8.3/10

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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Switch on Tesla: Model S and Model X are now in the UAE

At a venue that discussed sustainability of the nation and what’s good for the earth, Tesla made its verbal entry into UAE, later to take centre stage at the celebratory event at Armani hotel. Finally Tesla is here, officially. I have seen a few Tesla models in UAE, brought in …

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A New Year editorial in February

A new year begins when the new officially happens. There is so much happening around my desk and on the road that even this hello had to wait! So, you might ask me, “so what’s new?” and I would say, “You will know.” What I can only tell you is …

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I bought a BMW with what I saved in a year of not smoking

That title is not click bait. Much as it might seem a false claim or a tall one, it is the truth that I proudly share. Stuff that I hope to inspire you with, if you are a smoker. And encouragement I hope you will pass around, if you are …

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Bentley Continental Supersports is back with a bang

Bentley has launched what is, till date, its fastest and most powerful production model – the third iteration in the Supersports legacy. A top speed of 336 km/h (209 mph) and a 0-100 kmph time of 3.5 seconds (0-60 mph in 3.4 seconds) are hello facts for what Crewe calls the …

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8.5/10

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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New Lamborghini Aventador S: Firing from four corners

The next generation of the viciously elegantly aggressively graceful Aventador has been revealed with a naturally aspirated V12 engine now giving out 40 horsepower more. The new model has a top speed of 350 kmph and can stretch out to 100 kmph speeds in 2.9 seconds from standstill. The Aventador …

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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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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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