Just arrived: Nissan Altima and Navara. Toyota Innova.

Nissan introduces Middle East to Navara Redesigned and Reengineered all-New Pick-up Navara was launched for the Middle East market at an event held in Spain, where the capabilities of the vehicle were showcased at the rugged Pyrenees Mountains of Barcelona. Nissan hopes to conquer the market with best in class …

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2016 Honda Civic: Stunning looks and a surprise hero

With sleek lines and an improved power-to-weight ratio, 2016 Civic sports two brand new engines; the smaller one is the one to watch.  Redesigned is a word Civic launches have been populating one too many press releases with, in recent years. The signs tell us, it is all going to stop; …

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New Infiniti QX 60 and QX 50 keep the good stuff

The newly-launched Infiniti crossovers are family friendly but also flaunt some serious street style. Gone are the days when family cars were assumed to be sensible, no-frill, functional cars that accounted for every fil funneled from the monthly budget. Talk about a seven-seater crossover with pizzazz – the new Infiniti …

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Two supercars and high tea, reviving English tradition

The breeze from the Creek had to climb high walls to get a glimpse of the glory of British motoring, spread out on those manicured lawns. The historic crests and proud grilles of Morgan, Caterham, Morris Garages, Alvis, Lotus and even an E-Type gleamed in the highlights of the evening. …

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Maserati Levante is here; officially at least!

Geneva to Dubai in 7 days – this should be probably the fastest regional launch to follow in the wake of a world premiere, in recorded local history. The Maserati of SUVs is here. Yes, already. It was exclusively previewed at the One & Only Royal Mirage today – behold …

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Lexus LX 570 First Drive: Villa 570

Outside the high walls of a luxury bungalow, somewhere in the Jumeirah district, a board announced ‘Villa 570’ for journalists seeking the launchpad of the new Lexus SUV. Inside, amidst merry musicians and classic fare, a line of Lexus LX 2016 were awaiting their first drive. The new Lexus LX …

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Toyota Land Cruiser 2016: First impression

The Land Cruiser is fresh and new; here in time for the greater outdoor season. The legendary dune basher that boasts Toyota reliability is keeping pace with time through a brand new 8-speed transmission, a wireless charging pad, a highly practical interior configuration that Toyota calls a ‘life control layout’ …

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New Jaguar XF launched in six trims

On Thursday evening, sighs gathered as clouds above the Meydan hotel. The anticipation of the new XF had been growing large even before the XE stole the limelight. The Jaguar XE brought back many to the JLR fold and it did something else too – the lauded design stoked the …

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Dubai parties on Patrol NISMO world premiere

When I we walked into Pacha Ibiza in Madinat Jumeirah, I should have guessed. The party lights, the white stage and the turntable counting down the thunder ought to have told me. What was the secret those telltale blue and red concoctions in test tubes and lab-like containers packed with …

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Mercedes SUV range revealed, sorted by new name

ML gets makeover and new name while newly introduced GLE Coupe appears to dare the BMW X6. Yesterday, at Gargash Enterprises SZR showroom, the new lineup of Sport Utility Vehicles from Mercedes was launched in Dubai. Note: GL is the prefix the Mercedes range of SUVs will henceforth bear. That …

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