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The fight of flights: A family fun weekend in Al Ain

It’s about planes, and also about cars. And it isn’t the respective Disney movies that I’m talking about. Enjoy military fly pasts and the head-spinning mix of acrobatics and aerobatics; even a unique race involving a Mercedes GT S or a C63 AMG, that burns rubber and slides all over …

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FJ Cruiser TRD Review: With or Without

If there is a Toyota worth the TRD badge it wears, it has to be the FJ Cruiser. The able adventurer makes TRD an uplifting experience, quite literally. THE SPECS: 17” TRD black allow wheels, TRD front skid plate protector, TRD coil springs and shock absorbers, Dress up muffler, Black …

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Revisiting the Volkswagen CC 2015

The Porsche is for a guy going through a mid-life crisis? The Volkswagen CC is for a family going through it. You suddenly want to move into a sports car but there’s a whole family looking up like lost sheep. Well, that’s why there is the CC. SPECS: 3.6L V6, …

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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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