August 22, 2017

Motoring

Motoring
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A Class Apart

Automation and scintillating design feature in this month’s motoring section of Premium.  2017 Lincoln Continental makes an entry The impressively-elegant all-new Lincoln Continental has made an impressive entry into the UAE market to an enthusiastic response across the emirates, according to Al Tayer Motors – the official UAE importer-dealer for...

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Swanky Rapide S

The Rapide S from Aston Martin is quite the spectacle, writes Sudesh Shankar. From the moment you get into this luxury masterpiece of refinement the one thing that you can’t help but notice is the genuinely different class of an Aston Martin. No wonder James Bond built such a strong...

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What’s going on in the motoring universe? BMW, Ferrari, Lexus and Infiniti go all out. A Premium report. BMW goes sporty BMW M Division is bringing out a sporty performance version. The new M550i xDrive will assume the status of range-topper in the new BMW 5 Series line-up. Boasting a mighty M Performance TwinPower Turbo...

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Style, performance unmatched

The Bentley Bentayga is set to become the SUV that fast supersedes many others. A Premium report. With an overarching claim of a top speed of 187 mph, the Bentayga from Bentley asserts itself as the fastest SUV in the world. And this claim is bolstered further with a twin-turbo...

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Porsche Panamera: The First Drive

Technology and aesthetic refinement mark the arrival of the new Porsche Panamera Turbo, writes Sudesh Shankar. Having driven the previous model of the Porsche Panamera three years ago, the first thing that comes to my mind is: the aesthetics of the older version have been well crafted to form a...

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Luxury ‘Dawns’ Anew

Rolls Royce rolls out yet another marvel in its Dawn, writes Sudesh Shankar. The prospect of driving a brand new drophead built by Rolls Royce over a longish weekend, especially during a few days of convertible-friendly weather in Dubai, was a hype that completely justified my excitement. To be honest...

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Perfecting motoring

As the world gears up for 2017, why should the automotive industry be any different? Catch the latest in motoring. A Premium report.  From preparations for Le Mans to innovative test drives and some serious style fixes from the BMW stable, the motoring universe is abuzz with activity. All set to...

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Roadsters of Repute

Premium takes a sneak peak at accolades, limited editions, new motoring champions and much more in the motoring universe this month.  Nissan, Jaguar Land Rover honoured The second annual Arab Wheels Awards, held recently at a prestigious ceremony in Dubai’s Meydan Hotel, has resulted in Nissan taking top honours in...

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Mulsanne all the way…

By Sudesh Shankar The 2016 Bentley Mulsanne is what I drove on the weekend and honestly, I felt royalty pulsing through my veins just being in the car. It is plain to the eye that a lot of pounds been spent on Bentley’s flagship sedan to make it a car...

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The ‘Wow’ factor

Premium takes a look at the new, exemplary and fabulous in automotive design and technology. ‘Design-tastic’ with Porsche 911 Targa Porsche Exclusive has now further refined the 911 Targa’s distinct style by developing the 911 Targa 4S Exclusive Design Edition. This novelty version of the model is presented in the...

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