AND COUPE, AND A MINIVAN

COUPE, AND A MINIVANEuropean sales of this vehicle started in September 2001. An incredible price for a fully “packaged” AVANTIME sellers were asking $ 36 000!— not deterred buyers. The car cost them and swear by all that was not only revolutionary shape of the body, was a completely new direction in automotive design, but all the “stuffing” of the new car.

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VOLVO S80 2,9

The VOLVO S80 is a 2.9Firm Volvo in 1998, has chosen the Moscow international motor show for the premiere of his new sedan VOLVO S80. This car is rightly called the flagship of the company. The fact that the new front-wheel platform that served as the basis S80, will be used when creating other models.

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THE QUARTET WITH THE FOUR RINGS

Middle class car AUDI A4. Firm Audi appeared in 1910, when August Horch, who had, according to his contemporaries, a very obstinate character, did not get along with his partners, who owned with him a company Horch in Zwickau (Saxony). In the end, the A. Horch had to leave his own company and founded in Zwickau another firm with the same name. Last, after the judgment of the court was renamed to Audi, which in Latin meant the same as Horch in German — “listen”.

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MOSKVICH-407

MOSKVICH-407After the great Patriotic war the plant named Kim (Communist youth international) was renamed MZMA — Moscow plant of small cars. At the same time, there have mastered the production car “Moskvich-400”, the design of which was identical to the pre-war German Opel Kadett. “Moskvich-400” was equipped with nineleven 4-cylinder engine working volume of 1074 cm3 capacity of only 23 HP four-seater car had a mass of 855 kg and a length of 3900 mm.

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AUDI A2

AUDI A2Make AUDI again appeared on the market in 1965. When the company Auto Union became the property of Volkswagen group, the automotive world began to take shape a massive shift to front-wheel drive cars. One of the first shown in the Frankfurt motor show AUDI front-wheel drive-1700.

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HEIR ARMY JEEP

THE HEIR OF THE ARMY JEEP.The term jeep (jeep) appeared in the automotive world during the Second world war, when the American army began to arrive, light multipurpose vehicles developed by Willys — WILLYS MB, FORD GPW and FORD CP, which in military terminology is called “vehicle capacity quarter ton”. The sound of the letters “Dzhi-PI” quickly turned into the mouth of the drivers and mechanics in a concise and succinct term for jeep, which became the umbrella term utility AWD compact SUVs. After the war, so began to call their car firm Willys, which produced numerous variants have become so popular during the war years, a light jeep — like army and “civilian”. As a trademark, the term Jeep was registered with the firm on 30 June 1950.

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TOYOTA RAV4

TOYOTA RAV4Appearance and many of the technical characteristics of the SUV, created basically to overcome the terrain, are already present today in the prestigious universal car that perfectly behave on the roads. The ancestor of these machines is quite rightly considered the released in 1994 it was an asphalt all-wheel drive TOYOTA RAV4, which is the abbreviation of RAV in the name comes from the Recreation Vehicle, which translates as “the car to stay”. The idea of pseudogap picked up dozens of road companies, so that the RAV4 appeared soon a lot of followers.

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RENAULT CLIO V6

RENAULT CLIO V6The history of automotive technology well know that the majority of technical solutions, successfully used in mass-produced cars first appeared on race cars. Apparently, the same process happens with the location of the power unit. So, until recently, the Central location of the power unit was considered a prerogative of racing supercars. Currently, however, the situation is changing: in the automotive market began to appear on cars, arranged by type of sports “monsters”.

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GAZ-M-1

GAS-M-1This car rolled off the Assembly line of the Gorky automobile plant, sixty-six years ago — in March 1936, succeeding produced there the first mass Soviet passenger car GAZ-A. the Basis of the new car was the Ford V8, which replaced the suspension (instead of the transverse springs Gorky made a lateral). The motor “m” used from the previous model, and after upgrading he developed a power of 50 HP, driving the car to 105 km/h.

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