Monthly Archives: October 2018

Brains With Brawn: 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe Gets Advanced Equipment

The Chevrolet Tahoe’s undiminished appeal in the Middle East can largely be credited to the full-size SUV’s capabilities both on and off the road. For 2018, Chevrolet has imparted the Tahoe a full suite of advanced safety and driver assistance equipment that complement the performance the SUV puts down through its 5.3-litre EcoTec3 V8 engine.

SPIED: New Land Rover Defender On Its Way!

Land Rover had discontinued the iconic Defender 4×4 from its lineup in 2016. Thankfully, that’s not the end of the line for the bare-bones SUV as it is making a comeback, probably by 2020.

FIVE-POINT COMPARO: MERCEDES-AMG G63 VS RANGE ROVER SPORT

UAE has always taken a liking to powerful SUVs with a commanding road presence. The 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63 and 2019 Range Rover Sport fit the bill perfectly in both regards. Here’s a quick look at how these two SUVs stack up against each other in this five-point comparo.

Massive Recall Across Multiple Manufacturers In UAE

As many as 4,900 vehicles have been recalled to address safety risks in a recent round of the campaign that began in September. The nationwide recall campaign affects multiple major manufacturers.

A Single Global Platform Will Underpin The Next-Generation Corolla

One of the most successful models in the history of the automobile has slowly started to begin being a problem for its maker with each passing generation. Toyota plans to completely revamp the Corolla nameplate by culling all its derivatives specific to unique markets in favor of a single global model.

McLaren Releases Three Themes For The Speedtail

The Speedtail is indeed one of most special monikers on McLaren’s lineup. With exactly 106 examples of the iteration that will exit the production ramps by 2020, McLaren is now trying to help the said customers juice their creative muscles by releasing a small collection to showcase customization themes on the car. The McLaren Speedtail gained…

Lotus Cars Inaugurates New Showroom In Dubai With Adamas Motors

Lotus Cars showed its commitment to the UAE by officially inaugurating a brand new showroom in Dubai. The Lotus Dubai showroom on Sheikh Zayed Road is the result of a partnership between the British sports car maker and Adamas Motors.

Tesla Roadster 2020: Unbelievably Fast

Tesla recently had the ‘Tesla Semi’ event organised where we were expecting two new electric trucks to be unveiled. And that was indeed the case. Undoubtedly, Tesla had a great presentation with Elon Musk on stage introducing the new Semis. However, it’s not the trucks that got many jaws hit the floor, it was the…

BMW Unveils New-Gen 3-Series At Paris

At the Paris Motor Show, BMW pulled the wraps off one of its most prolific models: the 3-Series. The sedan is now in its seventh generation and is better than ever.

‘Ferrari Utility Vehicle’ To Hit Showrooms By 2022

Ferrari’s recent announcement implementing a major expansion in its lineup has stated its plans of producing more than just high-performance cars. The company at a recent event confirmed its plans of entering into the SUV segment. Ferrari’s top executives believe that Ferrari’s first offering into the SUV segment will be the fastest among its rivals…

Chevrolet Bolt EV Collaborates With Ripe Market For New Season

Dubai’s popular Ripe Market is back for a whole new season at a brand new location. Chevrolet is joining the fun with the Bolt EV, its first electric vehicle for the Middle East and Africa.

Extreme Heat Results In Takata Airbags Exploding In A Crash, Recall Intitiated

Takata is recalling tens of millions of airbags it has produced over a serious concern, and indeed some actual cases, of the airbags exploding due to prolonged exposure to heat. 

Tourist Bus Crash Turns Fatal In Dubai

Hundreds of thousands of tourists flock to Dubai every year from all over the globe including, from within the GCC. Due to its close proximity to the UAE, many tourists visit Dubai from the Sultanate of Oman. While some choose air travel for the short hop, many still use the well-linked roadways to make the…

Ford Figo Face-lift Caught Testing

Ford’s small car the Figo was introduced in 2015, and Ford has already started testing the face-lift. An array of Figo test mules were recently spotted at Brazil. Though we get the Ford Figo from India, the overall design is largely the same.

Geneva Motor Show 2019: Audi Q4 e-Tron Concept Debuts

Audi has been aggressively pushing its e-Tron brand of vehicles as part of parent company VW Group’s Roadmap E electrification strategy. The first EV with four rings on the grille was the Audi e-Tron SUV, followed by the four-door e-Tron GT saloon. Now a third car is about to swell the German automaker’s electrified lineup:…

Rivian’s Skateboard Platform Could Underpin Pininfarina’s Electric SUV

Pininfarina recently gave us a glimpse of its upcoming electric hypercar. Sporting a new moniker, the company decided to ditch the nameplate of PF0 for ‘Battista’. In a follow-up act, the company is also planning for electric SUV. However, what amused us was a recent Autocar India report, citing internal sources of the company, which…

Hyundai Launches 2019 Santa Fe In UAE

Hyundai on Sunday launched the fourth generation of one of its most sought after SUV, Santa Fe in the UAE. The company claims that the SUV is based on its new ‘design language’ with Composite Light and Cascading Grille. Hyundai’s new Composite Lights that can now be seen on all its SUV models, sports a…

MG Motor Introduces iLink To The UAE

MG Motor has launched a new application for existing customers that enables them to have greater control over their cars. The iLink smartphone app offers both dynamic and service features in a user-friendly interface.

2019 Chevrolet Malibu And Spark Gets Cosmetic Upgrades

In order to keep up with the modern times, Chevrolet has silently upgraded its 2019 Malibu and Spark for the Middle East market. This restyling has been implemented to complement the expanded range of abilities of both the cars.

BMW Working On A 2-series Based GranCoupe

One of the projects that BMW is currently working on is a four-door GranCoupe that is supposedly based on BMW’s 2-series. The new car would be an entry-level product and would stand in between the BMW 1-series sedan and 3-series.

First Clear Image of Infiniti Q Inspiration Concept Released

It was in Dec 2017 when we got to see a glimpse of what the new Infiniti Q Inspiration Concept would look like. Like we said, it was a glimpse. However, now the company has released the first clear picture of the concept, and boy it’s brilliant!

Video: Ken Block At Pikes Peak With His New Climbkhana

It’s been quite a while since we last saw Ken Block going nuts in one of his Gymkhana videos. The chap is famous for making donuts and his insane drifting skills. He has successfully completed many Gymkhana stories and was looking for something new. So he selected Pikes Peak to have some fun. And when Gymkhana…

New Infiniti QX50 Unveiled In Dubai, Inbound This September!

Japanese luxury automaker Infiniti debuted the new 2019 QX50 at a big-time event in Dubai. The midsize crossover gets a host of new technology, features, and creature comforts inside whilst being more fuel-efficient and powerful than before.

Five-Point Comparo: Toyota Camry Vs Nissan Altima

You either fixate on high-hauling vehicles bashing through the dunes of the desserts or executive sedans cruising on the highway while picturing the motoring scene in Dubai. In our previous comparo, we took up one of the most dilemmatic comparisons between the Toyota Land Cruiser and the Nissan Patrol. Likewise, it’s the turn of sedans…