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Dubai ensures thrills last till end of Porsche GT3 Cup

In an unexpected twist of destiny and drama that took place last weekend on the Dubai autodrome tracks, Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge reigning title holder Clemens Schmid has given way to Zaid Ashkanani of Kuwait to top the leader board with 199 points. Barred from the Race 2 for having …

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Toyota Yaris 2014 Sedan Review: Basic Plus

You buy a Toyota Yaris sedan, feel happy and throw a party. Life moves on till it’s time for an upgrade. But with the new extra-large Yaris sedan, the upgrade too could perhaps wait. Even so, moving from A to B is the Yaris sedan in a nutshell. So, the …

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Nissan ZEOD to do first electric lap at Le Mans

Two-time Le Mans 24 Hours LM P2 podium finisher and inaugural Nissan PlayStation GT Academy winner Lucas Ordóñez has been confirmed as the first race driver for Nissan’s revolutionary ZEOD RC prototype, as it becomes the first car to complete an entire 13.6-kilometer (8.5 mile) lap of Le Mans on …

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Mazda 6 2014 review: Skyward leap

On my drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in the new Mazda 6, a hurricane was at my heels, or wheels to be exact. But then, the Mazda 6 is so agile in its handling that I could always outrun the tornado. THE UPSIDE: Agile handling, Premium features affordably incorporated, …

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Toyota launches T-Connect in UAE: Navigation map on call

New customers of Toyota in the UAE – entry level or top end – will get a navigation option. What makes it special is that it’s not just about maps, and also that you can simply pocket it the end of your drive. You can even use it on the …

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Volvo V40 Review: Smooth concoction

An automotive segment was almost created anew when two cars were launched last year back to back – the Volvo V40 and Mercedes A 250 Sport – the premium hatchbacks, with a sporty twist to boot. While the Audi A3, Golf GTI, BMW 1 or even the Alfa Romeo Giulietta …

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Lookout: Future Toyota concept hints at new Supra

A Dodge Viper must have grudgingly revved past the gates of Akio Toyoda’s residence; or he could have been introduced to the some diabolic game on the Playstation; or he just paid a nostalgic visit to the Toyota museum of racing records. Whatever the trigger, the result was a brief …

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LOOKOUT: Porsche brings back Targa roof 911

Last week, the 911 Targa was once again in the limelight when the latest avatar was unveiled at the North American International Auto Show (Detroit Motor Show). This model is the first to combine the classic Targa concept from 1965 with state-of-the-art roof technology. Modern vs classic The model shares …

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Mercedes A 250 Sport Review: For sport’s sake

Just a few kilometers down my test road, the Mercedes A 250 gave the initial impression that confirmed what the bling-laden large grille made a point of. The low firm ride, tight manoeuvring, a delayed yet strong pick up – all of it gave a full clearance to its Sport …

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Volkswagen Golf GTI 2014 review: Torque Shark

I held the power of the cult in my hand, handed down through six generations. It was hard for me to restrain myself from going overboard but the GTI seemed to be more composed than ever. Even though what began as a mere 110 hp in the first generation has …

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