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PHOTOS: Dubai’s women only Supercar club

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These are some of the women who make up Dubai’s first all-female supercar club – under the banner of the Arabian Gazelles.

Some 80 women from 17 nations are part of the high-octane group, who have become well-known for posting pictures of their luxury vehicles.

Photos show them sitting at the wheel in an incredible array of fast cars with makes including Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Rolls Royce and Bentley.

The club motto is ‘Life is too short to drive boring cars’.

These are the trailblazing women who make up Dubai's first all-female supercar club - under the banner of the Arabian Gazelles. A club member poses in front of a McLaren 650s

A club member poses in front of a McLaren 650s

Some 80 women from 17 nations are part of the high-octane group, who have become well-known for posting pictures of their luxury vehicles online. A club member is pictured sitting in a white Lamborghini

A club member is pictured sitting in a white Lamborghini

The high-octane club prides itself on its knowledge of fast cars and accepts members who can prove themselves to be aficionados. Pictured: A club member sitting in a Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe

Alex Hirschi, a member of the Gazelles who drives under the alias of Supercar Blondie, told Forbes that anyone hoping to join had to be a supercar fanatic.

She said: ‘To join the club, one has to be a supercar aficionado, and not merely a poser.

‘She has to drive and own a supercar such as Porsche, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Rolls Royce, Bentley, Mercedes-AMG GT Coupé, McLaren, Aston Martin, Maserati, Bugatti.

‘I also included luxury SUVs Bentayga and the G-Wagon.’

Changes are afoot in the region with Saudi Arabia allowing women to drive from Sunday, ending the world's only ban on female motorists. Pictured: A woman standing by a cream Rolls Royce Wraithe in another glamorous image

Need for speed: A club member sits at the wheel of a Ferrari 458 in another glamorous photo from the Arabian Gazelles' Instagram page

A club member sits at the wheel of a Ferrari 458

Members of the group insist that luxury supercars should not just be confined to men. Pictured is a member standing at the driver's side door of a Rolls Royce at the Dubai Autodrome

This woman posted a picture of her in a driving suit preparing to put a helmet on along with the caption 'doing what I love'

This woman posted a picture of her in a driving suit preparing to put a helmet on along with the caption ‘doing what I love’

The Gazelles have a popular ­Instagram account which features a huge number of photos and clips showcasing their love of motorcars.

Founder Hanan Mazouzi Sobati said she and her fellow Gazelles ‘refuse to sit pretty on passenger seats or cheerlead from the pit’.

She said she had loved supercars since she was a girl and describes the death of Brazil’s Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna as ‘one of the worst days of my life.’

Among her collection are a Rolls Royce Drophead Phantom and a Morgan Aero Supersport, CNN reports.

She said: ‘We are supercar enthusiasts and bonafide drivers who share the same passion and rush behind the wheel as men do.’

Founder Hanan Mazouzi Sobati said she and her fellow Gazelles 'refuse to sit pretty on passenger seats or cheerlead from the pit'. This member is pictured at the wheel of a Rolls Royce

A club member prepares to climb into her Aston Martin in another glamorous picture from the Arabian Gazelles Instagram page

One post on the Arabian Gazelles Instagram page says that this member has 'finally bought herself a new Maserati'

One post on the Arabian Gazelles Instagram page says that this member has ‘finally bought herself a new Maserati’

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