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2018 Renault Megane RS revealed, but will it come to the GCC?

Hot on the trails of the Ford Focus RS and the VW Golf GTI, comes the 2018 Renault Megane RS. The French carmaker finally lifted the covers off their highly anticipated model at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show after countless spy photos and leaks. The 2018 Megane RS comes with an engine from the recently revealed Alpine A110 Sports car. A more powerful Trophy version is expected to follow it soon.

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Mazda CX-8 SUV revealed, but only with a diesel

Mazda CX-8 SUV revealed, but only with a diesel

Adding to the crowded crossover market, Mazda revealed their 4th crossover offering, the Mazda CX-8 for the global markets, but it comes only with a diesel motor under its hood. The seven-seater CX-8 aims to be an oil burner alternative to the petrol-only CX-9 model.

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Polestar 1 unveiled as Volvo performance brand's first standalone product

Polestar 1 unveiled as Volvo performance brand’s first standalone product

Polestar is Volvo’s performance division, starting off as an independent company and being bought out to now be more or less similar to what AMG is to Mercedes-Benz. After many years of fiddling around with sedate Volvo cars to produce fire-breathing performance machines, Polestar gets its own podium with the release of the Polestar 1, an electric hybrid coupe to rival products from brands like Tesla. As Volvo promised that it will only be selling hybrid or electric vehicles from 2019, the time is ripe for a hybrid Coupe from the brand.

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Ferrari 488 Spider Heartthrob special edition debuts

Ferrari 488 Spider Heartthrob special edition debuts

At the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, it was not just the Portofino that graced the Ferrari stand. There was another car which had a name that was arguably catchier than the actual car — the Ferrari 488 Spider Heartthrob. This tailor-made supercar was built as a part of Ferrari’s 70th Anniversary special edition series. This edition was first announced at the 2016 Paris Motor Show.

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