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  • 2015 Pick-up trucks

    Outside the frankly American realm of wide-open countrysides and its trailer-haulin', gun-toting populace, pickups don't make a lot of sense. Considering the almost rural nature of Bangladeshi roads and highways, however, a pickup for personal transport starts to make some sense.

  • Red Hot: 1993 Honda Civic EH

    A red hot Civic project with a B20B non-VTEC 2.0 liter engine

  • Hype Machine: 2014 KIA Sportage

    2014 Kia Sportage: It looks a sleek in a way only a modern SUV can, and that is definitely a good thing.

  • Diesel X-citement: 2014 BMW X5 xDrive25d

    BMW introduces its 2014 X5 as a 2.0 turbo diesel with all kinds of electronic extras. It's also deceptively petrol-quick. Is diesel the new black?

  • Massage parlour on wheels: 2002 Toyota Celsior/Lexus LS430

    Lexus was branded as the luxury automaker arm of Toyota, a move designed to sell cars to rich people without the cheap-as-nails-mass-market-motoring image that Toyota had been attached to since forever.

  • The wallet friendly SUV: 2014 Ford Ecosport

    The Ford Ecosport: tiny but not that tiny, fun but not in the traditional sense, urban crossover that will tackle the dirt and mud you might want to drive over. It also puts a smaller dent in your wallet.

  • Yellow Boat: 1977 FIAT X1/9

    A forgotten Fiat X1/9 seen rusting in a family garage is now brought back to life with a little turbo induction. Plenty of yellow paint turned this once lackluster performing car into a sprightly runabout. A proper restomod done right in Bangladesh.