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Jaguar releases new video showing F-type prototypes as Paris launch nears

August 10, 2012/14.18

Jaguar’s new F-type sports car will make its global début at the Salon de Paris on September 27. The company’s latest video gives further glimpses into the historical new model, with Jaguar showing F-type bodyshells as well as a camouflaged verification prototype.    The video has been narrated by Ian Hoban, Vehicle Line Director at […]

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Jaguar F-type: it’s official, as company releases photos and teaser video

April 5, 2012/7.10

Jaguar will release a production version of its C-X16 concept later this year, and it will don the F-type moniker.    It’s not the first time the company looked at calling a vehicle the F-type. The XJ-S of 1975 could have had the badge, while an aborted coupé and convertible (XJ41 and XJ42) under development […]

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Grace, space and pace: Jaguar launches XF Sportbrake, its second-ever estate car

February 29, 2012/10.44

Jaguar has launched the estate version of its XF sports saloon, dubbed Sportbrake. Shooting brake is a traditional term for an estate—especially a posh one—and the Tata-owned brand has blended part of the term with the close-coupled, sporting nature of the XF range.    For once, this Jaguar has grace, space and pace. The XF […]

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Abbas–Mustan’s Players’ first trailer shown

November 3, 2011/23.14

The trailer for Abbas–Mustan’s Players, the remake of the remake of The Italian Job, has been released.    The authorized remake, licensed by Paramount, has been filmed in India, New Zealand and Russia, with the trade-mark Mini chase scene shot in Wellington.    The film stars Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Neil Nitin Mukesh, […]

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Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Banchan expecting first child

June 22, 2011/23.35

Stéphane Kossmann/Renault/Getty Images Above Aishwarya Rai as photographed at the Cannes Film Festival. Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Banchan are expecting their first child, it was revealed Tuesday on Twitter, by Banchan’s father, Amitabh.    Rai is reported to be four months’ pregnant.    The actress has committed to Madhur Bhandarkar’s film Heroine, which she previewed […]

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Tresemmé finds New Zealand’s next top hairstylist

March 30, 2011/3.55

It takes an outstanding stylist, with clear leadership and strong credentials to become Tresemmé’s next top hairstylist. Chetan Mongia has what it takes.    On Friday, Mongia was announced the winner of New Zealand Fashion Festival–Tresemmé Dream Team from eight finalists. They endured a week working backstage at the New Zealand Fashion Festival proving their […]

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Lucire feature updates: from Jodhpur to Santiago

March 5, 2011/0.05

Between the autumn–winter fashion weeks and the Christchurch earthquake, it’s easy to overlook the main features on our website. Since we last mentioned them to readers using our RSS service, we’ve quite a few stories that have gone up.    Vicki Matias gives us a summary on London Fashion Week, with photographs by Maurice Luckett […]

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Jaguar to celebrate 50 years of the E-type at Salon de Genève

February 18, 2011/14.06

Jaguar will commemorate 50 years of its E-type sports car at the 2011 Salon de Genève, the company has announced.    The E-type stunned audiences when it was first shown at the Restaurant du Parc des Eaux Vives in Genève on March 15, 1961. It was targeted at export markets, though sales on the home […]

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Abbas–Mustan’s Players films at Miramar

January 28, 2011/4.38

After stints in Rongotai and Wellington central in New Zealand, the Abbas–Mustan brothers’ Players, the Indian remake of Paramount’s The Italian Job, shifted to Burnham Wharf at Miramar today—putting them near Peter Jackson territory and not far from where parts of his King Kong were filmed.    Lead members of the cast were present, and […]

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