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All new Range Rover launch: the grandest SUV on earth

The launch of the year for the model of the decade! Read the full review of the Range Rover 2013 here The perils of traversing the private roads of Jumeirah Beach Residence and The Walk, lined with boutique outlets and exotic restaurants are famous. If you have half an hour …

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Toyota Aurion Grande Review 2012: Half a step ahead of the Camry

The idea that shaped the Aurion should have stemmed from a Camry – or the rejection of it. Does the 2012 version live up to the demand of staying above the ordinary – read Camry? The Camry ride is perhaps one of the most familiar ones in this region. Simply …

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DriveME NewsTrack: September Highlights

Al-Futtaim Group launches Automotive Academy Al-Futtaim Group launched an Automotive Academy last month; a first-of-its kind training institution that will provide UAE Nationals with internationally accredited training in a world-class facility. Toyota Ramadan Millionaire Salil Valiparambil bought a Toyota Fortuner during Ramadan and it changed his “fortunes” when he was …

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Range Rover Sport 2012 Review: Showing off substance

Even as the all-new Range Rover 2013 creates a sensation across the luxury SUV world after a decade-long constancy, the younger sibling Range Rover Sport promises to hold its stead for three more years. So, what keeps the mid-size luxury SUV current as we indulge in the Range Rover evolution, …

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DriveME NewsTrack: White Points and Warnings

Safe drivers to be rewarded with White Points Now, instead of driving in fear of black points, you can ply the Dubai roads – and the network across the UAE – in anticipation of the happy feat of achieving white points. The new Dubai Police initiative awards drivers of vehicles …

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Enter the all-new Range Rover 2013

September 6th will be etched as the most important date in a decade of Range Rover history. The new Range Rover, only the fourth all-new model in its 42 years, was revealed at an event attended by the rich and the famous at the Royal Ballet School in Richmond Park, …

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LONG DRIVE Volkswagen Phaeton 2012: Driving business class

We had to catch a flight from Muscat to Salalah, the refreshing Oasis of the gulf, but it was the prelude to it – a journey by road in business class till Muscat – that enticed us to the long-haul with our toddler, strapped up in the rear! The Eid …

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DriveME NewsTrack: Toyota Recall, Mini Avenue Edition and VW Facebook championship

Toyota Camry and Aurion vehicles recalled for possible leakage check As reported last week on our Facebook page, Al-Futtaim Motors, Toyota’s sole distributor in the UAE announced that some units of the 2012 year model Camry and Aurion vehicles will need to undergo a safety inspection as per the communication from …

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Lexus ES 2013 is bigger and offers two engines

The new Lexus ES 2013 slips off the Camry platform this time and ascends the Avalon platform for larger space and comes in two engine variants. The ever-popular ES350 features a V6 3.5 L engine while the newly introduced ES 250 has a 2.5 L four-valve with features such as …

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Range Rover Supercharged Review: Dual Personality

The most important thing to remember when you are interviewing Al Paccino is that you are NOT face to face with the Godfather. Well, what I am trying to say is when reviewing an awe-wrapped icon like the Land Rover Range Rover, it is vital to think of it as …

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