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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 19 November 2018

Best custom cars at first Street Meet Abu Dhabi – in pictures

More than 300 vehicles hit the inaugural event at the City Golf Club

There was a riot of automotive colour and sound at Abu Dhabi City Golf Club this weekend as the inaugural Street Meet event attracted hundreds of modified cars.

More than 300 custom vehicles invaded the lawns and car parks for the first motor event at the capital city venue.

The Street Meet 2018 champion was Jason Brown with his Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG, along with a host of other imaginative four-wheeled wonders – competitors travelled from as far as 400 kilometres away to take part.

Although this was the first official Street Meet, an ad hoc event on Yas Island in February run by organisers Glenn Navarro and Zingiber Umali attracted a similar number of cars.

As well as its petrol-powered attractions, the first Street Meet proper featured music, food and a host of car-accessory companies.

"Seeing the crowd and competitors enjoying the show was the best feeling," Navarro said. "For a competitor to travel 400 kilometres just to be at Street Meet gave me a feeling of overwhelming pride."

More Street Meet events are planned for later in the year. For more details when events are confirmed, visit www.instagram.com/streetmeetauh

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