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    Followup: Dubai authorities arrest YouTube hoons
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    A memorable day on a Dubai highway – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Well, wouldn't 'cha know that it actually wasn't just another day in Dubai traffic. You may recall the video that we posted last Friday that showed a couple of hooning drivers doing wicked crazy burnouts, drifts ...

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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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    VIDEO: Top Gear crew spotted in UAE with quartet of top-shelf supercars
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    Click above to watch video after the jump
    The last time Top Gear went to the United Arab Emirates, they took three Veyrons for a spin and sent the Stig into the mountains behind the wheel of a Koenigsegg. And that was the magazine. So you can bet that if the television show were to head there as ...

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    The Golden Arches: Gilded McMerc spotted in - you guessed it - Dubai
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    Redefining the term "enough is enough", the owner of this car is said to have had his SLR gold-chromed. The strangest part is that, according to reports, this is actually the same Mercedes SLR McLaren that was previously spied in Dubai with a silver-chrome treatment. We're not sure about the ...

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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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    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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    Gold(finger's) Mercedes C63 spotted in... where else? Dubai
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the gold C63
    This United Arab Emirates-registered gold-mirror-finish Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG was caught at the Bling on Wheels Show, otherwise known as the valet area at the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai. While we have nothing untoward to say about someone who ...

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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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    Your oil dollars at work - $9.8 million license plate auction in the UAE
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    While fuel prices continue to ratchet up and put a squeeze on all aspects of the world economy, times are flush within the borders of major oil producing nations. So flush, in fact, that several Emiratis found a total of 9.8 million dollars to indulge in low-number license plates at a recent ...

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    Infiniti sales up 183 percent in UAE
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    Sales for Nissan's upscale Infiniti division in the United Arab Emirates skyrocketed in the first quarter, up 183 percent year-over year. Of course, total sales over the same period were just 552 units, but there's reason for optimism: sales have more than doubled each year for the past couple of ...

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