, blissful bliss of blue atolls, hopeless drunkenness, trash, frenzy, and other attributes of the New Year's weekend, enjoy the first joy of working days, I will tell you about what awaits you in this new dog year. Pour hot Lapsang Souchon ...

Refurbish it! Pagani takes over the factory overhaul of supercars

Refurbish it! Pagani takes over the factory overhaul of supercars

I have already talked about how the owners of exclusive Pagani supercars do not spare either their own wallets or the feelings of the creators of these amazing cars, crashing them in accidents. Apparently, the patience of the Italian brand has come to an end ... At the end of October, British businessman Peter Syvell, who made himself with ...

Gran Turismo Sport -7, AMG GT R and Moscow Raceway

Gran Turismo Sport -7, AMG GT R and Moscow Raceway

On October 18, at the Moscow Raceway, a presentation of the new Gran Turismo Sport car simulator from Polyphony Digital and Sony Interactive Entertainment took place. Mercedes also fully supported the event and the game itself: they brought several car models to Moscow Raceway at once, I am present ...

It's a fiasco bro: how the Dodge Viper failed in the Nordschleife

It's a fiasco bro: how the Dodge Viper failed in the Nordschleife

An attempt to set a record time for the "North loop" for the Dodge Viper ACR turned into a fiasco - of the two cars prepared for the races, none survived. The era ended on January 17, 2017. Concern Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) completed the work of its Conner Assembly Plan ahead of schedule ...

Aston Martin, Aston Martin, a lot of Aston Martin.

Aston Martin, Aston Martin, a lot of Aston Martin.

While you, through the glass of a heavy tumbler, study the color of The Macallan Edition №2, let me remind you that on November 21 a completely new little sportswoman is presented - Aston Martin Vantage. Very cool! I'm looking forward to a test drive and see how skillful she is in real life. New items in the beloved ma ...

Brothers in architecture: how to buy Porsche and Volkswagen in one lot

Brothers in architecture: how to buy Porsche and Volkswagen in one lot

Porsche sports cars and at least a couple of Volkswagen models (the iconic Beetle and the Transporter based on it) share a similar rear-engine architecture. And also the opportunity to buy two cars in one lot: the racing 934 and the "racing" T2. Thematic lots at auctions of old cars are not uncommon ...

Redesigned Indikara car for the city

Redesigned Indikara car for the city

Hello, friends. What is cramps? Quite often you can hear the word "cramps", as a rule, addressed to cars that have seen the best look for a long time. However, this term, which appeared in the 2000s in our lexicon, does not mean exactly what motorists are talking about when they see a bucket on the street with rotten o ...

At first sight.

At first sight.

Have you ever experienced a strange feeling when your legs become wadded, a kaleidoscope of colored spots is in front of your eyes and you are completely and irrevocably lost? The world is shaking, rippling and crumbling. And all this phantasmagoria from just one casual look thrown at her. By chance, you will see ...

BMW Z8 for sale by Steve Jobs. Expensive.

BMW Z8 for sale by Steve Jobs. Expensive.

While you're looking for the center button on the iPhone X to the tart aftertaste of 1968 Jean Grosperrin Fins Bois, RM Sotheby's is presenting Apple's founding father at the December BWW Z8 auction. Stephen Jobs has never been known as a special fan of cars, and even more so, God forbid, to ...

NFS Payback - coming soon on our monitors.

NFS Payback - coming soon on our monitors.

Electronic Arts has once again pleased with the new trailer for one of the most popular racing games in the Need for Speed ​​series, with the intriguing name of Payback. Which translates into Russian as Reckoning. www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-5EdHZ0hBs NFS is not just a game, it is a dream come true. Dreams of the region ...

Rare cars in Russia and their history: Lancia Delta Integrale EVO I

Rare cars in Russia and their history: Lancia Delta Integrale EVO I

I continue the story about rare cars in Russia and today there will be a somewhat unusual part, and unusual in that information on all cars was provided to me by a subscriber, a big fan of the brand and model, which will be discussed below. I want to say right away that I divided the article into two parts, since all f ...