The 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser range sees the introduction of an urban-spec SUV, the Grand Touring edition (GT). Joining the entry level EXR, GXR and top-of-the-line VXR models, the new GT edition, available exclusively in the GXR grade with a 4.0-litre V6 or 4.6-litre V8 engine, features a variety of features that underscore its urban-biased personality.
The front grille features a sleek three-bar appearance, while the new front and rear bumpers are punctuated by sequential light indicators. The updated rounded off exclusive smoked headlamps give the GT a menacing appearance. At the rear, the sporty, urban look is completed with an integrated roof spoiler.
The GT is also equipped with 20-inch alloy wheels, chrome package, powered tailgate, integrated roof rails and sunroof. The interior offers optitron speedometer with a 4.2-inch TFT display and steering-wheel controls and 10-inch infotainment display.
Al-Futtaim Toyota prices: EXR4.0L Dh215,900, EXR4.6L Dh239,900, EXR5.7L Dh259,900, GXR Grand Touring 4.0L Dh249,900, GXR Grand Touring 4.6L Dh275,900, GXR5.7L Dh299,900, VXR 5.7L Dh329,000.
Jeremy Clarkson has announced the Lamborghini Huracán Performante as his official ‘2018 Car of the Year’. Speaking in London, at an event where The Sunday Times and The Sun newspapers presented their inaugural motoring awards., Clarkson, who writes motoring features for The Sunday Times, as well as hosting Amazon’s The Grand Tour, said: ‘‘This is about the car that appealed more than anything. You get into it and you don’t know what it is that’s tingling the back of your head, but you think ‘this thing’s good’.
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“There’s something about it: it’s not the speed, and it’s not the looks. There’s only really been one car in the last 12 months where I’ve had that feeling, and that’s the Lamborghini Huracán Performante,’’ he added.
Featuring Lamborghini’s active aerodynamics system and aero vectoring, the Lamborghini Huracán Performante V10 naturally-aspirated engine accelerates from 0-100km/h in 2.9 seconds and has a top speed of 325 km/h.
The Dubai Mall is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with a month-long extravaganza from November 4-28. From luxury fashion showcases to spectacular entertainment, plus a host of prizes to win, including three apartments from Emaar Properties, The Dubai Mall 10 Year Celebrations are billed to be the must-attend event of the year.
The Dubai Mall has attracted 80 million annual visitors for the past four years – making it one of the most visited lifestyle destinations in the world. Throughout the 10 Year Celebrations period, the mall’s retailers will showcase special offers, exclusive products, events and in-store activations.
The 2018 edition of Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) got off to a roaring start on October 26-27 with a spectacular launch event.
Held at Dubai Festival City, The Dubai Festival City Opening Weekend Carnival marked the start of a 30-day city-wide fitness movement targeting one million participants to commit to embracing a healthier and more active lifestyle.
Holders of Nol cards issued by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) can now use their Nol cards to pay for purchases at all Carrefour retail outlets located in Dubai.
Khaled Al Awadi, Director of Automated Fare Collection Systems at the RTA’s Corporate Technology Support Services Sector, said: “This service is now available at Carrefour retail outlets in Dubai. Whenever cardholders use their Nol cards to pay for purchases at Carrefour or other Nol card payment-enabled outlets in the UAE, they will earn loyalty points under the Nol Plus Programme.”
The Square, the dining location at City Walk, presents a new level of al fresco brunching every Friday, combining three separate experiences into one. Housing Toro + Ko, Lima Dubai and Galvin Bistrot & Bar, the destination offers an eclectic mix of French Bistrot classics, Peruvian cuisine and Spanish Tapas alongside free flowing premium beverages.
Launching on November 2, ‘One Brunch’ at The Square will offer patrons an opportunity to savour all three restaurants at once, followed by a relaxed after party with different music styles, atmosphere and vibe across the connected upper floor bars, overlooking the lively courtyard.