The AMR sub-brand of Aston Martin has taken the company’s four-door GT model for a thorough redo and dialed its heat up to eleven. The Rapide AMR packs more power, goes faster, and will be made in fewer numbers.
Renault’s latest offering for the people in the Middle East is the Megane GT. It is Renault’s new hot hatchback whose bookings are now open.
Porsche is taking a new approach to motorsports with its new tailor-made RSR program developed especially for customers that want to go racing in the company’s iconic 911 sports car.
MG Motor is working day and night to expand and further establish its empire in the UAE. In its quest to achieve its goals, it recently opened a new showroom in Dubai. To give us an idea of what its future plans are, MG Motor presented its X-Motion Concept at the 2018 Beijing Motor Show.
In November 2017, the Jaguar XE SV Project 8 set the lap record for the fastest production four-door car with an impressive lap time of 7:32.23 on the Nürburgring. After a brief hiatus during which the company probably focused on its new crossovers, the F-Pace and I-Pace, the Project 8 is back in action again.
The 2018 Automechanika Dubai is scheduled to take place from 1-3 May. It is the region’s largest international automotive trade show which involves various big players from the automotive industry. ACDelco, the leading American automotive spare parts brand, just announced its sponsorship for this gigantic event. It will also reveal its future plans for the […]
At the ongoing Beijing Auto Show, BMW pulled covers off the 2020 iX3 crossover concept, previewing the inclusion of all-electric cars in its core product portfolio.
Robert Bosch GmbH claims its engineers have developed a new diesel-exhaust system that drastically cuts down emissions, bringing them much lower than the threshold stipulated by emissions norms that will kick in come 2020. The technology can help automakers avoid imminent production bans that threaten to kill off the diesel engine.
In 2016 Sergio Marchionne said, “An electric Ferrari would be “obscene.” What’s the point of a silent Ferrari when the aggressive sound of its engine is a crucial part of the driving experience.” Later he realized the importance of electric cars in the future, and hence, confirmed that Ferrari will be introducing its first-ever electric […]
After spinning off from parent company Volvo and making its own name as a performance electric car manufacturer, Polestar was captured in its home ground putting final touches on its first production automobile, the Polestar 1.
Lately, many car manufacturers are turning their attention towards eco-friendly vehicles. In order to make the world a better place to live in, electric cars have started sharing the space with the conventional ones. Then we also have hybrids that sit in the middle between electric and conventional vehicles. One such hybrid is the Hyundai […]
Doesn’t it feel nice to be a member of a group of like-minded people? I mean, for me it is so much easier to initiate a conversation with a petrolhead than a normal human. And, most probably, we’d end up sharing our contact details. This is what happens on an informal level. Consider this in […]
Nurburgring, popularly knowns as the Green Hell, is one of the most demanding race tracks on this planet. It is the Mecca for sports car manufacturers to set (or break) lap times. Companies especially design and alter their products according to the track. Porsche has been a master of this game. Its latest gig involves […]
Aston Martin is rapidly modernising its range and culling old names in favor of new (or even older, in this case) names. The latest nameplate to get the boot is Vanquish, which will be replaced by the DBS moniker for the company’s new car.
The 2018 Beijing Motor Show is just around the corner. It is scheduled for 25 April, and preparations for it are in full swing. It is going to be a fully packed event with a plethora of exhibitors present with their products. Lexus too will be there, and it just gave us a hint of […]
First showcased at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show, the Genesis G70 is finally here to add to the lineup of Genesis saloons.
Pininfarina is making big strides in the electric automotive industry and has recently declared that a new battery-powered hypercar is indeed being indigenously developed at its studio.
It was in Nov last year when Infiniti showcased its all-new QX30 at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show. The vehicle did seem to be well thought out and it was quite clear that Infiniti wants the QX30 to land in the premium category. Now, the company has revealed that it is going to launch […]
The 2018 MECOTY Awards was recently wrapped up after a successful and gigantic event. It is one of the most prestigious awards here in the UAE. Just like MECOTY, another prestigious award is the Wheels COTY. And this year Honda Cars win at both of them.
The Mercedes-Maybach lineup is set to expand with the introduction of the new GLS ultra-luxury derivative. The GLS (formerly GL) will enter its third generation in 2019, by when the Maybach GLS is also expected to be available.
MG Motor has opened a new showroom in Dubai. Located on the Sheikh Zayed Road, near the Noor Bank metro station, the new showroom will provide various services and cater to the needs of the customers.
Tesla always manages to be in the news, whether it’s for the positives or negatives. This time it’s in the headlines because of a few reports that suggest that it is planning to start the production of its Model Y in next year.
Lamborghini Aventador has been one of my favourite Lambos ever because of several reasons. It has been a bedroom poster for many car enthusiasts. Being the craziest of the lot, Lamborghini didn’t want to end the chapter for the Aventador. And it hasn’t.
Taking into account Saudi Arabia’s love for special cars, Maserati has brought a limited edition Quattroporte GTS to its shores.
The Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) Award is one of the prestigious awards that a manufacturer can win in the region. This year it took place on 2nd April at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Various top executives of all major automotive brands from across the region and several dignitaries, including guests all the […]
Koenigsegg recently retired the Agera RS from production after having built 25 examples of the record-smashing hypercar.
Land Rover is bringing the smallest Range Rover over to the Middle Eastern markets to add to its existing lineup of V8 and V6 models. Also on offer is an electric-assisted powertrain.
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.
In addition to a fresh design and a few nips and tucks here and there, the new 2019 Mercedes-AMG A45 will also produce more than 400 hp without any hybrid or electric wizardry.
It’s only been a few weeks since Mercedes-Benz announced the launch of the 2019 G-Class, and AMG’s already taken one of these over to its facility for some ‘tweaks’. Now the company claims it is ready with the 2019 G63 AMG.
It has been a while since Skoda introduced a new vehicle here in the Middle East. We know it makes good products which are ‘Simply Clever’. Taking this design philosophy forward, Skoda has now launched its new Kodiaq in the UAE.
Ferrari is apparently hard at work developing a new platform that will purportedly have a hybrid powertrain as evidenced by a 488 doing silent rounds of the company’s Maranello testing facility.
Alfa Romeo is reportedly hard at work coming up with a two-door cousin to its Giulia four-door saloon. The rumored new Alfa won’t be just a poser, with its powerplant purported to develop upward of 640 hp.
Ferrari’s chief technology officer hinted at the development and launch of an all-new hypercar sometime by the end of this decade. The brand will be building a new halo car which will foreshadow a new generation of hot cars from Maranello.
The Middle East market is a significant one for Volvo. And the proof that the company has served its customers here well is that it has bagged in another award. This time it is the new XC60 that has received the Middle East Car of the Year Award for 2018.
Hyundai Accent is one of the successful products that the company has ever introduced in the Middle East market. Keeping this in mind, the Korean firm has officially launched the all-new 5th generation Accent.
As the day of the launch of the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt draws near, the Blue Oval has announced that it is taking orders for the limited-edition pony car.
Nissan has uncovered its brand-new 2019 Altima at the 2018 New York Auto Show. The car is said to be launched first in the US market and should reach the Middle East area by the end of this year.
The upcoming Toyota Supra is one hotly anticipated car with enthusiasts eagerly lapping up every tidbit about the car that surfaces over the web. The latest byte out of the Japanese carmaker’s secret testing department says that the new Supra is not going to get a manual transmission.
Honda Accord is one of the famous cars that we see on our roads. It has been received extremely well by the market since its inception. Now, Honda has brought the new Accord in the Middle East. It is in its 10th generation and is available across all Al Futtaim Honda showrooms in the UAE.