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    Nissan Patrol recalled overseas but kissing-cousin Infiniti QX56 not affected [*UPDATED]
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    2010 Nissan Patrol - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Nissan has issued a recall for more than a thousand Nissan Patrol models in the Middle East, citing electrical problems that could affect the engine's fuel supply leading to engine stalls. According to Monal Zeidan, the general manager ...

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    Ferrari World Abu Dhabi renders its attractions
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    Abu Dhabi's Ferrari World – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The world's first one-make auto theme park has officially dished the goods on what we can expect behind its walls. According to the powers that be in Maranello, Abu Dhabi's Ferrari World amusement park will boast a passel of ...

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    Video: Take a virtual tour of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
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    Ferrari World Abu Dhabi fly-through – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Abu Dhabi's Ferrari World will be the world's largest indoor theme park with the world's fastest rollercoaster when it opens later this year. That will be just one of the 20 rides and attractions that also ...

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    Formula Rossa hits 60 in 2 seconds at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
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    Think the 599 GTO is the fastest Ferrari ever created? Well, it may be the fastest roadcar, but the next project to wear the Prancing Horse promises even more power and that much more blinding acceleration. So much so, in fact, that occupants are provided with protective eyewear to shield against ...

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    Nissan GT-R teams threaten FIA GT1 boycott over weight penalty *UPDATED
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    Sumo Power Nissan GT-R GT1 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Think the Nissan GT-R is heavy enough as is? It still manages to run circles around most everything on the road, but there are limits. Especially when it's placed on a race track. And those limits are becoming a source of ...

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    Sheikh, Rattle and Rolls: Another special Phantom for Abu Dhabi
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    Rolls-Royce Phantom Yas Eagle edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If there's anywhere in the world where they know how to gild a lily, it's the Persian Gulf. The oil-rich emirates there seem to have an endless appetite for items of, shall we say... questionable taste. And ...

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    VIDEO: Formula for Safety? Abu Dhabi Police unveil the F999
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    Abu Dhabi Police F999 – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Wednesday evening before the inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix last month, crowds gathered along the Corniche, Abu Dhabi's seafront boulevard. Two police cars sped down the road, swerved to a stop, an officer got out, pulled ...

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    Ferrari World Abu Dhabi gears up for grand opening in 2010
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    Ferrari World Abu Dhabi – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Television coverage of Formula One grands prix typically end with an aerial shot of the podium and the fans beneath it, a panorama usually dominated by the tifosi passing a giant Scuderia Ferrari flag over the crowd. That view ...

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    SPOILER ALERT: 2009 Formula 1 season wraps up with a bang at inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
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    2009 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Les jeux sont faits. The line signifies the last call for bets at a casino, and is all too familiar to racing fans visiting Monte Carlo for the annual Monaco Grand Prix. But these days the Mediterranean principality isn't ...

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    UAE attempts to make seatbelts more fashionable in order to encourage use
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    Seatbelts have been spun as fashion items before, but not like this. In an effort to counteract the low take-rate of seatbelts in the United Arab Emirates, the Salama Road Safety Public Awareness Initiative will be launching soon. The initiative will adorn the potential life savers with haute ...

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    Super-rare Supercar: Bugatti Veyron Pur Sang for sale in Abu Dhabi
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    Bugatti Veyron Pur Sang edition - Click above for a hi-res gallery
    When Bugatti rolled out the limited-edition Pur Sang edition of its Veyron at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show, European customers snapped up all five before any American buyers could get their checkbooks out. As a result, Bugatti ...

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    Rumormill: Montreal GP could be back as soon as this year
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    Abu Dhabi is scheduled to hold its first ever Formula 1 Grand Prix on November 11 of this year. Due to tight capital, though, it is being reported that the event's organizers are behind on the building schedule for the race track and new support hotels. If that race gets replaced, rumor has it that ...

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    Tattooed, chopped HUMMER H2 convertible spotted in - yep - Abu Dhabi
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    "Hello, Abu Dhabi? Yeah, this is Taste. I'm outta here." Well, you can't really blame Taste now can you? There's only so much abuse a sense can take, and the motorists of Abu Dhabi – the same gulf emirate that ordered up the gold-plated Rolls-Royce – have taken things one step too far. ...

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    Abu Dhabi F1 track has everything but loopdy loops
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Abu Dhabi F1 track
    The last round of the Formula One Grand Prix has in recent years been held in Brazil. Next year's provisional calendar makes Brazil the penultimate round, and puts the final race in Abu Dhabi at the country's brand new track. The F1 circus ...

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    Rolls-Royce creates special Peony edition Phantom for UAE
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    Click to view the RR Phantom Peony edition in hi-res Wealthy customers in the United Arab Emirates seem to have a penchant for special editions of the most expensive luxury saloons. As if it wasn't enough to get the Maybach Landaulet revealed right there on their home turn, one Arabian customer ...

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    Goodness Gracious: Top Gear magazine asks for a Veyron, gets three instead
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    After the numerous reports we've brought you about the wealth of Bugatti Veyrons to be found in the United Arab Emirates, it should hardly come as any big surprise that when Top Gear magazine turned up in the capital Abu Dhabi, it had no trouble finding one for a photo shoot. In fact it didn't ...

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    Ferrari theme park lays the first stone... and it's red
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    It's a testament to car culture in general that an automaker believes it can build a theme park based on its brand and that people will come. Ferrari is one of the few names with enough draw to make such a venture work, and Abu Dhabi is perhaps the only place in the world with enough real estate ...

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    F1 circuit to join Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi
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    It's not scheduled to open before 2009, but we're already looking at flights to Abu Dhabi. (Yes, Abu Dhabi, that obscure place Garfield used to send Odie to.) Why? Well, because of a little project underway that'll do a lot to put the place on the map. The project we're talking about is Ferrari ...

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