Peugeot 208 Review: Finer points

The French claim to the fashion throne isn’t all hype. They do have the power to turn heads when something new steps out of a designer’s workshop, and if automobiles were to be an exception, a veritable canvas of art would be lost! Thankfully, the new Peugeot 208 has enough …

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Hyundai Genesis Coupe Review: The Family Sports Coupe

My last encounter with a sport coupe from Hyundai was brief, uneventful and very long ago. Either in size or in the size of the engine, this one wasn’t comparable. Whatever little was left of that memory was startled to scatter as the Hyundai Gensis Coupe came to life with …

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Mercedes ML 63 AMG Review: Rumble in the brains

Have you ever had the nightmare of being followed by a beastly growl, wherever you went? Even as you try to escape it in your powerful car, its menacing guttural sputter is close at your heels, haunting your ears, following you all over town… In a Mercedes ML 63 AMG, …

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All new Range Rover 2013 Review: Long live the King!

No. It wasn’t a gender goofed-up reference to the head of the monarchy, but to her chosen carriage for many decades. No less fascinating a legend than the monarchy itself, the Range Rover lineage now has a new heir in the all-new Range Rover 2014. Groomed at the ‘Royal College’ …

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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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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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