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Long-term update: Our Honda S2000 gets a new roof, and a roof for its roof

Long-term update: Our Honda S2000 gets a new roof, and a roof for its roof

We haven’t been keeping up with updates on our 2007 Honda S2000 because we didn’t drive it much over the past 12 months (apparently less than 700 km as per the RTA inspection). But it had some major work done last year anyway, so the armchair accountants among you will surely be throwing the “cost per km” number at us as if it’s a taxi cab.

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Toyota's top sports cars before new Supra comes in 2019

Toyota’s top sports cars before new Supra comes in 2019

In the recent times, Toyota is a name that is synonymous with econoboxes and workhorse vehicles that can run for a million miles with no hassles whatsoever. But this boring existence of the iconic Japanese brand once had an exciting past. There were Toyotas that set the pulses of enthusiasts racing once they hear its name. Remember the scene in the original Fast and Furious movie in which the late Paul Walker shows up with a totaled Supra and his garage junkie/techie kid goes “2JZ? No s***!”. That’s the sort of respect these Japanese rockets got from the petrolhead lot in those early times.

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So we got a 2018 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso

So we got a 2018 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso

When the Ferrari FF first came out, it was a massive eyesore to many, while others embraced the “shooting brake” bodystyle concept with blind love. The car was a bit of a success for Ferrari though, so a second generation was introduced a couple of years ago, with a completely new name. The GTC4 Lusso improved on the FF’s looks, although it probably won’t convince detractors. We finally got to drive one a couple of months ago.

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2019 Nissan Terra coming to UAE & GCC soon, replacing XTerra

2019 Nissan Terra coming to UAE & GCC soon, replacing XTerra

As Nissan continues to go around Asia to introduce their new Terra body-on-frame SUV (the latest being in China), it has now been confirmed by Nissan Middle East that it is also coming to the UAE, KSA and other GCC markets as a replacement of the long-discontinued XTerra. Called the Nissan Terra, this SUV is built on a chassis shared with the Nissan Navara, and of course the cut-rate Mercedes X-Class. The left-hand-drive version of this seven-seat SUV will be launched publicly at the upcoming Beijing Motor Show.

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2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye takes horsepower game to Demon territory

2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye takes horsepower game to Demon territory

When Dodge revealed the limited edition Demon, the bonkers 840 hp output of the machine made enthusiasts around the world awestruck in disbelief. Now Dodge has pulled another joker out of the deck, the 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye and it almost walks into the Demon’s turf with 797 hp. Along with the Redeye, Dodge has also revealed the “normal” Challenger SRT Hellcat and the rest of the updated 2019 Challenger range.

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