Little-known models of famous car manufacturers

• Little-known models of famous auto manufacturers

Little-known models of famous car manufacturers

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It happens that in a line of well-known car manufacturers there are models that are not popular. In this review we will focus precisely on these machines - each of them has been released under the famous brand, but wide acceptance is not gained, for various reasons.

1. Nissan Sentra

Little-known models of famous car manufacturers

In fact not a bad car.

Car series Nissan Sentra was created a long time ago. The first series machines were produced between 1992 and 1996. A decade later, in 2002, the model was restarted and enters the market until 2010 under the designation SE-R. Total model has three generations. The original sample was used 2-liter gasoline engine with 140 liters. from.

2. Volvo 850 R Wagon

Little-known models of famous car manufacturers

Hardly it someone else remembers.

Cars that Volvo released on the market in the 90s of XX century, could hardly boast of "animal" with power and high performance. The same can be said about the early creation of the company. However, at that time it was a model that stood out from the crowd "goners." Against the background of this was a monster! We are talking about the model 850 R Wagon, which had at that time an impressive 240-hp engine in the 2.3-liter four-cylinder. To 100 km \ h the car is dispersed for about 7 seconds, which was unheard of and unprecedented result for the wagons of the time.

3. Buick Regal

Little-known models of famous car manufacturers

One Grandpa collection.

The car, which is now in general, hardly anyone remembers - Buick Regal, at the time had to make a splash. It turned out only partially, although the car at that time came out really good. Then, the car has received motor 245 "horses". The car has gone through several generations and continues to be produced, even now. Earlier release of US companies engaged in, but now these cars are made only in the territory of China.

4. Dodge Caliber

Little-known models of famous car manufacturers

Doubtful design.

This car is not able to gain fame in the market largely due to its design, which was widely seen as unattractive. In fairness, the car came out not the most reliable in matters of productivity, which also added to its popularity in the market. Subsequently, the model improved, but the difference is no longer helped. It operates this "beauty" on a 2.4-liter 285-strong V4 engine. Issued later models were prepared, as a rule, and new engines. Issue model was officially suspended in 2009.

5. Subaru Forester

Little-known models of famous car manufacturers

The most common in-class.

This "handsome" was not able to win at a very amusing motoring hearts because it is too boring, meaning "very ordinary". Despite the fact that the car went very good in performance (from the engine to the capacity of the trunk), to compete with the existing samples in the family Subaru Forester has failed. Was it bad luck or fate frankly poor marketing? Today it is absolutely not important. However, Subaru Forester lives today. The new model series is constantly available on the market, getting more and more perfect filling. If you want to bring their family on vacation or mother in law to the country - it is not the worst version of the car.

6. Dodge Omni

Little-known models of famous car manufacturers

Another grandfather.

Another car that today hardly anyone will remember, but that at the same time definitely deserves to at least know about its existence! In some ways, this car - an exclusive. He produced, however, just one year from 1986 to 1987. Had a turbocharged 2.2-liter V4 class 175 horses. To 100 km \ h the car is reaching out for 6.5 seconds, which for its time and class, an impressive result.

7. Mercedes-Benz R-Class

Little-known models of famous car manufacturers

The most unpopular in its lineup.

Even in such a prominent manufacturer like Mercedes! Moreover, we are talking about a crossover, namely the R-Class, and if we talk more specifically, we are talking about the model R63 AMG. The machine operates on an engine on a 6.2-liter V8 with 503 liters. and with 465 Nm. To 100 km \ h this "workhorse" is able to accelerate in 4.9 seconds. With this acceleration, the children happy owner will always be provided to the school before the others!