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Lamborghini worth 16.5 million launched on Aircraft Carrier

There will only be 9 of these monsters like the one launched in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Built of carbon fibre, the 12-cylinder Veneno spits 750 horsepower of extreme venom, and does 0-100km/h in 2.9 seconds! When was the last time you heard of a car “launch”, it meant something …

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Skydive Dubai Falcons join the GT3 Challenge Cup

The race opener to the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East will take place next weekend and UAE debutants Skydive Dubai Falcons has placed their hopes high in their first season. Formed in 2010, the Dubai Falcons Racing team soon won the confidence of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, …

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Dubai International Rally next weekend

What you need to know before the UAE’s longest running sport event enters its 35th episode Known for several dramatic episodes over the last four decades, the Dubai International Rally promises another fascinating finish to the 2013 FIA Middle East Championship next week. Taking place from 28-30 November, the 35th …

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Toyota Avalon 2013 review: Lounge all the way

The new Toyota Avalon gets a complete facelift. It is slightly more compact, more aerodynamic, and in the process less bulky. Still, ‘spacious’ is an understatement inside the new Avalon cabin. Here is the new version of Toyota’s mainstream sedan in which the driver can easily make way for a …

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Audi A4 3.0 Litre Review: Flushed!

An A4 is a useful thing. You can print memos on it, write quick notes or even fold it into an aeroplane. Yeah, I’m talking about the paper. But quite similar is the A4 sedan 3.0 L TFSI S-Line. You can fill it with a grocers list or turn it …

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Jaguar XF Supercharged: Red hot in stratus grey

It was a sort of relief. I mean, red and sport definitely go together but after a series of reds in the past few weeks, it was good to see a sporty car sporting any colour other than red. Don’t get me wrong, I love those reds and the cars …

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Infiniti M56 review: The SUV can wait

This could be the last review of the Infiniti M Sedan ever to be published. Because, last week, I witnessed the totally familiar presence of the M Sedan at the Dubai Motor Show nevertheless with a new tag, the Q70. To all those journos, that includes me, whose SUV or …

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Lighter sights at the Dubai Motor Show

From rare concept and collection cars that offered a fleeting glimpse to the early birds on day one to the show’s very own global previews, Dubai Motor Show filled mind space and media space alike last week. For the eyes and camera eyes that looked for it, there were lighter …

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Dubai Motor Show: The must see cars

It is a show as any other on earth where the thumb rule of the box office applies. The audience should get back every dirham’s worth of entertainment and fun. And a pint of information to boot for the Fifty five dirhams they pay. So, is the 2013 Dubai International …

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SRT Viper GTS launched in the UAE

Last Wednesday, seated in the ballroom of Hotel Conrad on Sheikh Zayed Road, I watched a dream slither back on to the tarmac of race-hungry minds. At the end of an almost psychedelic dance of serpentine patterns and glimmering hints of light revealing its sinuous frame, the Viper stood naked …

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