A royal ride at Ahmedabad vintage car museum

There are vintage car museums all over the world. Auto World Vintage Car Museum in Ahmedabad stands apart not only with a truly venerable collection of majestic carriages, but also for the rare opportunity it gives visitors to ride in some of them. Most of the cars here have celebrated …

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500 ways to experience Tuscany

Driving a 1971 Fiat 500 anywhere else in the world would be another vintage thing-to-do. In Florence, it’s almost an everyday experience, and that is the charm of it!  I was as excited as my three year old to see the little cars in green, blue and yellow. Putting it …

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Nostalgia Classic Cars: The launch of a dream

Aptly located in the midst of art galleries and installations, Nostalgia Classic Cars is the new one stop destination for classic cars in Dubai. A place where you could simply lounge out and read up on your favourite classic cars; or better still, buy your dream classic. If that weren’t …

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Enjoy driving abroad but watch out for these

If you are travelling this season, trying a different car is among your best reasons to rent a car. It is still summer; people are still hopping up and down on short breaks or still hanging on to their annual vacation. The holiday moon is about to shine again for …

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Twist. Turn. Tick. Tock. I go karting at Yas!

Yas Marina Circuit offers you exciting ways to get to know the celebrated racing destination this summer – whether you wish to do it by foot, squatting or sideways. Whizz… went this car past me before slipping in and out of lanes and spaces barely enough to keep its both …

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Audi Advanced Driving Experience: Learner’s diary

The smell of burnt rubber hung heavily in the air as we stepped out of our cars in the Dubai Autodrome test arena. It has kind of redefined the composition of the troposphere out here. But even as I instinctively narrowed my nostrils, there was an adrenaline rush that it …

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Airbags to Blind Spot Detectors: Top 10 safety devices

Seat belts are now standard fare for safety. Just last week, in GITEX 2011, Ford revealed a seat belt innovation that doubles up as airbags. In the last decade, safety has crossed many milestones and here are the top 10 we have chosen. Apart from the “wake up warning” which …

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Once upon a highway… Cars 25 years ago

How did the automobile scene look twenty-five years ago? For instance, radio was an optional extra and air-conditioning was a luxury! Before the 70s, it was the time for big dreams and large cars. Those were the times of cars with wings and 12-cylinder gas-guzzling powerhouses. The next two decades …

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