Test drive BMW X5 xDrive25d

Test drive BMW X5 xDrive25d

With this expressive front of new X5 looks pretty aggressively. But in the back of the profile can seem ponderous and too massive. The fact that the very pillars have kept the dynamic slope, but on the sides of the glass tailgate appeared aerodynamic “blades» Air Blade. Painted black, they blend in with the body and visually expand the rack, so that a light car no such effect. And most importantly, that together with the vertical slots of air curtains in the front bumper and “gills” in the wings, these elements provide the new BMW X5 a low drag coefficient Cx = 0.31.

At first glance, the current BMW X5 with factory index F15 looks leaner predecessor. In fact, it was 29 mm long and 14 mm wide, but at 15 mm below through reduced clearance. And the chairs are located at an altitude of successful, so get into the cabin and get out of it made it easier. The wheelbase is 2993 mm the same as before, but the interior space is used wisely Bole, so on the second row here are spacious and comfortable.

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Test drive Renault Captur: car of the future

Test drive Renault Captur: car of the future

Just appeared on the road test Renault Captur immediately began collecting rave reviews from passers-by and drivers. That, however, is not surprising. Cute and harmonious vehicle built by the French. And, as has become a tradition in the segment of compact cars, looks at the Captur youth and vivid. In the more expensive equipment Dynamique it can still add some color. In this embodiment the body has a contrasting color – the roof, the A pillars, mirror housings, grille and bezel fog lamps, door moldings and tailgate, as well as elements of the wheels can be black, beige or orange. Thus, you can create multiple options to help personalize your car.

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Test drive of the third generation Renault Trafic

Test drive of the third generation Renault Trafic

Needless to say, not without reason, Renault has been 17 years in a row occupies a leading position on the European market in the segment of light commercial vehicles. Much credit for this model Trafic. Particularly popular car won the second generation, which appeared in 2001 – for the time produced more than 1.5 million. Cars. In 2007, “Traffic” has undergone a restyling. And finally, last summer, the assembly line has gone completely new car – the next, third generation.

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Test drive Skoda Fabia 2015: The Third Coming

Test drive Skoda Fabia 2015: The Third Coming

Outside Skoda Fabia decided not to change radically. If the second generation seems high and narrow, the third – a wide and squat. Indeed, the machine was 9.3 cm wider and 3 cm below. Other changes are minor dimensions – up to a centimeter. But the most interesting – the technical differences between the current Fabia much more significant. It is built on a new platform MQB, it has a completely different body, and most of the power units have registered for the first time under the hood model.
The car can be personalized even more than before. For example, like its predecessor, is available other than the body color roof. But it is still possible to order a similar color wheels, inserts in the cabin, and even choose to display photos from the family album!

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Test drive Audi Q7: a big jackpot

Test drive Audi Q7: a big jackpot

It looks current “seven” traditional for cars from Ingolstadt – while discreetly and effectively, especially in the bright blue color Ara blue. Continuity is available, while the car has gathered a lot of brand new features such as LED lights with technology Matrix. But the most expressive feature of the exterior, of course, was a huge grille, which has received more volume. Style newcomer will be the basis of the brand image of the other crossovers – Q5, Q3 and Q1, which will appear next year.

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Test-drive Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS: the definition of delight

Test-drive Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS: the definition of delight

This auto does not need to be specifically – enough to see the smallest fragment of the body to safely learn Porsche 911. The dome roof, windows and smooth contour of the powerful rapids of the wings create a unique look familiar here for 52 years. Even doubt excellent aerodynamics car is not creeps, because the 911 with atmospheric motors manages to do without the huge air intakes.  And let no modification of GTS is the most powerful and dynamic among the 911’s, but it is distinguished by its own suspension settings and steering drive, which give a special thrill from driving!

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Test drive Volvo XC90 – acclimatization

Test drive Volvo XC90 - acclimatization

The safest in class, new-technology engines, and that it is important for Volvo, a very charismatic – XC90 became popular in the world market even before it came out: to mid-March, the Swedes have already received about 16,000 pre-orders. Almost simultaneously with the start of sales, we tested it in Spain. Crossover left an impression of the adult, very stylish and high-quality car that is ready to compete with the premium standards in its segment. Now came the test in Russian conditions with vanishing markings (urgently required for adaptive cruise control) and uncompromising suspension for a gentle way. North Caucasus – not your refined Gothenburg.

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