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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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Maserati Quattroporte S First Drive: Six-pack sizzles

Thursday morning surfaced with a couple of firsts. One, my first ever helicopter ride and two, the first time anyone had tested the Quattroporte S on UAE roads. The adventure had an unforgettable quality right from the start as we set out on a coast-to-coast drive of the new Masearti …

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Honda Accord 2013 Review: Still looking good

UPSIDE: Right camera for overtaking view, Family friendly ride and spacing, Refreshed design, Unexpected element of fun FLIPSIDE: Meagre cabin controls, Thirsty fuel figures for the V6, Somewhat lacks in grip and feedback PRICE: 2.4 L engine from AED 95,000 onwards / 3.5 L engine from AED 134,000 and 140,000 …

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All-new Nissan Tiida launched – Fans meet long-awaited bliss!

On September 18th, Nissan will create a special “Tiida Moment” with a unique launch event to be held simultaneously in multiple locations across the region. The Tiida fans who scowled when Nissan introduced the Sentra can smile again. The Sentra belonged to a completely different segment that it almost dominates …

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