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Middle East Motor Awards 2013: Best Cars and Nominees

Among the few awards in the Middle East region, the Middle East Motor Awards (MEMA) are perhaps the most credible and prized, if only because the various journos and journals agree upon ceasefire and get together sort the rankings among them. Editors are not supermen, so we needn’t agree with …

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Dubai International Motor Show 2013 has more global appeal

Region’s most influential automotive event makes history with largest show, 108 launches including 17 global ones, 15 concept cars, more than 600 cars on display, Dubai Grand Parade, Red Bull Car Park Drift and more! For Events, Tickets and Timings, go to the end of article. The show timing on …

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UAE motor sport exciting 2013-14 season ahead!

As the summer cools its heels in the sands and greens, the simmering heat of motoring action takes over the tracks of the UAE. Already flagging off the racing season with the Radcal Winter Cup, NGK Cup and Gulf 1000 series last week at Yas Marina, the 2013-14 season highlight …

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Al Nabooda Racing vows to repeat double in new Porsche GT3 season

Winning a trophy isn’t really hardwork for Mr. K. Rajaram, the CEO of Al Nabooda Automobiles and kingpin of Al Nabooda Racing. He only has to ask for it, and his boys will get it for him. It happened last year, and he is convinced it will happen again. So, …

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Lincoln launches All-New MKZ at GITEX

Revealed at a special event hosted at the Lincoln stand at GITEX Technology Week 2013, the all-new Lincoln MKZ is a significant step in Lincoln brand’s reinvention in the region. First vehicle from the dedicated Lincoln Design Studio • Push Button Shift gear selector • 15.2 square-foot retractable Panoramic Roof …

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Land Rover LR4 Review: At home, anywhere

The LR4 isn’t a car. It is not even an SUV. It is a motor home. And it’s not just because you can take it anywhere you want, because the LR4 is made for multi-terrain adventure. It’s largely the space and layout of the LR4 that qualifies it for a …

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Audi Q7 Review: For big families and bigger egos

Stationary in the parking lot, I looked at the typically Audi sort of instrument panel to take the trip reading before I drove off with the Audi Q7 3.0L Supercharged. The steering felt quite the right size, perfect for a racing style facing grip even in this 5.09 m long …

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Top automotive brands in Interbrand 100: DriveME exclusive

The annual ranking of top global brands is out, as put together by Interbrand. 14 in the list are automotive brands and little has changed from the last year’s list, but a new marque has made it into the list and some of them have been rapidly reducing gaps with …

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Alfa Romeo Giulietta Review: Love me for a reason

(Find Giulietta Quick brief and prices after the jump) It does take a few dreams about the Nubergring, Le Mans and Balocco to develop the proclivity to drive the Alfa Romeo Giulietta. Not that those dreams are going to get you anywhere with the Giulietta or the Giulietta is going …

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Toyota Yaris 2014 Sedan, Hello Again!

All new Toyota Yaris sedan 2014 was launched at Meydan with impressive digital wizardry that created an illusion of 3-D projections on plain, white blocks erected on varied planes. The illusion was for us in the media. For the entry-level sedan buyer the reality was that the Yaris sedan was …

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