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…

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Opel Vectra
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…

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Buick Riviera
Model Riviera - the highest achievement of the Buick family in the genre of luxury coupes. The car was awarded extravagant style and a huge reserve of power. The designers…

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Romeo Giulietta

Daewoo Matiz

In the 80s, Suzuki sold the 1982 Alto Koreans to the Koreans – as a result, Daewoo Tico began production in 1988. The design of Daewoo Tico seemed to the Koreans quite successful. Therefore, when creating a new compact car, it was decided to save money and build a Matiz based on Tico. It is noteworthy that the design of Daewoo Matiz was invented by Italians from ItalDesign studio, who first created this appearance for the new little Fiat, but then decided to give it to Daewoo.

The compact five-door Matiz is promoted exclusively in Western Europe, where there is a high demand for city cars. This maneuverable and easy-to-drive model feels great in the dense stream of large cities. Continue reading

Chevrolet Lacetti

The debut of the 5-door hatchback Lacetti took place in 2003 in South Korea, Europe saw the car much later. Production was established at the Gunsan plant on the west coast of South Korea. But many parts for Lacetti come from Europe. So, ABS is made by Bosch, airbags and catalysts – Siemens Automotive, automatic transmissions – ZF and Aisin Warner.

By the way, Lacetti is a name not entirely coined. It is derived from the Latin lacertus, which means “energetic, strong, youthful.”

Chevrolet Lacetti became the second model built on a completely new platform J200 (the first was a Nubira III sedan). This car is a characteristic representative of the golf class. Available in three body styles – sedan, Continue reading

Chery Mikado

The front-wheel drive sedan Chery B11 Oriental Son is manufactured in China by Chery Automobile Co., Ltd since 2003. In 2006, the model was named Eastar, and in 2007 its sales in Russia began under the name Chery Mikado; in Egypt is sold under the name Speranza A620. The car was designed on the basis of the 2001 Daewoo Magnus, has dimensions of 4785/1815/1445 with a base of 2711 mm and is positioned in the E2 segment (business class).

Cherie Mikado has a representative appearance, while the body lines, the characteristic trunk cut, headlights and taillights resemble Magnus, and the original grille. Solid dimensions give considerable overall dimensions, especially in width, and an impressive track of 1550/1530 mm. Continue reading

Fiat Uno
The Fiat Uno Class B front-wheel drive hatchback was introduced by FIAT in March 1983 in Geneva. Its appearance on the market contributed to the restoration of lost positions by…

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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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Audi S6
Audi S6 is an all-wheel drive sports car. In August 1995, sports versions of the Audi A6 sedan and station wagon appeared, which were called S6 and S6 Avant, respectively.…

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Chevrolet Viva
In 2004, a joint venture General Motors - AvtoVAZ was opened, which began mass production of Chevrolet Viva cars. This model was developed on the basis of the Opel Astra…

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