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Drivemeonline enters the 500 Club. Time for ‘fiverks’!

We just zipped past the milestone of 500 posts – leaving many bad puns and some great drives behind. Thinking of it, can you call 500 posts in 5 years (and three and a half months) ‘zipping’? Cruising is more like it. Doesn’t matter, really! As they say in track …

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Buckle up for Top Gear and a ride with The Stig

Top Gear series 23 and half a dozen packs prior to that is now available in the Middle East on STARZ Play. Instead of handing us the remote and popcorn, STARZ Play takes us on an outing – on the Yas Marina Tracks with Top Gear hosts Chris Harris and The …

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Enjoy driving abroad but watch out for these

If you are travelling this season, trying a different car is among your best reasons to rent a car. It is still summer; people are still hopping up and down on short breaks or still hanging on to their annual vacation. The holiday moon is about to shine again for …

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Fun and learning from the Formula E finale

In this goodbye feature to 2016 Formula E, I’m squeezing the last drops of fun, learning and interesting facts out of the backstage talks that followed the final race of Formula E, earlier this month. Content and image courtesy: CNN Supercharged Sebastien Buemi is the new Formula E world champion …

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For safer roads in Ramadan and beyond

In the first 15 days of Ramadan, the Command & Control Centre of Police recorded 7273 traffic accidents, of which 26 were of serious nature. With the peak of summer coinciding with the month of Ramadan, responsible automotive and tyre companies have been leading the campaign for safety with free …

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One new parking rule you can’t afford to forget

As I inserted first of my four ‘hard-earned’ coins (exchanged from a reluctant storekeeper) into the sun-drenched parking meter, an elderly man waved at me from a distance, as though to dissuade me from completing my action. Confused, I waited till he came closer. Happy to save my money from …

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IDENTIFY WHAT THEY HAVE IN COMMON AND WIN!

There is something common between the white Bentley and the black car in the background. CLUE: It’s in the name and of course, the similarity stops right there! You get 5 days to name the black car AND what the two have in common. Contest closes on Monday, 2nd of May at 11:00 pm GST. Fill in …

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Two supercars and high tea, reviving English tradition

The breeze from the Creek had to climb high walls to get a glimpse of the glory of British motoring, spread out on those manicured lawns. The historic crests and proud grilles of Morgan, Caterham, Morris Garages, Alvis, Lotus and even an E-Type gleamed in the highlights of the evening. …

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All is new, including world’s first one minute drive reviews

Four months to turning five. It’s that time in the lifecycle of anything automotive when a refreshed design is contemplated, efficiency is revisited and a turbocharger claims ideological supremacy over the natural heir to motor-dom. It is the time when marketing overrules engineering’s insistence that a brighter LED panel and …

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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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