In 1988, the obsolete Opel Ascona was replaced by the Opel Vectra. The first generation of this now very popular car is usually denoted by the index “A”. The car immediately gained popularity among drivers and became the bestseller of the Opel brand. Creating Opel Vectra, designers paid great attention to the strength of the body. In addition, it has excellent anti-corrosion resistance.
Vectra A was produced with the bodies of a four-door sedan and a five-door hatchback with a transverse engine. Cars were offered with front-wheel or all-wheel drive. Continue reading
The Honda Stream debuted in Japan in 2000, and in less than a year the model was introduced in Europe. According to the creators, Stream was supposed to fill the gap that formed after the Shuttle and Civic Aerodeck was discontinued. The compact seven-seater minivan is built on the elongated platform of the new Honda Civic.
Honda Stream – a new word in the class of monocabs, said this time by the Japanese manufacturer. Not yet a minivan, no longer a passenger car – Stream is balancing somewhere on the edge, offering customers the best features of both classes. The car combines the possibility of multipurpose use, ease of control and maneuverability. Continue reading
Thunderbird is the legendary car of the fifties and sixties. Among his fans you can find truly iconic figures. For example, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, who included 50 brand-new cars in his inaugural cavalcade. The movie star Marilyn Monroe possessed a Thunderbird in pale pink.
Translated from English by Thunderbird “Thunderbird”. It has its roots in the mythology of the American Indians. This bird was a totem of some tribes and at the same time a folk character. The wonderful bird was considered the messenger of the gods, she ruled the sky and helped people to preserve the harvest. Traditionally, it is depicted with a sharp bent beak, a crest on the head and wings spread out to the sides. Since its debut on February 20, 1954, to this day, all Ford Thunderbird cars have been adorned with one or another version of an Indian totem. Elden Giberson, a young employee of a promising design studio, proposed the sports model of the company, and designer William Barnett embodied the idea in metal. Continue reading