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2022 Lotus Emira Lands on UAE Shores!

While the 2022 Lotus Emira is the last petrol-powered car from Norwich, it certainly isn’t something that you can take lightly. Despite the sports car being, er, quite light itself. And this is just the first of many good things about this car. Shall we find out more?

The All-New 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Is Releasing Soon

The countdown to the all-new 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 has begun. It will be revealed to the world on Oct. 26. Designed to amplify the thrill of driving, the Corvette Z06 is a supercar that performs – whether on backroads or the Autobahn or the world’s most recognizable tracks like Circuit de la Sarthe.

Kia EV6 Achieves Product Carbon Footprint Certification From The Carbon Trust

Kia EV6 is the first Korean car in history to achieve product carbon footprint certification from the Carbon Trust EV6 footprint measured against internationally recognized PAS2050 Standards Certification validates CO2e (carbon dioxide equivalent) figures for the lifecycle of EV6 Kia EV6 has achieved product carbon footprint certification and ‘Carbon Measured’ label from the global climate…

Land Rover Introduces More Choices For Range Rover Velar

Limited Edition: New Range Rover Velar Auric Edition combines unique design elements, including Gloss Sparkle Silver 20-inch alloys and exclusive Auric Atlas exterior finishes Luxury of choice: Range Rover Velar customers can now specify impeccable hand-finished paint finishes from SV Bespoke including the Premium Palette colour spectrum and the exclusive Match To Sample service Cabin…

Toyota Corolla Achieves Global Sales Milestone Of 50 Million Vehicles

Further strengthening the 55-year legacy of Toyota Corolla, Al-Futtaim Toyota has announced that the iconic Corolla model has surpassed sales of 50 million units worldwide. The incredible milestone underlines the enduring appeal of the much-loved model, which is globally renowned for providing low operating costs and reliable, trouble-free motoring stemming from quality engineering, together with…

Lexus And Salehe Bembury Announce New Collaborative Apparel Collection

Driven by a shared dedication to pushing the boundaries of design and creativity, Al-Futtaim Lexus announced today that the luxury automaker Lexus and designer Salehe Bembury have launched a collection showcasing an assortment of collaborative apparel printed on Champion silhouettes. Lexus’ future-looking mobility innovation and Bembury’s signature nature-inspired design ethos come together for this capsule…

Al-Futtaim Toyota Introduces Toyota Care For Resale

To provide its customers with the ultimate peace of mind and the highest resale value for their Toyota, Al-Futtaim Toyota has launched a complete set of aftersales care and solutions, Toyota Care. Quality service is key for pre-owned cars, especially during hot summer days, as it ensures the safety of customers and preserves the value…

Future Volvo Cars To Run On Volvo Operating System

Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises, the exclusive distributor of Volvo Cars in the UAE, has announced that Volvo Cars will take software development in-house, as a car’s appeal increasingly becomes more defined by software-driven functions and features, rather than traditional automotive attributes. The next generation of pure electric Volvo models, including the fully electric successor to the…

Jaguar F-Pace Gets R-Dynamic Black Model And Enchanced Technology

Jaguar F-PACE R-Dynamic Black: New model enhances the assertive, sculpted design still further with unique Gloss Black elements and an even more luxurious specification Desirable and distinctive: Black Pack with Gloss Black mirror caps, 20-inch Gloss Black wheels, fixed panoramic roof, privacy glass and Gloss Black roof rails set the new R-Dynamic Black apart Electrified…

New Opel Crossland Makes UAE Debut

Early adopter: Opel Crossland features a unique face Sweeping change: Opel Vizor covers the whole fascia, integrating grille and headlights The sporty, Ultimate trim is available for enthusiasts looking for that little bit of extra Outstanding versatility and comfort, with 6-way manually adjustable leather seats Dynamic drive: Opel engineers further develop chassis and steering Crisp…

Honda To Offer Complimentary Safety Inspection To Delivery Riders

Honda to offer delivery riders, not limited to the Honda brand, a free safety check in Dubai and Abu Dhabi Riders will also receive a complimentary pre-packed meal while they wait for their motorcycle safety check to be completed Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises, the official distributor of Honda in the UAE, announced today an initiative to…

Meet The All-New Renault Master

In September 1980, in the French commune of Batilly, the first Renault Master was launched with the 2.5 L Fiat-Sofim diesel engine. Distinctively designed with a sliding door design and rare round door handles, the van had a spacious load area, height, and longer wheelbases for mid-to heavy-duty commutes. Sooner than expected, Renault Master became…

Al-Futtaim Automotive Reports Strong Results For Toyota And Lexus In H1

Al-Futtaim Toyota sales surged by 12% in H1 2021 compared to H1 2020, driven by newly launched models like the Highlander, C-HR, and Corolla Cross Al-Futtaim Lexus market share maintained its encouraging and solid recovery from 2020, due to a strong Q2 that helped the brand increase market share by 3% Al-Futtaim Automotive marks a…

Volvo To Harness Real-Time Data From Customer Cars For New Safety Standards

Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises, the exclusive distributor of Volvo Cars in the UAE, has announced the next generation of Volvo cars are set to be the company’s safest ever, thanks to cutting-edge software and hardware levels, coupled with continuous and more rapid improvements to safety features with the help of real-time data. Volvo Cars have always…

Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises Honda Reports Successful H1 Sales

Honda reported promising first-half sales in the UAE in the first six months of 2021 Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises Honda reveals an increase in sales across the vehicle, marine engine and power products compared with the same period in 2020 and 2019 Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises, the official distributor of Honda in the UAE, announced today an…

Al-Futtaim Automotive Opens A Pre-Owned Light Commercial Vehicles

Al-Futtaim Automotive continues to expand its customer-focused offerings with a new preowned commercial vehicles showroom in Ajman set to help further drive Small and Medium Businesses in the UAE Reaffirming its commitment to enriching the lives of its customers every day, Al-Futtaim Automotive has unveiled a first-of-its-kind showroom in the UAE dedicated to pre-owned light…

BENTLEY POSTS RECORD HALF-YEAR PERFORMANCE AS CAUTION REMAINS

Amidst continued global uncertainty, Bentley records highest ever profitability at the half-year stage Profit levels for the first six months of 2021 (€178 million) outperform any full-year period in Bentley’s history Sales of 7,199 cars were distributed evenly between key markets The full-year outlook remains cautiously optimistic due to increasing COVID-19 numbers and resulting impact…

Porsche More Than Doubles Operating Result

Significant boost in the first six months: in the first half of 2021, Porsche achieved sales revenues of 16.53 billion euros and an operating result of 2.79 billion euros. The return on sales was 16.9 percent. This is a significant improvement on the same figures from the previous year for the Stuttgart-based sports car manufacturer….

MG Motor Gains Popularity During The First Half Of 2021 In The Middle East

Year-to-date sales in the Middle East exceed around 20,000 units until the end of June 2021, a growth of 97% compared to the same period last year MG Motor enjoyed an outstanding performance during the month of Ramadan with a growth of 274% vs last year and a strong market share of 4.1% Saudi Arabia…

Volvo Launches An Approved Pre-Owned Car Programme In The UAE: SELEKT

Volvo SELEKT launches for the first time in the UAE this month Aspiring Volvo customers now have access to Approved Pre-Owned Volvo Cars Pre-Owned Volvo Cars undergo stringent checks from Volvo experts Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises, the official distributor of Volvo Cars in the UAE, has launched the global accredited Approved Pre-Owned Cars programme known as…

2021 GMC Acadia Is Designed to Impress

When looking for a vehicle, in addition to the premium driving experience and high-technology features, customers are also drawn to a car’s bold on-road presence and confidence. This premium look and feel is brought to life through sophisticated design details, both inside and out, that merge together to form a design masterpiece, like the 2021…

Mulliner Develops 22” Carbon Fibre Wheel For Bentley Bentayga

Here are the key highlights: 22” Mulliner carbon wheel will be the largest carbon wheel in production Weight saving of 6 kg per wheel, unsprung mass, compared to aluminium Developed in conjunction with leading composite manufacturer, Bucci composites Five years of engineering delivers first carbon wheel to pass TÜV testing Innovative processes ensure repeatable high-quality…

Dubai Car Dealers Business Group Re-Elects Executive Committee For Second Term

Dubai Car Dealers Business Group (DCDBG), a group established under the umbrella of Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) to unite the voices of member companies, serve common interests and foster public-private sector dialogues, announced the re-election of its Executive Committee during a virtual General Assembly meeting that took place on 14th June 2021….

Porsche Middle East And Africa Sales Record A Five-Year High

New delivery record for the first half-year: Porsche sold 153,656 vehicles worldwide, representing an increase of 31 percent compared to the previous year. The significant demand growth for the brand’s exclusive range of two-door and four-door sports cars spanned all model series and global sales regions. The most successful model was the Cayenne with 44,050…

Land Rover Defender Supports Red Bull X-Alps Champion Maure

A fleet of new Land Rover Defenders travelled more than 50,000km and climbed the equivalent of 150,000 vertical metres across five countries to support competitors in the Red Bull X-Alps race. Defender demonstrated its capability and durability alongside Christian Maurer, who won the race for an incredible seventh time. The fleet of 12 Defenders played…

Lamborghini Registers Best Half-Year Sales Ever

The first half of 2021 makes Lamborghini history, as global sales from January to June reached record levels. The House of Sant’Agata delivered 4,852 cars in the first six months, making it the best half-year ever, with a 37% increase over the same period of 2020. The outlook is equally positive, with orders are taken…

Pirelli Introduces New Tyres For Electric, Hybrid SUV Cars

PIRELLI LAUNCHES ITS FIRST TYRE WITH THE NEW ‘HL’ HIGH LOAD MARKING FOR ELECTRIC OR HYBRID CARS AND SUVS LUCID AIR IS THE FIRST CAR TO USE THIS NEW HL TYRE THE NEW TYRE FOR THE AMERICAN ELECTRIC SEDAN FEATURES ELECT AND PNCS TECHNOLOGIES, AS WELL AS THE NEW ‘HL’ MARKING Pirelli presents its very…

Volvo Reveals Promising Global and Local H1 Figures

Volvo Cars reported its strongest first-half sales globally in the first six months of 2021 In the UAE, Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises reveals an increase in Volvo sales compared with the same period in 2020 and 2019 Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises, the official distributor of Volvo Cars in the UAE, announced today an encouraging 211% increase in…

Al-Futtaim Automotive Opens Sustainable Auto Park In Al Ain

The facility will feature vehicles from its leading automotive brands including Toyota, Lexus, Honda, Chrysler, Dodge and RAM In line with its customer-centric approach and commitment to enriching the lives of its customers every day, Al-Futtaim Automotive announced today its expanded footprint in the UAE with the opening of a state-of-the-art Auto Park in Al…

Nissan Patrol Continues To Dominate The Middle East Market

The legendary vehicle continues to ‘conquer everywhere’ with over 32% growth in SUV-F segment share, driven by enduring demand for its unparalleled driving experience The high volume of pre-orders for the recently-launched 2021 Nissan Patrol NISMO resulted in full vehicle bookings till October 2021 Nissan Middle East affirmed the iconic Patrol’s SUV market share dominance…

First Look At The Lotus Emira: An All-New Sports Car

All-new mid-engined sports car perfectly embodies the ongoing transformation of iconic British sports car manufacturer Striking design, delivering exotic supercar appeal in the sports car segment Inspiration from Lotus Evija hypercar clear in fluid surfaces and crisp feature lines Developed on Lotus’ recently announced Sports Car Architecture Two petrol engines available, including new-to-Lotus 2.0-litre turbocharged…

Revealed: 631HP Hardcore V8 Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT

Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT is a new sporting hero: consistently set up for maximum performance and handling, the new Cayenne Turbo GT combines outstanding driving dynamics with a high degree of everyday usability. Its 640 PS (471 kW) four-litre Biturbo V8 provides the basis for superb driving characteristics. With 90 PS (67 kW) more than…

Al-Futtaim Toyota Introduces Limited Edition Land Cruiser 70 Series Overlander

Al-Futtaim Toyota continues to bring the most exciting models to the UAE market to delight its diverse customer base, this time announcing the arrival of two new limited-edition variants of the Land Cruiser 70 Series – The Land Cruiser 76 and Land Cruiser 79 Overlander edition. Are Built on the legendary Land Cruiser platform known…

Pirelli Held 16 Action-Packed Track Days In UAE In 2020/21 Season

Italian brand celebrates the UAE motorsport scene, utilising its expertise to innovate and transform technologies from “track to road” through its Pirelli P ZERO™ range More than 740 cars, with over 447,000 combined horsepower have taken part in leading tyre manufacturer Pirelli’s track day events across the UAE held between September 2020 and May 2021….

New Porsche 911 GTS With Improved Chassis And 473bhp

Following the successful launch of the eighth generation, the iconic 911 is welcoming sporty GTS models to its range. Initially introduced twelve years ago, the GTS models have enjoyed great popularity. Now, a more powerful and visually distinctive generation with better driving dynamics than ever is available for sale. Its six-cylinder boxer engine delivers 480…

INFINITI Q60 Is An All-Round Vehicular Innovation

While some people regard cars as a means of transport, others seek vehicles that complement their personalities, and a growing market segment is seeking the best of all worlds to cater to their dynamic personas. This fast-evolving customer base is on the lookout for cars that incorporate just the right sporty vibe while also exuding…

Toyota Delivers First 50 Land Cruiser 300 To It’s Customers

In line with the UAE’s road to 50 and to celebrate the delivery of its all-new Land Cruiser to the first customers, Al-Futtaim Toyota surprised the first 50 recipients of the vehicle with a special reception at its showroom in Dubai Festival City. Customers were invited to the showroom to receive their all-new Land Cruiser…

Al-Futtaim Toyota Premieres All-New Land Cruiser 300 in the UAE

The flagship Land Cruiser has been completely redesigned on its 70th anniversary The all-new Land Cruiser’s strong stance and robust exterior are complemented by a high-quality interior with exceptional cabin comfort Host of new technologies enhance both off-road handling and on-road comfort and stability The vehicle is available with a newly developed twin-turbocharged petrol engine…

Here Is The New Porsche 911 GT3 With Touring Package

Porsche is introducing the new Porsche 911 GT3 with a Touring Package. The seventh edition of the powerful 510 PS (375 kW) GT car can now be ordered with the equipment package that was extremely popular for its predecessor. This purist 911 GT3 with a weight of just 1,418 kilograms is delivered with a 6-speed…

Lamborghini Celebrates Its 300th Urus Sale In The UAE

Lamborghini today celebrated the sale of its 300th Urus in the United Arab Emirates. Since the first delivery in August 2018, the Super Sport Utility Vehicle has become a benchmark in its class by merging the soul of a super sports car with the functionality of an SUV. The Urus has continued to grow from…

Jaguar Land Rover To Develop Hydrogen-Powered Defender Fuel Cell Protoypte

Jaguar Land Rover announces hydrogen concept to be based on New Land Rover Defender Hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) prototype to begin testing in 2021 Hydrogen FCEVs forecast to top 10 million by 2030 with 10,000 refuelling stations worldwide* Project part of the company’s aim to achieve zero tailpipe emissions by 2036 and net-zero…

Nissan Records Middle East Market Share Growth In FY20

A 10% market share increase recorded in the Gulf, propelled by sales of regional favourite Nissan Patrol Nissan’s ProPILOT technology makes its regional debut, offered on the 2021 Nissan Altima, boosting Nissan Intelligent Mobility (NIM) features The brand is set to launch three new models in the region this year, in addition to celebrating the…

BMW Unveils The New And Improved X3 & X4

New look, improved equipment and an optimised range structure for the customer: BMW has given its successful Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) BMW X3 and the Sports Activity Coupé (SAC) BMW X4 a comprehensive refresh. Sportier, more modern and more digital. For the second phase of the model cycle, BMW has refreshed its successful Sports Activity…

2018 BMW M5 Competition Unveiled: Never Say No To More Power

If you are one of those automotive enthusiasts who think the 2018 BMW M5 is not fast enough, BMW has another car for you. The 2018 BMW M5 Competition packs more power, as well as upgraded chassis and suspension.

Toyota Reveals The 2022 Land Cruiser 300 (LC300)

Last night, Toyota revealed the 2022 Land Cruiser 300 (LC300) after months of speculations, renders, leaks and teasers. The Land Cruiser 300 has been completely reinvented providing the user with an all-new platform promising to give it improved on and off-road abilities. The 2022 Land Cruiser 300 will not be sold in North America. The…

Lamborghini Drops Another Sick Iteration Of The Aventador

Christmas came early for all LP-700 fanatics after Lamborghini took the wraps off the staggering SVJ Aventador. However, with the achingly-beautiful car, we guessed that the model had come to an end of its performance until, on Friday, the Italian automaker’s Squadra Corsa handed us another undetonated bomb. On late Friday, the Squadra Corsa unveiled…

Peugeot Reveals Its Electric Autonomous e-LEGEND Concept Ahead Of Paris Motor Show

Ahead of the Paris motor show to be held next month, Peugeot has revealed an all-electric, autonomous, modern evocation of its iconic 504 Coupe. Calling it the e-LEGEND, Peugeot has tried to achieve the right proportion of retrospective design along with modern and futuristic features. From the looks of the concept, it could be said…

Hennessey’s Version Of Ford Raptor Has Over 600bhp

Remember the Mercedes AMG G63 6×6? Well, Hennessey has something similar at much affordable price. The Texas-based company has brought up a Ford Raptor in its garage and did some changes to come up with the VelociRaptor 6×6.

Volkswagen’s Upcoming Electric Hatchback To Have Sedan-Like Interior Space

Volkswagen’s electric sub-brand I.D. is expected to see an addition by 2019 with the launch of a new electric hatchback. In the same breath, the company is also aiming to sell around 100,000 EVs per year in 2020 and ten times that just five years. READ | Camo Torn: Audi Launches Its First Fully Electric SUV…

First BMW M5 Competition Gets The AC Schnitzer Treatment

When automobile tuning specialists AC Schnitzer get their hands on a fast car, you know they are going to dial the car’s potential up to eleven. The latest car to go under their scalpel is the 2019 BMW M5 Competition.

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Sheds Off Extra Kilos; Gets Safer

SUVs are supposed to be big, large and more capable than the sedans. They have to play different roles to satisfy the needs of a customer. Sometimes it’s a family vehicle, while later it’s going off-roading. Whatever the case may be, there’s no denying that SUVs weigh quite a lot; which works against all the…

Bentley Teases New Centenary Special Edition Model Ahead Of Geneva Auto Show

Bentley is evidently excited for its centennial in 2019. As a part of its 100th-year celebration, the British Manufacturer is set to unveil a special-edition vehicle inspired by one of its most iconic racing models.

Spied: Jeep Wrangler-Based Pickup To Get Two Trims!

It has been a long time coming. People have been hungrily devouring every spy photo of it since 2016. The maker is taking its own sweet time to launch it. So where is Jeep at with the Wrangler Pickup?

Lamborghini Terzo Millenio: An Electrical Car Concept

Lamborghini has been producing some of the world’s fastest, finest and beautiful cars for many decades now. The company continuously works to beat its own products. With the automobile industry turning its face towards a future with electric cars, Lamborghini too couldn’t just sit and watch the internal combustion engines die a slow death. It…

Tesla Teases The Upcoming Model Y Crossover

Tesla’s chief executive Elon Musk has given a sneak-peek preview of its upcoming Model Y small SUV, as Tesla prepares to deliver its most affordable vehicle yet, the Model 3 electric saloon. During the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting, Musk released a teaser image of the Model Y, which is expected to be available in the…

LA Auto Show: 2019 Mazda 3 To Be Based On New Platform

Reports have confirmed that the Mazda 3 will be introduced at the upcoming LA Motor Show later this month. A fresh teaser image that was released by the company also confirmed that a Fastback variant of the car is on the cards too. The fourth generation model is first expected to enter the UK market…

What Does Mercedes-Benz Do In Winters?

It’s winters and everyone is taking things a bit easy. Some are going on vacations with family while others prefer being in front of an ‘idiot box’ in their living room near the fireplace watching their favourite TV series. However, things are odd at Mercedes-Benz. What does Mercedes-Benz do in winters? Well, they test cars.

Mysterious One-Off Ferrari Spotted In Abu Dhabi

Quite recently Ferrari unveiled the 812 Competizione – an 830 horsepower special edition of the 812 Superfast. Now though a mysterious one-off Ferrari supercar has been spotted in Abu Dhabi. Many sources reckon that this is the bespoke Ferrari F125 TDE. The supercar has got its name from the Tour de España and will have…

Dyson To Produce Electric Car By 2020

Dyson, an electric appliance manufacturer, has officially announced that it will produce its first electric vehicle by 2020. The company believes in innovation and its Supersonic hair dryer and cordless vacuum line are examples of innovation in digital motor tech.

Tesla Promises An Unexampled Future With Its Semi Truck

In yet another move by Tesla to change the future of automobile industry, the company has unveiled its new electric (obviously) Semi truck that promises to have a range of 500 miles (804.67 km) in just one single charge.

Tesla Eyeing To Increase Production Of Model 3

Tesla is preparing itself to increase the production of its most affordable car, the Model 3. At present, Tesla is capable of producing 1000 units of Model 3 per month at its Gigafactory. But it is still not enough to meet the deadlines.

The Ferrari 812 Competizione Is An 830HP, V12 Monster

The internal combustion engine’s future looks bleak. The V12 along with other petrol powered engines could wave us goodbye very soon so now is the time to savour all the awesome V12 cars. However, despite the uncertain future of the V12, Ferrari has unveiled the 812 Competizione – an 830 horsepower monster. If this is…

2019 Geneva Motor Show: Skoda Unveils Vision iV Concept

Skoda has plans to join the EV party and it sure looks promising. The Vision iV clears the haze about Skoda’s plans of joining the electrified bandwagon. Other than being a bright-coloured four-door crossover coupe that has been endowed a list of 2019 must-haves, the iV is Skoda’s answer with an electric drivetrain, front and…

All-Electric Fiat 500 To Arrive At Next Year’s Geneva Motor Show

Welcome to the new 500, Fiat’s latest smash-hit car to be confirmed for a fully-electric future. Francois Olivier, Fiat’s marketing boss confirmed that the new 500 EV will be unveiled at next year’s Geneva Motor Show. A wise move, considering that the 2019 star of Fiat’s show is the adorable, boxy, deliberately utilitarian Centoventi concept…

2019 Geneva Motor Show: Skoda Unveils Vision iV Concept

Skoda has plans to join the EV party and it sure looks promising. The Vision iV clears the haze about Skoda’s plans of joining the electrified bandwagon. Other than being a bright-coloured four-door crossover coupe that has been endowed a list of 2019 must-haves, the iV is Skoda’s answer with an electric drivetrain, front and…

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Soon To Arrive: Mercedes-Benz’s ‘Uncrashable’ Car

While self-driving cars and electrified powertrains take the front seat in the automotive landscape, several automakers are scrambling for a piece of the pie. However, an iteration that will most likely come out this year from Mercedes-Benz’s lineup is set to redefine future-proofing a car.

Bentley Teases New Centenary Special Edition Model Ahead Of Geneva Auto Show

Bentley is evidently excited for its centennial in 2019. As a part of its 100th-year celebration, the British Manufacturer is set to unveil a special-edition vehicle inspired by one of its most iconic racing models.

‘Nissan Fuels Your Drive’ Campaign Comes With A Year Of Free Fuel

Arabian Automobiles, a subsidiary of AW Rostamani Group has kicked off the new Nissan Fuels Your Drive campaign that offers a year full of free fuel for a handful of lucky Nissan customers in the UAE.

Here’s A One-Off BMW 8-Series With Actual Meteoric Elements Inside

The Bavarians seem to have glanced outside of Earth for inspiration on this one. The new one-off 850i Night Sky is BMW’s latest iteration out of its bag of surprises featuring actual meteoric elements inside. The German manufacturer revealed the special moniker on Thursday last week when Earth was treated to its first meteor shower…

Here’s What You Can Expect From The Consumer’s Electronics Show This Week

It might be a bit difficult to believe the fact that the Consumers Electronics Show, held in Las Vegas, was once dedicated only for commercially available household gadgets such as computers and stereo systems. The annual event has now fixated on the annual automotive calendar, expanding to include a broader range of technology including cars…

First BMW M5 Competition Gets The AC Schnitzer Treatment

When automobile tuning specialists AC Schnitzer get their hands on a fast car, you know they are going to dial the car’s potential up to eleven. The latest car to go under their scalpel is the 2019 BMW M5 Competition.

RTA’s Vision Of Transport In The Future Is The Dubai Sky Pod

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Porsche To Name Performance Variant Of Taycan As “Turbo”

For starters, let us put your thoughts to rest by confirming that there will be NO turbo in Taycan. Following a recent tweet by automotive journalist Alex Roy, Porsche has seemed to confirm ‘Turbo’ as its performance variant’s name. According to the tweet, we can expect the Taycan by next year in three models: Taycan,…

“The Most Off-Road Capable,” Says Land Rover Of The New Defender

Earlier this year, first spy shots of the next-generation Land Rover Defender surfaced on the web, and suddenly the internet was abuzz with speculations about its off-road capability. The Land Rover Defender is less of a car and more of an institution due to its go-anywhere ability.

General Motors Files Trademark For “Zora” Name, Hinting At A Possible Corvette Moniker

Chevrolet’s upcoming mid-engined C8 Corvette has consistently managed to stay atop headlines in the recent days. In the most recent development from California, General Motors has once again filed the name “Zora” for a trademark. The Drive came across the trademark that was filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, which the automaker…

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AMENA Holds Region’s First Women In Automotive Forum

Welcoming over 150 industry executives, VIPs as well as media and influencers, AMENA Automotive Association hosted the Women in Automotive Forum. This was the region’s first event that dedicated major focus on how the automotive industry’s female professionals and female consumers may be empowered and supported in better and more progressive ways. Only 16 per…

Here’s Where We Think The New Porsche 911 Won And Lost

Porsche might have grabbed this year’s throne at the LA Auto show with the eighth-gen 911. Considering that the first generation of Porsche’s beloved moniker came out well over half a century ago, it must be said that the latest iteration faithfully inherits the Porsche DNA, no less than its predecessors. If you have not…

Dubai Police’s Newest Addition Is One Mean Tech-Laden Tahoe

Just when we thought the Dubai Police cannot get any cooler, the department posts a new video on Facebook showcasing their latest mean addition. The latest addition in the department’s line-up is Chevrolet’s crowned SUV Tahoe. While you might reckon a vehicle with capabilities like any other high-seated vehicle, the ‘Ghiath’ is no SUV. How…

Vocabulary Overhaul: Ford Could Be Naming The ‘Baby Bronco’ As ‘Puma’

Our days of calling Ford’s upcoming smaller iteration of the Bronco, the ‘Baby Bronco’ might be behind as the company has now filed a trademark for the name ‘Puma’ in a blue oval. GoAuto from Australia were among the firsts who discovered the trademark filing to the World Intellectual Property Office and had published a…

First-Ever Regional “Women In Automotive” Forum Launches In Dubai

For the first time in the Middle East and North Africa, an automotive conference is being held that focuses on women in and around the automotive industry. The conference will explore how female professionals and consumers in the automotive industry can be empowered.

“We’ll Stick To The V10”, Says Audi About The R8

Audi has settled a hot debate once and for all revolving around the company looking into offering a cheaper, V6-powered variant of the R8 sports car, saying that it will only be offered in a V10 variant.

Lamborghini Drops Another Sick Iteration Of The Aventador

Christmas came early for all LP-700 fanatics after Lamborghini took the wraps off the staggering SVJ Aventador. However, with the achingly-beautiful car, we guessed that the model had come to an end of its performance until, on Friday, the Italian automaker’s Squadra Corsa handed us another undetonated bomb. On late Friday, the Squadra Corsa unveiled…

McLaren’s One-Off 720S Stealth Is A Blessing In Carbon Fibre

The McLaren Special Operations (MSO) have taken the wraps off its latest vicious creation. The team of remarkable engineers from the British premiere automaker has now unveiled the 720S with a ‘Stealth’ theme. The car is a bespoke model for a McLaren retailer in London and features the Sarthey Grey exterior paint, inspired by the…

“We’ll Stick To The V10”, Says Audi About The R8

Audi has settled a hot debate once and for all revolving around the company looking into offering a cheaper, V6-powered variant of the R8 sports car, saying that it will only be offered in a V10 variant.

McLaren’s One-Off 720S Stealth Is A Blessing In Carbon Fibre

The McLaren Special Operations (MSO) have taken the wraps off its latest vicious creation. The team of remarkable engineers from the British premiere automaker has now unveiled the 720S with a ‘Stealth’ theme. The car is a bespoke model for a McLaren retailer in London and features the Sarthey Grey exterior paint, inspired by the…

LA Auto Show: 2019 Mazda 3 To Be Based On New Platform

Reports have confirmed that the Mazda 3 will be introduced at the upcoming LA Motor Show later this month. A fresh teaser image that was released by the company also confirmed that a Fastback variant of the car is on the cards too. The fourth generation model is first expected to enter the UK market…

Upcoming C4 To Introduce Electrification In Citroen’s Lineup

Citroen’s C4 could be its first step towards an electrified line-up in the coming years. A few months after the French automaker launched the facelifted C4 Cactus, we have learnt that an all-new model is set to be out of its production ramps by 2020 which could be featuring a battery-powered powertrain. This would be…

A Look At Mopar’s 1000bhp Monstrous ‘Hellephant’

Fiat Chrysler Automobile subsidiary Mopar has unleashed what could be the most deadly engine of this time. Evident from its name, the Hellephant takes inspiration from the animal itself to deliver a massive output. This means, a giant supercharged 1,000-bhp crate engine with a massive 1288Nm of torque. The Hellephant’s engine is a derivative of…

Aston Martin Unveils DBS 59 Special Edition To Commemorate 59′ Le Mans Victory

If you thought Aston Martin’s DBS Superleggera was a piece of art, wait till you see its derivative special edition, DBS 59. With just 24 units exiting the production ramp, Aston Martin has chosen the two numbers in its name as a sign of its unforgotten history. The British manufacturer will produce the car to…

Al Habtoor Motors Launches ‘The Ultimate Mitsubishi Offer’

Al Habtoor Motors, the official distributor for Mitsubishi cars in the UAE has launched an exciting offer for customers. ‘The Ultimate Mitsubishi Offer’ presents the entire range of Mitsubishi cars and SUVs at a lucrative interest rate making it convenient for new and returning customers alike.

Hennessy’s Re-engineered Cherokee Could Be The Quickest SUV In The World

Hennessy Performance Engineering has always been loud about its jaw-dropping modifications on some of the great cars. But how does a Jeep Cherokee taking on a quarter mile in less than 10 seconds sound to you? A month Hennessy Performance uploaded a video of a Cherokee with the company’s HPE1000 pack smoking a stock Ford…

The VelociRaptor Is Already Old: Meet The Hennessey Goliath 6×6

Hennessey Performance unleashes the Chevrolet Silverado-based Goliath 6×6 upon the world, because that was the only thing missing in everyone’s lives: a 6×6 truck that can crack the ton under five seconds anywhere you want it to.

Porsche Revives The 935 ‘Moby Dick’ On Its 70 Year Anniversary

As a part of its 70th-anniversary celebration, Porsche has revived the quintessence of one of its iconic models from back in the day. The iconic 935/78 aka ‘Moby Dick’ as named by the fans, has once again entered the company’s lineup with the same name tag and based on the 911 GT2 RS. Only 77…

Volkswagen’s Upcoming Electric Hatchback To Have Sedan-Like Interior Space

Volkswagen’s electric sub-brand I.D. is expected to see an addition by 2019 with the launch of a new electric hatchback. In the same breath, the company is also aiming to sell around 100,000 EVs per year in 2020 and ten times that just five years. READ | Camo Torn: Audi Launches Its First Fully Electric SUV…

Ferrari Launches ‘Icona’ Lineup With All New Monza SP1 And SP2

Italian auto premiere Ferrari dropped a majority of its purists’ jaws after announcing its entry into the SUV segment in the near future. However, the surprises did not end there. Ferrari announced the inception of a new range of special edition vehicles in its lineup known as ‘Icona’ which will celebrate some of the Italian…

Peugeot Reveals Its Electric Autonomous e-LEGEND Concept Ahead Of Paris Motor Show

Ahead of the Paris motor show to be held next month, Peugeot has revealed an all-electric, autonomous, modern evocation of its iconic 504 Coupe. Calling it the e-LEGEND, Peugeot has tried to achieve the right proportion of retrospective design along with modern and futuristic features. From the looks of the concept, it could be said…

Mercedes-Benz’s New EQC Might Be Its Fitting Reply To Tesla

Taking the fight to its rivals in the EV segment, Mercedes-Benz on Tuesday made its intention clear by launching the new EQC in Stockholm. The CUV is expected to hit the showrooms by 2020 and will lock horns with Tesla 3X and Audi e-tron. The EV gets its power from an 80-kilowatt-hour battery that delivers…

2018 Nissan Kicks Bags IIHS’s Top Safety Pick Award

Nissan’s new crossover SUV, Kicks, which underwent a series of crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety earned the Top Safety Pick award. According to the IIHS, the new crossover achieved a ‘good’ score in most of the crash tests except for the passenger-side small overlap frontal crash test, testing the level…