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Video: 800bhp buggies destroy Dubai

07 May 2014 - 14:00

Video: 600kW buggies destroy Dubai's dunes

Go driving on sand dunes in Australia and you're most likely to see grey nomads in dented old Patrols trundling patiently along, with nary a rooster tail in sight.

But in Dubai, they do things... differently. For a start, offroaders in the UAE like suspension. Really, really like it. And power. Like, 600kW of power. Then they hang them on buggies like the Funco G52 Sand Rail.

Most importantly, they also like thrashing them in the large sandbox that makes up most of the country, while filming themselves in HD using the latest remote-control drone technology.

For this, we're tremendously grateful. Click on to watch several good reasons to move there immediately.

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