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Marvelous March for car buffs

Dubai International Boat Show Highlights: An exclusive selection of luxury supercars is what we will be most interested in but 33 world premieres and regional launches as well as 430 of the finest leisure boats from 49 countries will be a feast to the eyes as well. How does it …

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Mini John Cooper Works 2013 Review: 1.6 Calibre Automatic

For those who noticed, the reference to firepower in the title isn’t a coincidence. The Mini John Cooper Works is actually like a bullet, fitted with an automatic transmission for the first time ever. But does that make it bang on for thrill-seekers? Join the Drive. At an age and …

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Lighter, larger new Maserati Quattroporte stuns UAE

The ultimate chick magnet and style statement just got bigger and better, as it proved on stage when it was revealed at Meydan Hotel, Dubai last Wednesday. The flagship of Maserati is not only larger, lighter, more luxurious and more spacious, it is a practical supercar with a 307 km/h …

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2013 Avalon launched in the UAE

The new Avalon gets slightly more compact for a bolder look, sportier styling and smoother ride, and is now available in four trims at Al Futtaim Motors, for AED 128,000 onwards. The Toyota Avalon was always an option for those who wanted to approximate the luxurious spaciousness and the silent, …

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Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge in April

The Liwa desert and beyond will lay out a brown carpet to challenge-seekers in the 23rd edition of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge that will take place in April under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler’s Representative in the Western Region. Jean-Louis Schlesser is …

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Range Rover Evoque 2012 Review: Individual traits

‘Practical’ is not a word to be used in the presence of the Range Rover Evoque. Listen for a snigger and you’ll hear it. Every cut or curve is there to impress, stun, mesmerize… not to be ‘useful’ in the traditional sense. Yet, there is a great sense of character …

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Porsche Boxster S 2013: Converting dogmas

When was the last time you met an ardent car enthusiast, especially of the male orientation, who is planning for a Boxster? He might be saving for one, as an instance of the inevitability of compromises in life, but dreaming, aspiring, even craving… when was the last you heard of …

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Free Toyota FJ Cruiser for the UAE Ultimate Explorer 2013

If you wish to be the ultimate Explorer, you can join the search through askexplorer.com. You must be over 21 years of age and hold a valid UAE residents visa. As Explorer launches its 2013 search for the Ultimate Explorer with prizes worth AED 500,000, Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributors of …

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Qatar Motor Show 2013

The Qatar Motor Show is on till the 2nd of February, Saturday. Entry is Free. Until the Dubai International Motor Show wows audience yet again at the end of the year, Qatar Motor Show deserves to stay in the limelight. With 26 new cars revealed at the 2013 Qatar Motor Show …

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Nissan Sentra 2013 ushers premium into compact space

Nissan today launched the Sentra at an event that made good use of the audiovisual dynamics of the Reel Cinema at the Dubai Mall. The compact car brings premium early in the buying cycle with standard features like electrically operated mirrors, halogen headlamps, keyless entry, rear headrests and a rear …

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