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Lighter sights at DIMS 2015

The Dubai International Motor Show that concluded last Saturday was not only about supercars, concept cars, the latest cars and retro cars. It was also about thrilling and fun-filled experiences inside the halls and outside. It was also about people – both guests and visitors to the show. Walking around …

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Honda Odyssey J Review: Family suite

My familiarity with Minivans has been rather err… fleeting. Much of it was made up by airport transfers in a Mercedes Viano, which incidentally, have made me feel both comfortable and important. No wonder they go for the three-pointed star, whether the hotel was rated five-star or three. So, choosing …

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Dubai Motor Show: Ovation at the stands

Post show script: I must have walked in excess of two dozen kilometres at the Show in the four days I visited it. For those who missed it this year, here’s the short-cut. As DIMS has only its last day left for you to catch up with the now of …

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DriveME NewsTrack Mid November

Ford Explorer crosses 7 million mark Ford announced that its popular SUV Explorer has sold over 7 million vehicles worldwide since launched in 1990. It arrived in the Middle East in 1992 and has sold more than 100,000 vehicles till date. The 2016 edition is available with 3.5L Ti-VCT or …

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10 things Dubai International Motor Show has in common with James Bond

What does Dubai International Motor Show share with James Bond? You don’t need to call in the British Intelligence to investigate the matter. A casual glance at what is in store, through the customised glasses of extended imagination will do. You’ll be surprised. To begin with, they are sharing the …

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Dubai Motor Show 2015 is an action-packed carnival

One day to go for the biggest car show Dubai has ever seen: look forward to 157 new launches among 600 cars on show. Feast on eighty exotic classics from the 1950s to the ‘80s at the first ever Motoring Nostalgia Museum, and experience the thrill of motoring at its …

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Motoring Month of Movember: What not to miss

Passion for automobiles is always in the air here in Dubai. Yet, November is when we officially get to celebrate it. The month is packed with great festivities for the motoring enthusiasts and car lovers – children included. Here is the full list of the fun that is part of …

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BMW overtakes Mercedes as VW falters in Interbrand Rankings

Usually, the Interbrand rankings are quite predictable and there are no earthshattering changes in the top automotive brands featured in the 100 top global brands. This time it is different. In fact, there are some interesting changes, though not altogether unpredictable. The three headline-worthy news are: Mercedes has been pushed …

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Lexus LX 570 First Drive: Villa 570

Outside the high walls of a luxury bungalow, somewhere in the Jumeirah district, a board announced ‘Villa 570’ for journalists seeking the launchpad of the new Lexus SUV. Inside, amidst merry musicians and classic fare, a line of Lexus LX 2016 were awaiting their first drive. The new Lexus LX …

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Toyota Land Cruiser 2016: First impression

The Land Cruiser is fresh and new; here in time for the greater outdoor season. The legendary dune basher that boasts Toyota reliability is keeping pace with time through a brand new 8-speed transmission, a wireless charging pad, a highly practical interior configuration that Toyota calls a ‘life control layout’ …

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