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Stories by Latara Boodie

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:06 AMLatara Boodie

​Classic cars are roving antiques that not only turn heads, but also tug on the heartstrings of those familiar with their era. The Ford Zodiac is one of those gems which highlight the luxury and technological advancements between the 1950s and...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Master equestrian and an up-and-coming go-kart driver Sara Misir, 19, defies the odds by not only being the only female driver in a pink and white Volkswagen Saveiro, but by being a master equestrian and an up-and-coming go-kart driver. This...

Published:Sunday | September 3, 2017 | 12:35 AMLatara Boodie

On Friday, August 28, Silver Star Motors unveiled a refreshed, made-over model of the popular crossover SUV, Mercedes-Benz GLA. The GLA was already an impressive and powerful vehicle. However, with its new design and engine updates the 2018 GLA is...

Published:Sunday | August 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The 1968 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow is the epitome of British elegance and was the height of extravagance in its time. It was seen by many as a symbol of prestige and wealth and was one of the first owner-driven vehicles within the United Kingdom....

Published:Sunday | August 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

"Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation and a pinch ofcreativity."- Bo BennettCorey 'Taz' Walters, (nicknamed after the Tazmanian Devil cartoon character) is a man of many hats. This mechanical engineer, race car fabricator and...

Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

On Monday, August 7, history was made at the Jamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC) Total Lubricants Independence of Speed, held at Dover Raceway in St Ann. Fans saw for the first time the face-off between David Summerbell Jr's Radical SR8 and Kyle Gregg'...

Published:Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

For those with a need for speed, the heart-stopping turns, gracious purr of the engine and the pleasure that comes with flooring the gas pedal are part of the excitement of being on the race track in one of Peter 'Zoom Zoom' Rae's go-karts at the...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 12:39 AMLatara Boodie

​Motorcycle trainer, epic stunt coordinator and militant biker, describe Sergeant Uzander McFarlane. McFarlane is currently part of the police Transport Management and Maintenance Division and is the go-to man for learning how to ride a bike...

Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

When you think of a dream car, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Toyota has taken this concept and allowed children to let their imagination run free in one of the world's largest global art contests. Children are allowed to imagine,...

Published:Sunday | June 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The classic MG Midget was first developed from the Morris Minor in the 1920s. This resulted in the creation of a very affordable two-seater with sporting capabilities, which triggered the dynasty of Midgets. The Midget series placed MG on the map as...

Published:Sunday | June 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

On May 24, Audi Jamaica presented the 2018 Audi Q5 luxury SUV. The Q5 was reimagined and redesigned from the inside out and offers an entirely new experience from its predecessor for both the driver and passengers. "With the new Q5, we are setting...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

On May 19, 2017 the ATL Automotive Group unveiled the new BMW 5 Series on the lawns of the UWI Mona Visitors' Lodge and Conference Centre. The sleek, muscular design of the 5 Series retains the essence of its predecessors while displaying innovative...

Published:Monday | May 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Jamaica's computer appliance and software retailer, Royale Computers, held their conference on 'Solutions for Today's Cyber Breaches' on May 17, 2017, in the Venetian Room at the Terra Nova Hotel.Over the last seven years, Royale Computers has...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Whenever starting something new, begin as if you know nothing at all. The preconceptions we usually have when embarking on a new experience often stunt growth, create false....

Published:Sunday | April 23, 2017 | 12:02 AMLatara Boodie

In 1999, the dream of a young and curious Stuart DuQuesnay came to life under a mango tree in the backyard of his parents' house.What started off as a hobby which entailed pulling things apart to see how they worked, blossomed into Supreme Audio and...

Published:Sunday | April 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Taking a step towards a goal can be a terrifying and challenging decision. It can require leaving one's comfort zone and delving into the unknown. Sounds dreadful doesn't it?While others often shy away from this challenge, 14-year-old Justin Sirgany...

Published:Sunday | April 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The premier of Fast & Furious 8 on April 13 was hosted by Adrenaline Power at Carib 5. Adrenaline Power in association with Audi, GasPro and Pepsi Jamaica made it their...

Published:Sunday | April 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Dereck Johnson turned a trick into a trade which became a worthwhile multimillion-dollar investment. The founder of Superior Parts did not always plan to enter the business world. In fact, he had been leaning towards carpentry as his career choice...

Published:Sunday | March 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The Automobile Dealers Association of Jamaica launched its very first Kingston edition of the ADA AutoCircuit at the Valencia, Spanish Court Hotel (Worthington), on March 2nd, 2017. The event was hosted by media personality Terri Karelle Reid, who...

Published:Sunday | February 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

A time capsule warped with 21st-century ingenuity is the perfect description of the Chevrolet 1947, Thrift Master 3100. Owned by businessman Dean Shaw, this vintage pickup truck serves as a dose of nostalgia and the perfect vehicle for very heavy...

Published:Sunday | February 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Awarded the "European Car of the Century" in 1999, the Mini Cooper is by far one of the finest illustrations of inventiveness by 20th century automotive engineering. Produced by British Motor Corporation, Mini is deemed the small car icon of the...

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