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BMW overtakes Mercedes as VW falters in Interbrand Rankings

Usually, the Interbrand rankings are quite predictable and there are no earthshattering changes in the top automotive brands featured in the 100 top global brands. This time it is different. In fact, there are some interesting changes, though not altogether unpredictable. The three headline-worthy news are: Mercedes has been pushed …

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Lexus LX 570 First Drive: Villa 570

Outside the high walls of a luxury bungalow, somewhere in the Jumeirah district, a board announced ‘Villa 570’ for journalists seeking the launchpad of the new Lexus SUV. Inside, amidst merry musicians and classic fare, a line of Lexus LX 2016 were awaiting their first drive. The new Lexus LX …

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Toyota Land Cruiser 2016: First impression

The Land Cruiser is fresh and new; here in time for the greater outdoor season. The legendary dune basher that boasts Toyota reliability is keeping pace with time through a brand new 8-speed transmission, a wireless charging pad, a highly practical interior configuration that Toyota calls a ‘life control layout’ …

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New Jaguar XF launched in six trims

On Thursday evening, sighs gathered as clouds above the Meydan hotel. The anticipation of the new XF had been growing large even before the XE stole the limelight. The Jaguar XE brought back many to the JLR fold and it did something else too – the lauded design stoked the …

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Search Ferrari to find a free Harley!

Hey DriveMates! I just got a Harley-Davidson Rocker headphones worth AED 599 and I am giving it away. So, let’s have some fun. Fun with a capital F, and small f too! All you have to do is find how many times the letter ‘f’ features in my Ferrari FF …

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The Ferrari FF: Family or Ferrari first?

FF, in Maranello speak, stands for Four Seat or Four Wheel Drive. To me, it simply stands for the Family Ferrari because this is the only Fezza which can actually make space for a family of four. The Drive The FF isn’t a meek family carrier. While many of the …

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Dubai parties on Patrol NISMO world premiere

When I we walked into Pacha Ibiza in Madinat Jumeirah, I should have guessed. The party lights, the white stage and the turntable counting down the thunder ought to have told me. What was the secret those telltale blue and red concoctions in test tubes and lab-like containers packed with …

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DriveME NewsTrack early October 2015

Two IREDI Infiniti Centres open in Abu Dhabi The Landmark tower is now a landmark for car buyers too. One of the tallest buildings on the Corniche of Abu Dhabi is now home to a new IREDI Infiniti Centre, one of the two that were opened last week. Besides this …

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All new Nissan Maxima 2016: First Drive

Making a comeback isn’t easy. Even if you are a legend, whose ferocious nail-marks are still gleaming on these desert highways… Only an all-encompassing change can mend the gap of a dull decade and move the minds that have witnessed the emergence of an entire category that melds power and …

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EVENT WATCH: TICKETS ON SALE!

Gulf Bike Week 2015 with Autodrome Track sessions Book now and save on tickets for one of the coolest bike shows in the UAE. For those of you who think the vroom is the hardest of hard rock and the track is as good as the turntable, Gulf Bike Week …

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