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New York Auto Show spotlight: 2016 Nissan Maxima eighth gen

The biggest news from Nissan stables this quarter should be the reveal of the eighth generation Maxima. The 2016 model made its debut at the New York International Auto Show. Positioned as the “4-Door Sports Car”, the new Maxima features a 300-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 and new lighter, yet more rigid …

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All new Range Rover Sport Review: Wading deep

When the Range Rover was launched in its fourth avatar, Drivemeonline  was among the first fortunate reviewers to have a go in it, on UAE turf. Chatting up with a fellow editor months later, I was still beaming from the supercharged half a million drive. My good friend sagaciously, and …

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Jeremy Clarkson fired for the wrong reason

A show is bigger than the sum total of its stars. Jeremy Clarkson wouldn’t agree. Until yesterday, at least. And he would be pardoned for believing otherwise, for the whole show itself was raised on this myth of infallible egos and irreverent attitudes, over the Clarksonian decades. The big man can’t …

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Infiniti Q50S Hybrid review: Volunteers wanted

Before winding up the drive and handing over the keys of the third Infiniti Q50 variant I happened to be driving, I looked at the fuel efficiency marker. 9 km per litre. For a 3.5 L engine driving a car from 0 to 100 kmph in well under six seconds, …

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DriveME NewsTrack Mid March 2015

World Cup challenge moves from snow to sand for Vladimir The operative climates of the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies vary dramatically during the season, as Russian driver Vladimir Vasilyev will tell you. On his way to defending his title in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge POWERED by …

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Maserati reveals Quattroporte Zegna edition and the art of ambition

As the evening progressed, the people around me increased in numbers, the ethereal gleam of the cars in the spotlight looked even more enchanting, a few more distinguished hands made an impression on Fabrizio’s digital Canon sensors and many more crumpled Venchi chocolate wrappers gathered on my table like resting …

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See the world’s best classic cars in Downtown Dubai

The Jaguar E type, the cat that has more media lives than the celebrated F type itself, an Aston Martin whose badge actually starts with David Brown, the Mercedes called Pagoda, a Lincoln Continental sprawled out like a beached whale, an Auburn from the early nineteens, a Jeep Grand Wagoneer …

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Centennial vs Genesis: Which car should you buy?

The Centennial and the Genesis have a special place in Hyundai’s heart – as well as at the heart of its showroom. Their privileged owners enjoy a care package that could leave customers of German premium cars envious. It’s a cliché to suggest that Centennial is for corporate use and …

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Infiniti Q50 2.0 t Review: Heir to the G sedan?

Market research should be banned – especially when it drives all other types of research. ‘Softer, Sharper, Smoother’ seems to be the mandate for the Q50 from the marketing gurus at the Infiniti HQ. Where, from a brainstorming room lit up with bright ideas, someone threw the old blueprints of …

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DriveME NewsTrack Mid March 2015

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge flags off on 27th March Nissan Middle East and the Automobile and Touring Club of the UAE have announced a new 3 year partnership agreement to support the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge. Samir Cherfan, Managing Director, Nissan Middle East and Mohammed Ben Sulayem, President of the …

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