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DriveME NewsTrack Mid March

Fedex Express Driving Skills Challenge for youth FedEx Express “Driving skills challenge” and awareness campaign on safe driving habits began today across Dubai-based universities with over 2,000 participants. The campaign is endorsed by Dubai Police and the Emirates Motor Sports Federation. The programme will end with a Driving Skills Challenge …

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Lexus ES 350 2013 Review: Shifting platform and paradigm

To truly appreciate the Lexus ES 350 drive, you need to detach yourself from the role of a driver, and imagine you are just a passenger like any of the other four – or five; for it is a very spacious and comfortable car. UPSIDE: Excellent ride comfort, Reduced cabin …

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29th Gulf Traffic Week announces safety measures

Speeding at 200 now face heavy penalty “What is that fancy figure in the speedometer for if not for occasionally entertaining a fancy?” If that is your line of thinking, stop right in your tracks or you shall be stopped and stripped of a thousand dirhams and your car. Major …

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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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