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Land Rover Defender 110: The 20 inch edge

The Defender 110, or Land Rover One Ten as it was called in 1983, came one year before the 90 did. The numbers marked the length of the wheelbase in inches. The name Defender was heralded by the entry of the Discovery by the turn of the decade. So much …

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New Hilux retains high ground with diesel

The 8th generation HiLux is available with 2.0L and 2.7L petrol engines and an all-new 2.4L diesel, all equipped with a new 6-speed transmission. The all-new Hilux begins at AED 68,500 and presents itself in 14 variants, some of which are expected to appeal to our Tundra-deprived market for tough …

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Land Rover Defender 90: The original thrill

I just did the unthinkable. I spent a weekend reviewing a car without describing bends and corners, testing the top speed or even bothering with its 0-100 capability. Because none of these makes the Defender 90 stand out. Instead I was imagining things inside the original Land Rover. That I …

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123 cars and 4 years… celebration is in order!

Sometime earlier this month, another year passed since Drivemeonline went online. It switched off its lights and silently rolled past this page. No crackers nor resounding vrooms! Horribly unfair to the community and the passion that drives us all, just at a time when drivemeonline.com crossed another milestone (apart from …

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A ride with diamond eyes: The first Arab supercar

It doesn’t claim a pedigree, heritage or pre-eminence. Instead, the success of the hypercar from W Motors resides in being seen as a meaningful acquisition for a few superfluous millions. CNN Style shares the inside story of the Arab world’s first supercar, exclusively with Drivemeonline. Asking the top speed of …

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What does the new fuel prices mean to UAE?

It’s the 28th of July. As announced earlier, the deregulated fuel prices have made their first appearance today. As they will continue to do on the 28th of every month. Each set of prices are valid for a whole month, till the next announcement. The prices for August are in …

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Mercedes C Class 2015 Review: Double affirmative

Even before Mercedes introduced the new generation of C Class, touted as the BMW beater, my opinion was rather high of the C Class drive I enjoyed in 2012. But then you could argue it was an AMG tweaked 3.5 litre engine. As it happens, this time, I am armed …

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Ramadan in Summer: Exercise double the caution

It’s a hot mid-summer. It is the longest fasting days in 36 years. Now, that calls for additional caution when you are on the road this Ramadan. Both in driver alertness as well as vehicle safety – especially tyres. The peak traffic hours also have shifted due to the shift …

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Shopping for the best car deal this Ramadan

Car buyers traditionally look forward to the generosity of car dealers during the season of Ramadan. This year, the offers started flowing in early. The lowered prices and big offers were attributed to a drop in the Euro values (despite the fact that most of Dubai dealers write cheques in …

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Lexus GX 460 review: Comfort in a box

Once upon a time, when the price of the Prado hadn’t yet climbed higher than the highest dune it ever climbed, a friend of mine bought one. He justified his choice as something close to the Land Cruiser with a price that was nowhere close. Yet, as I later found …

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