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PARIS (Agence France-Presse) - Bikes with alligator skin saddles, frames adorned with 24 carat gold leaf, or just two wheels designed to your very own personal specifications.
In the automotive world, the Porsche Targa is a bit of an oddball.
When BMW first unveiled a "sport activity coupe" called the X6 in 2008, critics wondered what its designers were thinking as the X6 appeared as neither fish nor fowl.
Among the Japanese marques in Singapore, no brand is as well known for its superminis as Suzuki.
In the heady days of the 1990s and early 2000s, Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi was selling Lancer saloons by the proverbial truckload. It has since fallen on hard times. On the Singapore front, Mitsubishi's onceteeming showroom in Alexandra Road shut its doors.
Exam season is now in full swing. If the new Volkswagen Passat were a new student waiting to be graded, it would surely manage more than just a "pass". Notably, it will get an A in subjects such as engineering and technology.
You could say that every classic car in retired lawyer Chia Quee Khee's collection tells a story. There is the 1949 MG Y-T that was his wedding car when he married his wife, Dorothy, in 1976.
Businessman Karsono Kwee owns and runs one of the most successful motor businesses in the region. The 66-year-old's Trans Eurokars group, with multi-franchise dealerships in Singapore and Indonesia, rakes in an annual turnover of nearly $500 million.
PARIS (AFP) - Ever had trouble getting out of a tight parking space? Had a crash in a foreign country? And what if your car could avoid a potentially fatal collision with a pedestrian?

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