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Maserati Quattroporte S First Drive: Six-pack sizzles

Thursday morning surfaced with a couple of firsts. One, my first ever helicopter ride and two, the first time anyone had tested the Quattroporte S on UAE roads. The adventure had an unforgettable quality right from the start as we set out on a coast-to-coast drive of the new Masearti …

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Honda Accord 2013 Review: Still looking good

UPSIDE: Right camera for overtaking view, Family friendly ride and spacing, Refreshed design, Unexpected element of fun FLIPSIDE: Meagre cabin controls, Thirsty fuel figures for the V6, Somewhat lacks in grip and feedback PRICE: 2.4 L engine from AED 95,000 onwards / 3.5 L engine from AED 134,000 and 140,000 …

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All-new Nissan Tiida launched – Fans meet long-awaited bliss!

On September 18th, Nissan will create a special “Tiida Moment” with a unique launch event to be held simultaneously in multiple locations across the region. The Tiida fans who scowled when Nissan introduced the Sentra can smile again. The Sentra belonged to a completely different segment that it almost dominates …

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Bentley Flying Spur launched in the Middle East

The ballroom in JW Marriott Marquis was a large one. Until the 12th of September. If you would blink twice when you hear the number of millionaires in the UAE, you would have forgotten to blink if you saw the crowd at the launch of the new Bentley Flying Spur. …

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Post-vacation. Or vacation posts.

For those who have bothered to wonder about a month-long silence on these pages– after all, wheels have been turning as fast and feverishly as ever in the motoring world… So, what took my tiny blip off the radar for the longest time in the brief history of drivemeonline.com? If …

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DriveME NewsTrack early August

Leafy Landmark for Nissan Renault Nissan Leaf has indeed initiated a new chapter in hybrid motoring. Last month, the Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold its 100,000th zero-emission car. They have covered approximately 841 million zero-emission kilometers – enough to circle the earth more than 20,000 times! Renault and Nissan have together …

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Lexus LS 2014 Review: Business class cocktail

In a segment marked by ego massages and megalomania, the Lexus LS offers a powerful 4.6 L engine, dramatic comfort features and handling skills surprisingly agile for a 2.4 tonne leviathan. The engine is unchanged but there is a lot more refinement in the cabin, and the stylishly aggressive LS …

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Infiniti G37 and G25 Review: A sports car doesn’t need a sports button

The Infiniti G sedan makes no pretensions. Its intentions are pretty clear in those exhaust notes that crackle like a pot of boiling water when driving up ramps or tunnels. Spiraling down a flyover or challenging a narrowing curve, the rear wheel drive sedan allows you the feeling that you …

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Volvo XC 70 Polestar: Romancing a station wagon

The first time I came across the term Station Wagon was in a Hardy Boys flick. At that time, it came across as something inherently unromantic and unadventurous that I couldn’t help wonder how could these flambouyant teenage detective blokes be driving around something as functional as that. We didn’t …

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DriveME decodes the secret of nomenclature in premium cars

So, the sedans of Infiniti will now be called Q and the SUVs will bear the tag QX. Simple enough for those who aren’t the brightest in taxonomy and still believe that Homo sapiens is a gay rights group in Europe. But, are things as simple as they seem or …

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