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Nissan reveals GT Academy winners

<i>We bobbed over to the Abu Dhabi Yas Marina circuit last week to check out the finals of the Nissan GT Academy competition.</i><p>Mentored by Nissan LMP1 …

Abu Dhabi

AWESOME IMAGES FROM. Gulf Bike Week Dubai 2015

<i>The annual Gulf Bike Week took place last weekend so we thought we would pop over to see what was going on.</i><p>[Not a valid template]<p>Now in its seventh …

Bands

RallyCross. Jenson Button vs David Coulthard

<i>2009 Formula 1 champion Jenson Button pays tribute to his late father John with a spin in a 600hp ‘74 VW Beetle around Lydden Hill alongside</i> …

BMW, BMW M2, BMW 2002 turbo

<i>The most anticipated BMW M car finally shows its face.. and ass..</i><p>Engine<p>Power<p>Torque<p>0-100km/h<p>Top speed<p>Inline 6cyl TwinPower Turbo , 3-litre<p>370bhp @ …

Time I

Chrysler 300S. REVIEW. Dubai, UAE

<i>Turns out the 2015 refresh of the Chrysler 300S is not just for New York mobsters anymore…</i><p>Engine<p>Power<p>Torque<p>0-100kph<p>Top speed<p>Weight<p>Basic price<p>HEMI V8, …

Waste Management

Chevrolet Silverado Reaper. REVIEW. Dubai, UAE

<i>We drive the ‘Reaper’-tuned Chevrolet Silverado to see how the new package compares to its stock alter-ego</i><p>Engine<p>Power<p>Torque<p>0-100kph<p>Top …

General Motors

Could Mazda's sport car concept be the new RX-8?

<i>Could the new sports car concept – set to make its global debut at the Tokyo Motor Show – mark the return of rotary-engined RX sports cars at …

Auto Shows

VIDEO. Behind the scenes of new Ford Focus RS

<i>*NOW UPDATED WITH NEW VIDEO* Fancy seeing the journey of the all-new Focus RS, from design to production? Well, Ford is set to release behind the</i> …

Rocky Mountains

VIDEO. A sideways Datsun; what’s not to love?

<i>Ever daydreamed on your way to work? Well, we can pretty much guarantee this guy does it better!</i><p>If you’re a regular visitor of crankandpiston, you’ll …

VIDEO. On-board an RC drift car

<i>We’ve all seen a remote control drift car in action, haven’t we? Cool, right? Well, it’s even cooler when you’re on-board one.</i><p>If you’re anything like …

Hot Wheels

THROWBACK THURSDAY. Tony Stewart 'Smoke' NASCAR documentary

<i>THROWBACK THURSDAY. Tony Stewart announces retirement from NASCAR after 2016 season. Time for some career highlights with ‘Smoke’, the …

Motorsport

Lexus RC 350 F-Sport. End of term. Management Fleet

<b>Has our publishing editor seen the error of his ways with our long term Lexus RC 350 F-Sport?</b><p>[Not a valid template]<p>Driver's Log<p>Date acquired:<p>June 2015<p>…

Lexus

Cadillac ATS-V. 'Arriving Fashionably Early'

<i>The brand new Cadillac ATS-V joins forces with the fashion industry?</i><p>464hp. 445lb ft. 45 degrees<p>That’s what three of the Middle East’s top fashion …

Bugatti previews Gran Turismo Veyron

<i>*NOW UPDATED WITH VIDEO* Bugatti has previewed its new addition to the Gran Turismo PlayStation game, in the form of this Veyron race car.</i><p>[Not a …

Sports Cars

BMW M235i Convertible. REVIEW. Dubai, UAE

<i>crankandpiston.com samples the sportiest BMW 2 Series yet. But is it just an ‘M’ car in name?</i><p>Engine<p>Power<p>Torque<p>0-100kph<p>Top speed<p>Weight<p>Basic …

Gear & Gadgets

Jaguar XF S. FIRST DRIVE

<i>crankandpiston.com has tested the all-new Jaguar XF S for 2015, but how does it fare over its predecessor and is it worthy of that …

Jaguar Cars