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Published: Tue 19 Jul 2011, 8:34 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 7:10 AM

The world’s top automotive names have confirmed for this year’s Dubai International Motor Show, scheduled to take place from November 10 to 14 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Among the first-time participants will be McLaren, Lotus, MG and De Macros, alongside seasoned manufacturers unveiling their latest models, concept cars and technological innovations.

These include Ferrari, Toyota, Lamborghini, Volkswagen, Dodge, Bugatti and Mercedes-Benz, to name a few.

Jaguar Land Rover will debut its new 12MY range and offer a sneak preview of the XKR-S, the company’s fastest production vehicle to date. It will also introduce the Range Rover Evoque, the smallest, lightest and most fuel efficient Range Rover ever.

Audi will showcase its latest models such as the A1, A7 and A6, as the German manufacturer aims for 25 per cent growth in the Middle East in 2011.

Japanese car giant Nissan has confirmed it will display at least two new models on its stand in November, where it will show off both sports care and SUVs.

This year’s show includes a dedicated tuning section – for visitors looking to customize or enhance their luxury models – with the world’s major players including Brabus, Depp-At, Hamann, Fab Design, Gemballa, TechArt and Vorsteiner.

Leading manufacturers of motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles, including Victory and Polaris, are also set to showcase the latest models available in the Middle East.

The Dubai International Motor Show is open from 5pm to 10pm on Thursday, November 10, 3pm to 10pm on Friday, November 11 and 11am to 10pm on November 12, 13 and 14. Ticket prices are Dhs50.

For more information, visit www.dubaimotorshow.com.

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