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Ferrari 812 GTS convertible debuts, may be among last V12 models

Ferrari 812 GTS convertible debuts, may be among last V12 models

A V12 Convertible Grand Tourer is revered as the best option to snake some scenic mountain roads while listening to the glorious wail of the 12-pot petrol burner. Ferrari V12s are celebrated for their legendary exhaust noises, but without a mainstream V12 convertible in their lineup for the last 50 years, Ferrari has never offered the full Grand Tourer package unless it was an even-more-overpriced special edition. The new 2020 Ferrari 812 GTS changes that.

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2020 Nissan Juke debuts, looking more conventional yet more handsome

2020 Nissan Juke debuts, looking more conventional yet more handsome

Everybody knows the Nissan Juke, for the right or wrong reasons (mostly wrong), based on their preference of car design. The little crossover was taken off Nissan Middle East’s GCC portfolio as the Nissan Kicks came in, relegated to sales only in the Levant region. Nevertheless, Nissan has now revealed the second generation of the Juke for Europe, and it looks great.

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2020 Land Rover Defender debuts as a completely modern offering

2020 Land Rover Defender debuts as a completely modern offering

The old Land Rover Defender became legendary for its offroading prowess while offering a minimum of modern conveniences. It was never particularly suited for markets outside Europe though, with its pathetic diesel engine (a weak petrol V8 option died a quick death by the late 90s), its unsuitability for extreme desert driving, its sky-high price that dwarfed more capable rivals, and its propensity for being unreliable even after half a century of development time. Owners and fans may vehemently disagree, setting a low bar for their expectations, but even I wore the Land Rover blinkers for several years before coming to my senses.

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First drive: 2020 Lincoln Aviator in California USA

First drive: 2020 Lincoln Aviator in California USA

For most of its 102-year history, Lincoln has churned out solely sedans and coupes, but over the past decade the marque has become a purveyor of predominantly SUVs – a shift that’s in line with changing buyer tastes. Forget the gargantuan Continental land yachts of yesteryear, the lion’s share of Lincoln’s sales volume today comes from high-riding wagons, and these now represent two-thirds of the brand’s model line-up.

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Mercedes Benz admits using trackers in customer cars

Mercedes Benz admits using trackers in customer cars

In this era, you should know by now that giant tech companies are tracking our data and passing it on to third parties. And now, Mercedes-Benz admits that they installed tracker devices in their cars that can track the customer’s location.

As reported by the British The Sun newspaper, the tracker devices are fitted to several new and older Mercedes-Benz models. The brand claims that these devices will only be used in “exceptional circumstances” where the customers default on the financial agreements with the company.

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