Five reasons to love and hate the Mazda CX-7
Mazda joined the crossover race later than other Japanese brands. Toyota, Honda and Subaru were…

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You will not please everyone. New Toyota RAV4
Designers RAV4, it seems, really finally dismissed - in the sense, not home, but emotionally…

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Five reasons to love and hate Lifan Smily
They say that if you see something that looks like a duck, walks like a…

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Launchers: use boosters correctly!
How does the portable starter work? In principle, the filling of a portable starter, commonly…

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Go to the barricades: buy the Mitsubishi Outlander II
It is now Outlander in the model range Mitsubishi occupies an intermediate position: between the…

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They went horseback. Peugeot e-Legend

This time, the Peugeot brand did without loud presentations at its home salon, where journalists, it must be admitted, are often driven away by force. Meanwhile, it was Peugeot from the entire bush of French brands that performed at the Paris Motor Show more successfully than the rest. On the one hand, demonstrating a practical 508 SW wagon, which, according to the company’s managers, will account for 60% of model sales in Europe. On the other hand, showing the retroconcept e-Legend, which, according to our observations, has become the most popular car in the cabin among all the “French”. And so that the visitors did not miss, they did not get lost in the large pavilion and certainly found e-Legend, the big lion pointed the way to the new product.
The retro theme in concepts, of course, is not new, but artists do not often turn to a specific model of the brand. Continue reading

Five reasons to love and hate the Great Wall Hover

Russian car enthusiasts first met the Hover at the Moscow Motor Show 2005, and the following year the official importer of the Great Wall brand, Irito, organized the assembly of cars in the old town of Gzhel (body welding from parts supplied from Celestial was carried out Cherkessk). It is worth noting that then, 12 years ago, the reaction to the novelty was quite positive: “Well, this one looks like a car though.”
Indeed, the prototype of the Hover was the Isuzu Axiom SUV. This did not cause any conflict of interest: by that time, the concern GM, which owned the majority stake in Isuzu, decided to curtail the production of Japanese brand SUVs for Japan, the USA and Europe. Axiom just got under this decision.
Chinese designers have kept intact the main lines and proportions of the body, but made major changes to the design of the front, which went only to benefit the model. But the technical “stuffing” of the car was made according to the principle “I made him blind from what was. Continue reading

ROTATOR ENGINE RADIATOR. HOW TO ELIMINATE?

Leakage of the cooling system on the road indicates wear / crack of a part and various sealants – only a short-term solution to the problem, which will gradually lead to repair and replacement of parts. Therefore, it is not necessary to consider means to eliminate the leakage of the cooling system as a cure for trouble, in any case this is a TEMPORARY decision. If there is a radiator on a long road, and there is no possibility to solder or seal the crack, remove the safety valve from the plug. Overpressure will disappear and flow will decrease or stop altogether. SPECIAL SEALS Often, the radiator or cooling system pipes begin to flow in a long journey. Continue reading

Chita, Squirrel, Ant: Soviet rare cars, cars
Yuri A. Dolmatovsky, Candidate of Technical Sciences, a talented engineer and artist, founder and theorist…

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CAN YOU MIX MIXTURE OIL?
At the beginning motorists the question arises: is it possible to mix oils of different…

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