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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8.4/10

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2016 Maserati Quattroporte V8 GTS: Silk ties with Zegna

Update: The 2017 Maserati Quattroporte with a mid-life refresh was revealed at the Paris Motor Show a few weeks ago. And the word is that, the last Italian vanguard of purist driving has given in to the inevitable assault of driver assistance packages preferred by lesser mortals! But that hasn’t …

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2017 F1 car and 2016 F1 finals: What the gurus think

A fortnight after the Formula 1 Grand Prix concluded, I’m listening to the echoes from The Circuit on who deserved to win the 2016 driver’s championship; was Mercedes really apprehensive about duelling that potentially destroyed teams; and how the new Formula 1 design could be a headache for drivers, even …

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8.7/10

Bentley Mulsanne Speed review: 18 feet, 8 heads and it roars…

Spitting fire from its oval exhausts and spinning 1100 Nm, the king of torque is an obvious title for the Bentley Mulsanne Speed. What made Bentley create a leviathan with such formidable power is the first question that pops up. Does the fastest Bentley make for an enjoyable drive is the next. UPSIDE: …

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9.0/10

Ferrari 488 GTB Review: Ferrari with a twist

While Maranello has held out as the last bastion for the hard-core fans of naturally aspirated engines, its donjons have lowered their guard from time to time, only to raise the flag of performance. The 1984 Ferrari 288 GTO and the F40 have gone down in history as the fastest …

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Rolls-Royce Black Badge: Driven and drooled over

Phantom. Silver Seraph. Ghost. Wraith. Starting with their names, there is a dark mystique that shrouds the Rolls-Royce motorcars, just as the impenetrable lives of their super-rich owners. If power and luxury had a colour, what else could it then be, but black? And if Drivemeonline were to celebrate the …

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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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Top picks from Paris

Paris Motor Show is believed by many to be the largest in the world. With just four days remaining, here is a sum up of the best of show, especially focusing on the ones that we can expect to see on our roads. Audi highlights sport and style Audi Q5 …

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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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The all-new Ford ‘Cutting’ Edge 2016: Overview

The Ford Edge has been rebuilt with a more athletic shape, more faces to the frontal polygon and two totally new Ecoboost® engines under its hood. ‘The all-new Ford Edge offers a fantastic driving experience, but the key thing that sets it apart from its competition is its technology.” says …

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