New @ New York: Nissan 2017 GT-R

The new GT-R made its appearance at the New York International Auto Show with what Nissan claims to be the most significant changes since it was introduced in 2007. The MY17 Nissan GT-R has broken open its shell and the most loved monster in motordom has put its serpentine head …

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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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Volvo S60 Polestar Review: A rebel in blue

A Volvo painted like a Bugatti just cannot be silly business. Sitting like an ice mint in rebel blue, the S60 Polestar brought me memories of the Polestar concept that I had the good fortune of seeing in action on the Dubai Autodrome tracks, the only time it went around …

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Volkswagen Golf R 2015 review: Razor-sharp

I love smoked salmons but the smoked tail lamps of the new Golf R, even more. With power burstin’ at its seams, you don’t have to be smokin’ fast all the time in the fastest ever Golf R. Just borrowing it in bursts simply adds up to an exhilarating drive.

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Land Rover Defender. The end.

Lucky me. Last July, I paid GBP 225 for a Land Rover experience drive at Solihull and 45 sterling pounds for a tour of the Defender factory. Lucky, not because I spent a hefty 270 pounds to do that. It bloody well should have been signed off with a “waived” …

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All new Nissan Maxima 2016: First Drive

Making a comeback isn’t easy. Even if you are a legend, whose ferocious nail-marks are still gleaming on these desert highways… Only an all-encompassing change can mend the gap of a dull decade and move the minds that have witnessed the emergence of an entire category that melds power and …

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Ford helps moms steady their driving steps

Women could be good at multi-tasking. But they could be in need of some training when one of those tasks involves parking a car or driving it, or simply engaging the child seat. Ford turns America’s mother’s day into a life skills training for moms in Dubai. If you’ve ever …

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Hybrids race at Le Mans 24 hours with Audi emerging winner

In the 82nd running of the world’s most important endurance race, Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) and Lucas di Grassi/Marc Gené/Tom Kristensen (BR/E/DK) presented Audi with a one-two victory. It marked the 13th Le Mans victory in only 16 times the brand has run the race. Le Mans returnee Porsche …

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Tech Project to decipher your car trouble from anywhere

A few weeks ago, I ran into murky waters with one of my weekend test machines. I had hardly driven for half an hour when a signal flashed on the instrument panel, pointing to something wrong with the engine. Now, this was the last thing I wanted because that would …

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