More cars in Ramadan buying spotlight

The recent months saw the introduction of a few interesting saloons in the market, with an evolving sense of artistic maturity display from all quarters. Here are five – four saloons and one coupe to be exact. Midsize sedan: Renault Talisman Just as Koleos made waves in the Crossover segment, …

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8.8/10

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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8.8/10

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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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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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8.6/10

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2016 Honda Civic RS Review: Black gloss and a turbocharger

Sorry Omar. They don’t sell the Civic Type-R here anymore. But this could be your box of tissues Omar… The new Honda Civic RS. The Civic RS sure looks the part. If the Honda Civic exterior is ‘uplifted’, the RS turns it into a ‘celebration’. But you might actually think, …

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8.3/10

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Honda Civic Review 2016: Chisels, hammers and sunglasses

The tale of the new Honda Civic is one of convenience and appeal more than anything else. Its design is a prelude to the sea change in the model itself with three grades, and two new engines. The larger engine isn’t the most powerful but it’s my choice for the …

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8.6/10

Mercedes E Class 2017 Review: Say ‘S’ to E

The Mercedes E Class in its tenth generation seems to deserve the summary, ‘the S-class alternative’ even as it clearly sets the difference between boxy and sexy. The Design In the past couple of years, Mercedes models have seen a collective design uplift like they haven’t done in the past …

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8.5/10

Audi A4 2016 review: Technically new

If you have ever been impressed by the way an Audi A4 looks, you will still be. If you’ve admired the practicality of its cabin, now you may appreciate how awesome practical can get. Starting with new engines and a brand new transmission, the Audi A4 defines its existence – …

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8.0/10

Geely Emgrand GT Review: Gatecrasher’s Ticket

There are more reasons than what meet the eye to take the Geely Emgrand GT more seriously than all the fireworks in China town. Much of the safety and technology of the Emgrand GT is undersigned by Volvo, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Geely. As announced during the …

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Volvo S60 Polestar Review: A rebel in blue

A Volvo painted like a Bugatti just cannot be silly business. Sitting like an ice mint in rebel blue, the S60 Polestar brought me memories of the Polestar concept that I had the good fortune of seeing in action on the Dubai Autodrome tracks, the only time it went around …

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