Hyundai Santa Fe Review: One wholesome package

Amidst a flurry of fast cars and limo-sized luxury, it took me a while to warm up to my calling of sharing with the family men in the world, the merits and maladies of a substantially uplifted family SUV from Hyundai. Well I finally did, and it would leave me …

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Subaru Legacy GT Review: In a class of its own

Subaru Legacy GT was the first ever Review on drivemeonline.com. More than 20 months later, much remains the same and that includes the season’s price. However, there is a remarkable uplift inside the cabin. UPSIDE: Great value in the sports sedan segment, All wheel drive, Sport mode driving, Class-leading spaciousness …

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DriveME desk: Making it worth the wait…

Who put the Road Test notes in the refrigerator? Why does the Voice Recorder go mute when connected via Blue Tooth? Why isn’t there an automatic signal reader that translates thoughts into flawlessly crafted reviews? Why do you click 246 images when all you need is a dozen? Why do …

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Volvo V40 hits GCC markets with unmatched safety

Last Wednesday, if a Golf lover – the game and not the car mind you – enjoying a lovely game at the Emirates Golf Club would have taken an unusually long swing, he would have hit a nice looking Volvo V40 displayed in front of the Royal Majlis. Anyway, the …

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LED lights can save fuel and Audi gets certified

The European Commission is now certifying the LED headlights technology for their energy efficiency and Audi is the first to bag a certification. If you thought headlights merely lit up the way, here is a revelation. Conventional halogen units consume over 135 watts of power in their low-beam headlight mode …

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DriveME NewsTrack Early April: F1 tickets, new Arabian Automobiles showroom, Porsche GT3 champion

Arabian Autobiles open in Sharjah Arabian Automobiles opened the AED 150 million facility on the 7th of April in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qassimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah. The facility is the largest in its network. Located on Mohammed …

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Mazda CX 5 Review: Right considerations

The CX-5 is the first of the new generation Mazda vehicles to incorporate their new KODO Soul of Motion design language and SKYACTIV technology. Apparently, the concept takes design cues from abstractions like ‘wings in flight’ and ‘the stare of a cheetah’. Pretty deep, so we’d rather stick to the …

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Toyota RAV 4 2013 Review: The weekender

Stepping behind the wheel of the new RAV-4, I hit 0 – 100 in 4 minutes. Woah! Did I make a mistake or what’s so great about that one? Well… When I slip into a test car for the first time, usually, I give the both of us time to …

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Nissan Sentra Review 2013: Stretch your legs and budget

Stretch in the rear seat of the Nissan Sentra and you will know why I call it the ‘limousine among compact sedans’. Roughly the same size as a Toyota Corolla or a Honda Civic, a bit longer in fact – the Nissan Sentra digs up space from nowhere, be it …

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Volkswagen CC 2012 Review: More premium. More value.

Memories of a long drive last year in the Passat CC, or simply the CC as the rear badge declared, still remain as sharp as its handling, when I find myself at the wheel of yet another of its kind. The CC has undergone some significant cosmetic changes in these …

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