7 new cars launched in the UAE

Across the past few weeks, several much-awaited models have been introduced in the UAE and other Middle Eastern markets. Here is the low-down on the new Toyota Prado. Audi Q5 and SQ5. Nissan X-Trail. Honda Odyssey. Mercedes S-Class. Audi TT RS Coupé and Rolls-Royce Dawn Black Badge. TOYOTA LAND CRUISER …

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Jaguar E-Pace rolls in with a record

Making an entry with a drum roll wasn’t good enough for Jaguar’s compact performance SUV. So, the Jaguar E-Pace chose a barrel roll instead. F-Pace’s little bro is here, and has made a landing in the Guinness Book of World Records with its first leap! Jaguar E-Pace leapt into the …

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Now we know where Tesla is

Ever since its launch earlier this year, Tesla has been conducting its affairs out of a suitcase, in a manner of speaking. I have been getting calls about their whereabouts from those who wish to test drive the car or join the company. When it was launched in Q1, Tesla …

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Goodwood sees most powerful ever Porsche 911

The new Porsche 911 GT2 RS just celebrated its world premiere at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK, which came to a close today. With a 700 hp (515 kW) biturbo flat engine mated to a customised GT seven-speed double-clutch transmission (PDK), the new lightweight 911 GT2 RS …

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First Aston Martin with AMR Badge Announced

AMR stands for Aston Martin Racing as announced at the Geneva Motor Show, hardly three months ago. Now, Aston Martin has revealed the Vantage AMR as the first model in the series to go into production. AMR to Aston Martin is what AMG is to Mercedes or what M means …

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Maserati GranTurismo Special Edition

The Maserati GranTurismo ‘Special Edition’ marking 60 years is now on display at Al Tayer Motors, Sheikh Zayed Road showroom in Dubai. Geneva Motor Show hosted the first Maserati Grand Touring car. The model was the 3500 GT, and that was 60 years ago. It sold over 2200 units in …

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Most powerful 911 Turbo S Exclusive: Limited to 500.

What renders a 911 Turbo S standard fare needs to be extraordinary. In addition to a power increase of 27 hp, the exclusive model is distinguished in details finished by hand at the new “Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur” at the brand’s headquarters in Zuffenhausen, Germany. Increased power and performance Well, this …

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Borgward is back: German revival eyes the GCC

Ingredients seem just right for historic automotive brand Borgward to narrate an intriguing tale of cars: Three decades of stubborn success and simultaneous struggle; a theory of conspiracy involving rival automakers of the time; a premature insolvency and exit from the market, and now a return to claim the throne …

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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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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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