Kalashnikov CV-1 electric car

Russian manufacturer Kalashnikov moves from AK-47s to an electric car

Readers may not recognize the Kalashnikov name, but they will recognize one of its best-known products: the AK-47 assault rifle. Now, the same company has decided to gun for the electric car market. It's called the CV-1 and the Russian firm unveiled the car at the 2018 International Military... read more

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ArmorTech stretched Bentley Mulsanne

Stretched Bentley Mulsanne Built By Russia’s ArmorTech

Ever thought the Bentley Mulsanne was just not quite big enough? Probably not, but as you’re about to find out now not everybody thinks this way. Pictured above is a... read more May 31, 2011 by

The crash took place in St. Petersburg, Russia

Video: Soccer Player's Wife Crashes Bentley Continental GT In Russia

This is the aftermath of a crash involving a Bentley Continental GT, a soccer player’s wife and a very slippery stretch of road. Driving along a street in St... read more March 22, 2011 by

Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin Continues To Compensate For Something

[Ed. note: We haven't been able to install background music here at CelebsAndCars -- mostly because that crap is seriously annoying -- but if you could hum the tune of "Macho... read more November 8, 2010 by

First crashed 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Suffers First Crash

Thanks to a brutish 563 horsepower V-8 engine, go-kart like throttle response and a populace with declining driving skills (thanks mostly in part to the proliferation of... read more June 20, 2010 by

2009 Opel Insignia

GM Considering Plan To Keep Opel

General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson has previously stated that a new buyer for Opel would be picked this year and that at least three different companies were still in the... read more August 25, 2009 by

Status Design Porsche Cayenne

Status Design gives the Porsche Cayenne a bold new look

Russian tuners seem to have a certain fixation with modifying the Porsche Cayenne, with sensational Russian-designed takes on the high-performance SUV cropping up frequently... read more June 15, 2009 by

RAD Porsche Cayenne Coupe

Russian Automotive Design working on Porsche Cayenne Coupe for 2010

It's not often that the works of Russian automotive designers grace our screens, and when it does the designs tend to be a little more 'unique' than we are normally used to... read more June 2, 2009 by

Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano

Rats blamed for a Ferrari's fiery demise

Walking the tightrope of packaging, power and technology the way exotic carmakers like Ferrari and Lamborghini do is a delicate act. Sometimes that act comes tumbling down... read more May 20, 2009 by

2010 Opel Astra

Report: Magna considers using Opel to build cars for other brands

Bidding for General Motors’ Opel division has intensified recently, with the German government revealing late last week that only two parties remain in the bidding war... read more May 17, 2009 by

2009 Opel Insignia

Russia’s GAZ emerges as potential bidder for Opel

Less than 24 hours after GM CEO Fritz Henderson announced that a new buyer for Opel would be picked by the end of this month, Russia’s GAZ Group has confirmed that it... read more May 12, 2009 by

E.M.M. Marussia Russian sports car

Marussia sports car born out of Russia

Some may argue that Communist countries never brought anything of worth to the automotive world, but with Russia's embrace of capitalism in recent years its previous... read more December 18, 2008 by


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