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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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Nissan Maxima 2016 Review: Deciphering inscriptions

Like a promise sealed into molten plastic, a figure and four letters repose on the cold lamp shields of the Nissan Maxima. They are the guiding lights in developing the eighth generation Maxima, and more so in marketing it. This test drive is a mission to decode those letters and …

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Revisiting the Volkswagen CC 2015

The Porsche is for a guy going through a mid-life crisis? The Volkswagen CC is for a family going through it. You suddenly want to move into a sports car but there’s a whole family looking up like lost sheep. Well, that’s why there is the CC. SPECS: 3.6L V6, …

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All new Nissan Maxima 2016: First Drive

Making a comeback isn’t easy. Even if you are a legend, whose ferocious nail-marks are still gleaming on these desert highways… Only an all-encompassing change can mend the gap of a dull decade and move the minds that have witnessed the emergence of an entire category that melds power and …

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Mercedes C Class 2015 Review: Double affirmative

Even before Mercedes introduced the new generation of C Class, touted as the BMW beater, my opinion was rather high of the C Class drive I enjoyed in 2012. But then you could argue it was an AMG tweaked 3.5 litre engine. As it happens, this time, I am armed …

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Lexus GX 460 review: Comfort in a box

Once upon a time, when the price of the Prado hadn’t yet climbed higher than the highest dune it ever climbed, a friend of mine bought one. He justified his choice as something close to the Land Cruiser with a price that was nowhere close. Yet, as I later found …

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Bold Toyota unveils New Camry 2016

Things had almost come to a point where car buyers had to be bold to buy the Toyota Camry. Self-proclaimed aficionados couldn’t utter the five-letter word without disfiguring their mouths with a derisive smirk. That is because no one likes five-letter words that are synonymous with ‘boringly value-for-money’, tediously enduring …

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Infiniti Q50S Hybrid review: Volunteers wanted

Before winding up the drive and handing over the keys of the third Infiniti Q50 variant I happened to be driving, I looked at the fuel efficiency marker. 9 km per litre. For a 3.5 L engine driving a car from 0 to 100 kmph in well under six seconds, …

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Centennial vs Genesis: Which car should you buy?

The Centennial and the Genesis have a special place in Hyundai’s heart – as well as at the heart of its showroom. Their privileged owners enjoy a care package that could leave customers of German premium cars envious. It’s a cliché to suggest that Centennial is for corporate use and …

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