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VIDEO: McLaren’s new Abu Dhabi showroom is full of eastern promise

Exotic, delicious, full of eastern promise.. That was the tag line used in the 1960’s advert for Fry’s Turkish Delight, and perhaps that’s what McLaren’s new Regional Director for Middle East and Africa – Mark Harrison – had in mind when commissioning the car maker’s latest short film.

Nissan agrees to build a limited-run of Juke-Rs

After its hugely successful reception when launched in Dubai in January this year, Nissan has decided to put the Juke-R into limited production on a build-to-order basis, whilst upgrading its running-gear to that of the MY12 GT-R.

Aston Martin unleashes the Vantage S

So, what you might ask is the Vantage S? Another V8 Vantage variant in the spirit of the N420? Not really. Perhaps it’s a just a tarted up Vantage with a few choice options? Definitely not. Well according to Aston Martin the rationale behind the V8 Vantage S was to push the boundaries of the already acclaimed V8 Vantage to achieve the highest levels of driver involvement possible.

Lotus and Mansell are reunited for Dubai 24 hours

31 years after Formula 1 World Champion Nigel Mansell made his F1 debut in a Lotus courtesy of Colin Chapman, his sons Leo (26) and Greg (23) will get behind the wheel of the new Lotus Evora GT4 Endurance at next weekend’s Dubai 24 hour race.

Aston Martin GT4 Challenge returns in 2011

The Aston Martin GT4 Challenge will return in 2011, with an increased number of races and an expanded grid. The one-make race series which is fundamentally based around the V8 Vantage road car provides the first step on the GT ladder.

Aston Martin reveals new Vantage GT4 racer for 2011

Aston Martin Racing has launched a new Vantage GT4 for 2011. The new V8 engined racing car takes its design inspiration from Aston Martin’s V12 Vantage road car, which provides enhanced aerodynamics and increased downforce. It also has a remapped 4.7 litre engine offering increased levels of power and torque.

DR competes in the Dubai 24 hours – new feature

DR travels to Dubai to compete in the first 24-hour race of 2009, and to witness a virtual racer more used to a hand controller than a steering wheel make motorsport history.