Honda Accord 3.5 L and 2.4 L Review: Striking Accord

Red is a brilliant choice – to turn heads and to drive in a point. Mazda convincingly did that a couple of years ago with its midsize sedan. Now, the Honda Accord was doing an encore on me, with this Special Edition Honda Accord 3.5L V6 Sport in signature San …

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Audi Q2 First Drive: Fun Key!

As the plane descended into Bahrain International Airport, I could see the overhang of dust clouds like a blanket over the cold, wet tarmac. Just half an hour later, as my cab drove alongside the airport fences, I could hardly see an aircraft through the thick wall of dust. Even …

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Nissan Kicks Review: Urban crossroads

Nine months after its launch during the Brazil Olympics, Nissan Kicks is in the GCC to champion the urban crossover concept. It has landed the prime space so far occupied by two key models in the Nissan array – the Juke and the Tiida. Agreed, the funky hunchback crossover will …

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Geely Emgrand GT V6: Powerful entry!

The Geely Emgrand GT amazed early gold-diggers with astounding value, and with how little they had to dig for it! Now, to those who were shameless enough to wish for even more, Geely has said a big yes with a V6 engine and ingots of luxury! THE SPECS: 3.5L V6, …

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2016 Bentley Continental GT Review: V8 and V8S

I love writing about Bentley’s Sport Coupe year after year. Not because there is plenty new to write about – in fact the changes are usually a precious few – but because it is the perfect excuse that I get once a year to drive this absolutely splendid machine. Even …

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2016 Volkswagen Passat Review: Chrome accent

2016 was the year of two Passats. Now, how is that? One was the uplifted design introduced in 2016 and the other, the outgoing model, which again, was a produce of 2016. The best way to tell the difference was to go on a side-by-side ride, especially with people who …

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Opel Astra 2015 Review: I know why it was on TopGear

The opportunity for a test comes by when my car goes into its rare mode of ‘repair needed’. This time, it was a ‘long-term’ test as a part wasn’t to arrive until a month later and thankfully, they didn’t have the heart to take the substitute back! Now, it would …

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Aston Martin Rapide S 2017: Added touches

Zero has no weight alone. But six zeros are too compelling and almost irrefutable. Which is why I admire the owners of the Aston Martin Rapide S even more than I admire the car. They are the embodiment of purity and restraint when it comes to driving pleasure and wanton desire, respectively.  …

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Mercedes V-Class First Drive: V for family!

The MPV from Mercedes has been rechristened as the V-Class, just taking the bit most families would need from an SUV in the real world. Is this right for your family? A long drive with some driving around cones is just as good a way to find out, as any …

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The Ferrari 488 Spider Experience

It’s a pleasure to watch the red horse trotting along Jumeirah beach, pausing at signals or parking itself by the little malls for admiring eyes to feast on. Those strolling along The Walk at JBR could find their walk worthwhile if they get a fill of a Ferrari moving at …

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