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    Official: Datsun expands low-cost revival with new Mi-Do in Moscow [w/video]
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    Those who were disappointed when Datsun changed its name to Nissan over three decades ago may have been pleased to see the marque revived last year, even as a budget brand. Nissan's counterpart to its ally Renault's Dacia budget brand, Datsun has been steadily expanding its lineup of low-cost ...

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    Official: Chevy's hardcore Niva concept ready for Moscow adventure
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    A couple of weeks ago, Chevrolet released a pair of shadowy teaser images previewing a new Niva. And now, with its live reveal at the Moscow Motor Show looming over the next snow-capped mountain, the Bowtie brand has taken the wraps off the new concept. Though details are scarce at the moment ...

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    Official: BMW reveals new X5 Security Plus in Moscow
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    A major player in the Russian market, BMW is heading to the Moscow Motor Show this month with a slew of local debuts... most of which we've already seen. But among all the new models making the trek from Bavaria to Moscow will be the new X5 Security Plus. In a new-model launch that will surprise ...

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    Teased: Chevy teases new Niva concept for Moscow debut
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    It's not every day that a new Niva comes along. Lada has, after all, been producing its version since 1977, and through a joint venture between AvtoVaz and General Motors, a Chevy-badged version since 1998. Sure, there's been talk of creating a new one. Bertone even gave it a facelift a few years ...

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    Video: Twin-turbo Lamborghini ignites at 250 mph
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    Yesterday we covered a crash at the Unlimited 500+ drag race in Moscow, featuring a Nissan GT-R, but today brings better news: a Lamborghini Gallardo making 2,005 horsepower successfully went 250 miles per hour on the one-mile strip in 23.9 seconds without crashing. That's the good part. The bad ...

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    Video: GT-R driver walks away from terrifying dragstrip accident
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    With all-wheel drive, launch control and a dual-clutch transmission, the Nissan GT-R may be easier to manage than most supercars. But that doesn't mean that dragging one on a wet strip is a good idea. Filmed at the Unlimited 500+ drag race in Moscow, Russia, this video depicts a pair of GT-Rs ...

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    Report: Moscow Auto Show gaining importance
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    Has the Moscow Motor Show reached international relevance? If one were to look at the recent unveilings from Russia, the evidence may support that theory. A Road & Track report makes the assertion that Russia, like many other automotive markets, has matured independently to the point where ...

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    Video: The details of the Lada XRay concept
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    When is the last time you watched five minutes of video on a Lada that didn't involve dual power windows, fires or Fifth Gear? Don't feel bad if the answer is, "What's Russian for 'never'?", but now's a good time to change that. Lada wants the world to know that it's no longer the old Lada, ...

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    Official: Lada steps into the present with Xray Concept
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    We've seen the tactic plenty of times before: an automaker that wants to up its game, so it hires a designer from a brand it seeks to emulate, then releases concepts that make people go "Ooh la la." Lada is the latest, having hired Steve Mattin to be its design head. Mattin is coming off tenures ...

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    Official: Nissan launches rough and ready Almera in Moscow
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    Nissan has taken advantage of the Moscow Motor Show to unveil a new Russian-specific sedan with an old name. The Nissan Almera is a new offering that will be built in Russia and feature attributes that, according to Nissan, "meet the unique demands of the Russian market." What exactly does that ...

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    Video: Putin's Army show their support (among other things) with Russian carwash
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    Russian premier Vladimir Putin is known as a brutishly dictatorial politician. But that's not all he's known for. He's also a consummate lady's man, and a lover of Russian cars. Now, his two passions have crossed paths in Moscow, where a group of nubile young Putin supporters called 'Putin's ...

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    Report: Formula One's Turkish Grand Prix is on the outs
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    Formula One and Turkey are apparently on the splits, as Turkish newspaper Haberturk claims that the Turkish Grand Prix won't take place in 2012. Istanbul chamber of commerce chief Murat Yalcintas reportedly told the publication "It looks like the Formula One race won't be held in Istanbul next ...

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    Video: Russian drifters slide their way through Moscow city streets
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    Fans of drifting can be found all over the globe. The sport started in Japan and has quickly spread around the world, including a recent Formula Drift stop in Abu Dhabi. In fact, drifting seems to have taken hold in a land as far away as Russia. As an aside, if you search for "russian drifting" ...

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    2011 Toyota Highlander debuts in Moscow
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    2011 Toyota Highlander – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Right on cue, Toyota has debuted the 2011 Highlander at this year's Moscow Motor Show. As we first showed you earlier this month, the refreshed crossover now wears a slightly reworked nose, complete with hood, front fenders, ...

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    First Look: 2011 Toyota Highlander to launch at Moscow Motor Show next month
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    2011 Toyota Highlander – Click above to enlarge
    Toyota Europe has confirmed to Autoblog that the automaker's popular Highlander crossover will go on sale in Russia and the Ukraine for the first time ever. Why should Statesiders care? Because the new-look model above will be unveiled at ...

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    Video: Russian racing exposed
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    Moscow Unlimited 500+ drag racing – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    We all know the Russians love their exotic cars tuned to within an inch of their cylinder heads. And what else could they be expected to do with them but race? The Moscow Unlim 500+ is a one-mile, timed drag ...

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    VIDEO: Drop whatever you're doing and watch Black Lightning trailer
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    A couple of weeks ago we shared the trailer for a film about a very famous car from behind the Iron Curtain -- the Belgrade Phantom. However, it's been 20 years since the former Soviet Bloc began to disintegrate and frankly, much has changed. For ...

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    Russian designer works with Zagato on ZR1-based Iso Rivolta Marella concept
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    Iso Rivolta Marella design study – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Front-engine rear-drive aluminum chassis, 640-horsepower supercharged V8 engine, high bang:buck ratio... Chevrolet's Corvette ZR1 has got it all. No wonder it's proving to be such a compelling choice for ...

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    VIDEO: Mirror-finish Audi S5 in Moscow parking garage [w/POLL]
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    All Dubai'd out Audi S5 in Moscow - click above image to watch the video
    When we were in Frankfurt last week and saw the mirror-finish Audi R8 we thought we were so darn clever because we came up with the phrase, "All Dubai'd out" to describe its shiny, reflective surfaces. A little etymology if ...

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    Audi R8: The Ultimate Driving Machine?
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    Oligarchical Russian BMW R8 - click above image for high-res gallery
    In the pantheon of automotive wrongs, the Slavic hoser behind this "BMW R8" spotted in Moscow is a god. Hang around this car blogging business long enough and you see a lot of terrible things at SEMA. But this thing is almost ...

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