BMW Z8
BMW Z8 - a model of a two-seater sports car with an aluminum body. The prototype was introduced in the fall of 1997 in Tokyo, the production model of the…

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FAW Besturn B70
The expansion of Chinese automakers into the Russian market is expanding from year to year. In 2013, the list of “motorists” from the Middle Kingdom was replenished with the mid-size…

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The history of the Bugatti brand
Bugatti is a French company specializing in the production of racing, sports and exclusive cars. Even in a narrow circle of legendary exclusive cars, a special place is reserved for…

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earlier versions

Ford Taurus

Taurus debuted in 1985 in Los Angeles. The front-wheel drive, mid-size Taurus was available in only two bodies: a four-door sedan and a station wagon. The curb weight of the car was about 1450 kg with a wheelbase of 2.7 m. The futuristic form of the Ford Taurus did not have a radiator grill, but just a panel in body color, where Ford’s oval was located between the headlights. Due to the large glass area and narrow racks, the car had excellent visibility.

Taurus was introduced in four versions: L, MT-5, GL and LX. The L and MT-5 models were quite simple, equipped with a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that developed 90 hp. These modifications had the main difference in the transmission: L was supplied with a 3-speed automatic transmission of the ATX type, and MT-5 with a Continue reading

Ferrari F 360 Modena

The most popular and most affordable Ferrari car was the F360 Modena, which got its name in honor of the city where Enzo Ferrari was born. This sports rear-wheel drive 2-seater coupe was first introduced in Geneva on March 9, 1999 as a successor to the most popular F355 at the time. Subsequently, the F360 share in the production of all manufactured Ferrari cars began to make up 2/3, it was produced from April 1999 to October 2004. The Ferrari 360 Modena was replaced in 2005 by the F430.

In addition to Modena, there are also other versions with this index: the F360 Challenge Stradale (F360 CS) and the F360 Spider convertible, equipped with a top that automatically folds in 20 seconds and, in Continue reading

Daihatsu YRV

The premiere of the front-wheel drive micro-van Daihatsu YRV took place in 2000. The emergence of this new family of compact 5-seater 5-door station wagons has confirmed that Daihatsu is gradually phasing out the production of conventional passenger cars and is moving to the assembly of high-capacity cars, but at the same time, compact sizes. The YRV model was marketed as a sports station wagon and was created on the Daihatsu Sirion platform. Car production continued until April 2006; he was replaced by the Daihatsu Coo (similar to Toyota bB).

In 2000, 17 YRV modifications were produced for the Japanese domestic market, differing from each Continue reading

Aston Martin Vanquish
The debut of V12 Vanquish (Eng. "Winner") took place in 2000. The car has become the new flagship of the Aston Martin lineup. It is offered in two versions: with…

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BMW Z8
BMW Z8 - a model of a two-seater sports car with an aluminum body. The prototype was introduced in the fall of 1997 in Tokyo, the production model of the…

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Opel Zafira
The Opel Zafira minivan is a family car, the main advantage of which, first of all, is a practical and roomy interior. A compact 5-door body, a catchy design and…

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Peugeot RCZ
The appearance of the production version was preceded by the Peugeot 308 RCZ concept car, which was presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2007. The success of the…

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