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123 cars and 4 years… celebration is in order!

Sometime earlier this month, another year passed since Drivemeonline went online. It switched off its lights and silently rolled past this page. No crackers nor resounding vrooms! Horribly unfair to the community and the passion that drives us all, just at a time when drivemeonline.com crossed another milestone (apart from …

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A ride with diamond eyes: The first Arab supercar

It doesn’t claim a pedigree, heritage or pre-eminence. Instead, the success of the hypercar from W Motors resides in being seen as a meaningful acquisition for a few superfluous millions. CNN Style shares the inside story of the Arab world’s first supercar, exclusively with Drivemeonline. Asking the top speed of …

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What does the new fuel prices mean to UAE?

It’s the 28th of July. As announced earlier, the deregulated fuel prices have made their first appearance today. As they will continue to do on the 28th of every month. Each set of prices are valid for a whole month, till the next announcement. The prices for August are in …

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Ramadan in Summer: Exercise double the caution

It’s a hot mid-summer. It is the longest fasting days in 36 years. Now, that calls for additional caution when you are on the road this Ramadan. Both in driver alertness as well as vehicle safety – especially tyres. The peak traffic hours also have shifted due to the shift …

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Shopping for the best car deal this Ramadan

Car buyers traditionally look forward to the generosity of car dealers during the season of Ramadan. This year, the offers started flowing in early. The lowered prices and big offers were attributed to a drop in the Euro values (despite the fact that most of Dubai dealers write cheques in …

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Ford helps moms steady their driving steps

Women could be good at multi-tasking. But they could be in need of some training when one of those tasks involves parking a car or driving it, or simply engaging the child seat. Ford turns America’s mother’s day into a life skills training for moms in Dubai. If you’ve ever …

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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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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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Geneva spotlight: the most intense Aston Martin ever

Only 100 enthusiasts will own it, and they get to be trained by a Le Mans winning expert. Aston Martin prepares its new 7.0 litre V12 supercar ready for the Geneva reveal, where the Vulcan expects to steal the thunder. One should always leave space for deeper sighs and breathless …

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Task of the week: Come to terms with two names

Back in college, while being introduced to pretty girls who could do a thing or two to your heartbeat, some of us would tremblingly wait for her to spell her name. For, those were the times when Dousy or Lousy were ‘names’ in our part of the town, as a …

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