Life & Style | Motoring

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    Tuesday Nov 18

    Hyundai Sonata and Suzuki Ertiga

    A thoroughly refreshed Hyundai and an all-new Suzuki add to the region’s ever-growing family car market

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    Wednesday Nov 12

    GMC Sierra SLT tested

    The truck is leaving us after 4,000km in our hands — it’s made an enemy or two in the past weeks, but it’s also made more friends along the way

  • story 3
    Sunday Nov 2

    2015 Hyundai Genesis test driven

    Hyundai gets ever closer to its premium car ambitions with the new Genesis saloon, writes Sony Thomas.

  • story 4
    Sunday Oct 26

    New Audi TTS driven

    Has Audi’s attempt at adding more substance to the TT’s decent looks translated into better performance? We cane the third-generation TTS around Ascari circuit in Spain to find out

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    Sunday Oct 19

    Ford Ecosport Ecoboost test drive in UAE

    Ford’s Ecosport is a return to old-school SUV styling but with a fresh approach 
to downsizing, especially with its three-cylinder 1.0-litre boosted option

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    Sunday Oct 12

    2014 Peugeot 108: Small but feisty

    Peugeot has re-invented its little city car. We take it for a spin to find out if it’s now better than before

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    Sunday Sep 28

    Lexus RC F: Last of its kind

    Most are taking the force-feeding route, but Lexus sticks with its sublime Yamaha-tuned 5.0-litre V8 for the upcoming RC F. It’s ‘cheap’ too...

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    Thursday Sep 25

    In pictures: Stella, world’s first solar-powered family car

    A solar-powered family car complete its drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco fueled by good vibes and pure California sunshine

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    Wednesday Sep 24

    Hyundai i20 and Kia Sorento: Looking good

    German design studio does wonders for the upcoming i20, and then puts its touch to the new Sorento SUV, too

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    Friday Sep 19

    New BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé tested in Dubai

    Have you ever wanted to spend more money on the same thing? Well, step right this way into the new 4 Series Gran Coupé then

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    Tuesday Sep 16

    Range Rover’s first true super-SUV borrows F-Type’s V8

    Range Rover’s first super-SUV has just been revealed by the company’s Special Vehicle Operations. It’s an SUV, and it’s super

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    Sunday Sep 14

    Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat unveiled

    Canada officially makes the world’s most powerful family saloon — all rise for the 707bhp Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

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    Thursday Sep 11

    Nissan updates the Juke

    Minor changes are afoot for the Nissan Juke’s mid-life facelift, but there might be just enough to keep buyers interested. Is this V2.0 fun the second time around, too?

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    Monday Sep 8

    Bentley Flying Spur V8 driven in London

    Sometimes less is more, or just less. With that cleared up, it's time to test the credentials of the Flying Spur V8, which is 116bhp down on power compared to the W12. But it's more affordable. Slightly poorer plutocrats rejoice...

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    Wednesday Sep 3

    Cupra gets a JE Design makeover

    JE Design reckons its take on the Cupra now has the show to match its potent go

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    Monday Sep 1

    2015 Aston Martin Lagonda exclusively developed

    Aston Martin announces a limited-series Lagonda developed exclusively for the MIddle East. You dreamt it, they’ll build it

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    Tuesday Aug 26

    Mega success for Mini at 55

    A look at the evolution of this iconic car in more than five decades

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    Sunday Aug 24

    2015 Porsche Cayenne: What to expect

    Believe it or not, with the latest Cayenne update Porsche is offering fewer optional extras and more standard kit

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    Sunday Aug 17

    Audi A3 e-tron: The sensible choice

    It’s an A3, but not quite as we know it. Underneath the familiar exterior lie two drivetrains, cleverly engineered into one

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    Wednesday Aug 13

    Nissan Sunny refreshed

    The Japanese carmaker seeks to arrest with the launch of the 2015 version of its saloon

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    Tuesday Aug 5

    Mini updates: Paceman and Countryman refreshed

    A nip here and a tuck there and, hey presto, the revised Paceman and Countryman are good to go

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    Sunday Jul 27

    Taking the Cadillac CTS Sedan for a cruise

    The new Cadillac CTS Sedan boasts all-American squeaky clean looks and the thrusting vigour of a quarterback on the rampage. But would modern-day Don Drapers approve?

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    Tuesday Jul 22

    Ram 1500 Laramie test driven

    The 2014 Ram 1500 Laramie is now so luxurious that it could very well put
some high-end saloons to shame

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    Tuesday Jul 15

    2015 Audi A3 2.0T mixes luxury with cost compromises

    New generation arrives as a small sedan rather than its historical form as a five-door wagon

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    Friday Jul 4

    BMW X4 test driven

    BMW thinks the world needs yet another Sports Activity Vehicle. We drive an X4 to find out if it’s talented enough to justify its existence

Life & Style editor's choice
  • boy drinking milk
    Does milk do a body good? Maybe not

    Contrary to the widely held belief, it makes the bones more prone to fractures and shortens lifespans, especially among women, a study finds

  • Katherine Boo
    ‘I’m better when I have a purpose’

    Katherine Boo: How it feels to see Mumbai slum residents she lived with have their stories told on stage in London

  • city unclaimed 2
    Engaging with urban spaces

    Gigi Scaria’s public-art projects speak of the times and places we live in — from the deep-seated problems facing a megacity like Delhi to a folklore that is heard on the Arabian Sea shores

  • Roots exhibition view Nov 2014
    Thoughts on nature

    The destruction of our environment, and the cycle of energy and life are the themes that run through a joint exhibition by two Iranian artists

  • Copy of 20141110-AMX-TECH-IRAN104
    In Iran, a taste of Silicon Valley

    Tehran is now home to a growing tech ecosystem with start-ups despite the significant challenges

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