2014 Volkswagen Scirocco R Review: Blowing hot

The second in the fun rides that don’t cost a million is the Scirocco R. However, a price point in the 160 K range instantly places it in contention with the Mercedes A250 or the Volvo V40 and way ahead of the sporty promise of the GTI. For drivers who …

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Ford Focus ST 2014 Review: Family track day

Who says track-style power and driving pleasure has to first crash through the bank? DriveME brings you two great options back to back, that respects your need for speed as they do your hard-earned dirhams! If you want to enjoy track style driving without having to tie your family to …

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Nissan X-Trail 2015 review: Carriage of convenience

When Qashqai vanishes from the market map of this region next year, it could be some time before that gets noticed. The all-new Nissan X-Trail is designed to cover up for the Qashqai as well. It even masquerades as several other Nissans too in bits, including the Murano and the …

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Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Review: A manual purist’s automatic nirvana

Aston Martin is a very different car. The V12 Vantage S is a very different Aston Martin. This car loves drama, and pausing for effect. The drama comes largely from the fact that Aston Martin’s smallest car is equipped with its most powerful V12 engine. The drama growls in your …

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2015 F-Type V6 Convertible Review Notes

I couldn’t be blamed if I thought I were seeing things. I could easily have been delirious after spending the weekend in a Jaguar F-Type V8 S.  Now, I was waiting for the V6 to turn up after dropping back the Supercharged V8. And rolling into the parking lobby was …

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Jaguar F-Type Convertible 2015 Review: Kitty Kitty Bang Bang

The Jaguar F-Type is one of those cars that stun you at first glance. It gives people who have ever considered buying a sports car in their lives an affirmative response that they certainly should. UPSIDE – Powerful and playful, Stunning design, Terrific sport mode, Thrilling sound effects, Excellent music …

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Audi RS4 Avant 2014 Review: What’s in a badge?

In the grander scheme of things within the Audi family, the RS4 is the odd one out. While the S6, S8, the RS6 and RS7 gets the 4.0 L bi-turbo V8, the boastfully booming fuel-efficient engine, the RS4 uses the 4.2 L Quattro V8 to drive its metal – the …

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Audi RS7 2014 review: Sportin’ a pin-striped suit

Taking off from where we left the Audi RS6, there is not much of a difference between the RS7 and its estate edition. At the heart of it, and even in the façade – if you overlook the aluminium strips that frame the air dams – both shone with a …

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Audi RS6 2014 Avant Review: The sixth estate

Who would want to buy a station wagon that weighs two tonnes and spills over your parking in this part of the world? Not because it could come in handy when you’re moving homes; or because it looks cool in red, burning red. Maybe because you want to swing it …

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Mercedes SLK55 AMG Review: The bridge from Affalterbach

The last time I met the SLK, it was trying hard to look muscular between its sharply sculpted lines.It handled well enough, but there was something that did not quite push it into the league of sports cars that parked themselves in your bucket list. But six years later, as …

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