Ferrari GTC4Lusso Review: The Ferrari with a comfort mode

Spending a long weekend with a supercar, instead of the family, could be considered quite a self-centred act; and a car reviewer is no exception. In fact, it’s worse for the reviewer; because this is usually among the numbered occasions he gets to distract the world from noticing the wicked …

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Honda CR-V Review: Stretching standards, and legs

The compact crossover segment is a tricky one. It is where every contender is pushing the limit to outgrow the segment itself, while keeping the price grounded. It is where one-upmanship shows up in gadgetry borrowed from the executive segment and legroom seems to grow twice as fast as the …

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2018 Nissan Pathfinder review: Raised ground

From the hotel balcony, outlined in the sheer mist, I could see the Pathfinder elegantly showing off its improved lines and new V-motion grille to the photographers squatting and crouching around – poised on the hotel helipad at the circular end of a long stony ramp. Here was the first …

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Geely Emgrand X7 Sport: Looks like it’s got it!

The friendly guard at the check post had a crisp and business-like tone when he asked, “You have 4 wheel?” Entrusted with the duty of guarding the 3000 meters high Jebel Al Akhdar, he was clear about who would be granted the permission to make it back its tricky descent. …

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I wore a tyre around my wrist and it looked good!

Watches get me ticking if they are innovative, compelling and very, very good looking. So, when I got an invitation from Roger Dubuis, it initially came across as one of the perks of being an Editor who has something to do with wheels, whether they came with a chassis or …

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Ferrari 812 Superfast: Utter REVerence!

Waking up at unearthly hours to fly in early, driving over 300 km battling time and traffic; all to meet what could be the last of the 12 cylinder puritans to come out of Maranello. Wrapped in red satin, the present rested in the middle of the room. Yes, it’s …

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28 Aston Martins perform curtain raiser for new SUV

When it comes to adding some drama to visual splendour, Aston Martin knows how. After all, hasn’t it been part and parcel of numerous 007 tales of adventure and ardour? In a way only few automotive brands can, an Aston Martin can generate tonnes of visual torque even without moving …

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Geneva Gems 2017: Range Rover Velar

In the first 35 years of its life as a luxury SUV, Range Rover was content being a restricted-access chamber in the Land Rover mansion. Then came the Range Rover Sport in 2005, expanding the popularity, reach and urban capability of the luxury SUV. In six years, the family was …

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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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Where crazy skiers dare, Range Rover Sport sets a record

  The crazy things that men do; some of which are done in a Range Rover Sport! Like racing down the Inferno at break-neck speeds, on a course where only skiers dare… insane skiers! There is nothing about completing 14.9 km in 21 min and 36 seconds that is worth flicking …

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