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Geneva Gems 2017 Supercars: Aston Martin

Aston Martin marks the 87th Geneva international Motor Show with a great new model, a stunning enhancement and an indelible appellation. The first one is the global debut of the most powerful and dynamic iteration of Aston Martin’s Super GT – the new Vanquish S. Heading for the changing rooms …

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Geneva Gems 2017: Volkswagen Arteon

For a few years now, Volkswagen enthusiasts had not many reasons to look beyond the Passat. There was the coupe-styled sedan which (still a favourite with me – read the review) left the Passat tag mid-way and defined it with an ambiguous CC badge; and still closer to the horizon was …

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Geneva Gems 2017: Range Rover Velar

In the first 35 years of its life as a luxury SUV, Range Rover was content being a restricted-access chamber in the Land Rover mansion. Then came the Range Rover Sport in 2005, expanding the popularity, reach and urban capability of the luxury SUV. In six years, the family was …

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8.4/10

Nissan Kicks Review: Urban crossroads

Nine months after its launch during the Brazil Olympics, Nissan Kicks is in the GCC to champion the urban crossover concept. It has landed the prime space so far occupied by two key models in the Nissan array – the Juke and the Tiida. Agreed, the funky hunchback crossover will …

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8.3/10

Geely Emgrand GT V6: Powerful entry!

The Geely Emgrand GT amazed early gold-diggers with astounding value, and with how little they had to dig for it! Now, to those who were shameless enough to wish for even more, Geely has said a big yes with a V6 engine and ingots of luxury! THE SPECS: 3.5L V6, …

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NewsTrack Feb: Continental wins award; Toyota dream car art contest; Nissan heralds Champions Trophy; Dubai Boat Show coming up

Continental named 2017 Tire Manufacturer German tyre manufacturer Continental has been honoured by the trade journal ‘Tire Technology International’ as the ‘Tyre Manufacturer of the Year’. The honour is for initiating key innovation and excellence projects including the opening of Continental’s High Performance Technology Center, the Taraxagum project for the …

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AED 180,000 to be won in Aqdar safety initiative

Under the patronage of Lt. General His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the UAE, Khalifa Empowerment Program for Students (Aqdar) and Nissan in collaboration with RoadSafetyUAE are starting their UAE-wide roadshow in February to raise awareness and drive student participation …

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9.0/10

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2016 Bentley Continental GT Review: V8 and V8S

I love writing about Bentley’s Sport Coupe year after year. Not because there is plenty new to write about – in fact the changes are usually a precious few – but because it is the perfect excuse that I get once a year to drive this absolutely splendid machine. Even …

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Switch on Tesla: Model S and Model X are now in the UAE

At a venue that discussed sustainability of the nation and what’s good for the earth, Tesla made its verbal entry into UAE, later to take centre stage at the celebratory event at Armani hotel. Finally Tesla is here, officially. I have seen a few Tesla models in UAE, brought in …

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Where crazy skiers dare, Range Rover Sport sets a record

  The crazy things that men do; some of which are done in a Range Rover Sport! Like racing down the Inferno at break-neck speeds, on a course where only skiers dare… insane skiers! There is nothing about completing 14.9 km in 21 min and 36 seconds that is worth flicking …

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