Aston Martin Rapide S 2017: Added touches

Zero has no weight alone. But six zeros are too compelling and almost irrefutable. Which is why I admire the owners of the Aston Martin Rapide S even more than I admire the car. They are the embodiment of purity and restraint when it comes to driving pleasure and wanton desire, respectively.  …

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2018 jaguar F-type flaunts 400 hp V6 and GoPro technology

Half a decade since the F-Type was launched, the new model year amendments have made the Jaguar F-Type look even more of a sports car. It’s arriving in the second quarter of 2018. The front end becomes sharper and more powerful with LED headlights adding a technological edge. From the images we …

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New Lamborghini Aventador S: Firing from four corners

The next generation of the viciously elegantly aggressively graceful Aventador has been revealed with a naturally aspirated V12 engine now giving out 40 horsepower more. The new model has a top speed of 350 kmph and can stretch out to 100 kmph speeds in 2.9 seconds from standstill. The Aventador …

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Audi to climb a notch higher with Q8

Next Sunday, when the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) flags off the motor shows of 2017, Audi will display a whole new segment. Going by the looks of it, the Q8 concept is the most dramatic thing to come out of Ingolstadt since the Audi R10 Lemans race car …

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Mercedes V-Class First Drive: V for family!

The MPV from Mercedes has been rechristened as the V-Class, just taking the bit most families would need from an SUV in the real world. Is this right for your family? A long drive with some driving around cones is just as good a way to find out, as any …

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The Ferrari 488 Spider Experience

It’s a pleasure to watch the red horse trotting along Jumeirah beach, pausing at signals or parking itself by the little malls for admiring eyes to feast on. Those strolling along The Walk at JBR could find their walk worthwhile if they get a fill of a Ferrari moving at …

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2016 Maserati Quattroporte V8 GTS: Silk ties with Zegna

Update: The 2017 Maserati Quattroporte with a mid-life refresh was revealed at the Paris Motor Show a few weeks ago. And the word is that, the last Italian vanguard of purist driving has given in to the inevitable assault of driver assistance packages preferred by lesser mortals! But that hasn’t …

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2017 F1 car and 2016 F1 finals: What the gurus think

A fortnight after the Formula 1 Grand Prix concluded, I’m listening to the echoes from The Circuit on who deserved to win the 2016 driver’s championship; was Mercedes really apprehensive about duelling that potentially destroyed teams; and how the new Formula 1 design could be a headache for drivers, even …

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Tons of fun at Racing Weekends in December

All the action is at Dubai Autodrome this weekend while the epicenter shifts to Yas Marina Circuit the next weekend. There are also great deals on track experiences at both circuits. This weekend at Dubai Autodrome Porsche GT3 featuring international titans Following a thrilling opening round where the podium racers …

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Aston Martin Red Bull hypercar: A car of two characters

At the start of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, in the presence of Aston Martin CEO Dr. Andy Palmer and Red Bull Racing Driver Max Verstappen, the ultimate fruit of the racing loom was unveiled by Aston Martin and Red Bull. Now they have confirmed that all road car versions …

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