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6th Gear

2,391 posts

99 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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After_Shock said:
6th Gear said:
Still yet to see a veyron in the metal!!

Is that one of the Madinat hotels? Al qasr or Mina a salam?
Good guess. Al Qasr.


thb

267 posts

79 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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Hitch78 said:
Merc must have a test facility somewhere in Al Quoz as I often see test fleets heading out of there onto Al Khail road.
It's not that hidden really - mahoosive DAIMLER sign on top of the building at the SZR-side of Jebel Ali kind gives it away. Yes, that's the corporate HQ but also houses the test facility.

JLR has a test facility here too, but I'm not allowed to say where wink

Eccentric M

438 posts

70 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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I really want to spot that Veyron and the prototype Range! >.<


Anyways, saw this on Emirates Road on Friday morning while heading towards Dubai Autodrome. No idea what it is though...


Flamboyant Camouflage by Eccentric M, on Flickr

Asterix

24,438 posts

133 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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Looks Fiaty too me - no idea why...

Eccentric M

438 posts

70 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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Did a bit of Googling, it looks like a BMW i3...
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K50 DEL

6,454 posts

133 months

Sunday 30th September 2012
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Eccentric M said:
Did a bit of Googling, it looks like a BMW i3...
It appears to be on German plates so that may well be a good call.

Asterix

24,438 posts

133 months

Sunday 30th September 2012
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Munich plates at that - I didn't even look at them.

After_Shock

8,666 posts

125 months

Sunday 30th September 2012
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Eccentric M said:
Did a bit of Googling, it looks like a BMW i3...
Doesnt seem a good looking car in real life!!

This the first of the FWD BMW's?

oilydan

1,745 posts

176 months

Sunday 30th September 2012
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After_Shock said:
Eccentric M said:
Did a bit of Googling, it looks like a BMW i3...
Doesnt seem a good looking car in real life!!

This the first of the FWD BMW's?
Googled the i3, seems the rear lights/hatch are different. Camo is the same though??

Dusty964

6,259 posts

95 months

Sunday 30th September 2012
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DOes it look really undertyred to anyone else?


shirt

17,293 posts

106 months

Sunday 30th September 2012
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it's electric so it needs to be! almost renault twingo tyres

Eccentric M

438 posts

70 months

Monday 1st October 2012
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oilydan said:
Googled the i3, seems the rear lights/hatch are different. Camo is the same though??
http://www.caradvice.com.au/147571/bmw-i3-prototyp...

Hitch78

4,575 posts

99 months

Monday 1st October 2012
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It looks like those rear lights are temporary - people in Paris would go through a few sets per year if they were in effect the bumper!

Eccentric M

438 posts

70 months

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
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Saw a Yellow Gallardo LP570-4 Performante at Al Sufouh Road, and also this while stuck in traffic at Emirates Road.



Edited by Eccentric M on Tuesday 2nd October 13:43

Impspeed

296 posts

48 months

Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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Eccentric M said:
Saw a Yellow Gallardo LP570-4 Performante at Al Sufouh Road, and also this while stuck in traffic at Emirates Road.



Edited by Eccentric M on Tuesday 2nd October 13:43
Wiesman?

Eccentric M

438 posts

70 months

Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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Impspeed said:
Wiesman?
Yes, Wiesmann MF5.

Also saw this yesterday at Emirates Rd. as well.


Eccentric M

438 posts

70 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Last night at The Dubai Mall.


ERMAHGERD! by Eccentric M, on Flickr

Video:
http://youtu.be/sUsbzmV0fB4

Hitch78

4,575 posts

99 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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If I owned the white one and my buddy owned the grey one, well, I'd be gutted. Happy as fk obviously, but a little gutted.

chilistrucker

3,414 posts

56 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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tut,tut,tut, fog light!

shirt

17,293 posts

106 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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keep yer astons [especially that spoiler], i just spotted an ice cream van in al quoz! biggrin