Monthly Archives: October 2018

Ford Unveils Lighter Iteration Of The GT. Say Hello To The New Carbon Series

Ford has introduced a new lightweight iteration of its top-selling GT sports car christened as the Carbon Series GT. Evident from its name the new special edition GT makes extensive use of carbon fibre to save significant weight. Shedding almost 18kgs than the standard GT model, the new Carbon Series GT has ditched the conventional […]

CDK Global Connect 2018 Covers Future Trends Of Automotive Industry

Leading dealer management software provider, CDK Global hosted an enlightening workshop on October 22 that covered potent topics of the automotive industry such as machine learning and advanced sensor technologies, the shift of customer transactions from ownership to rentals and subscriptions, the reorganisation of an industry from selling cars to managing transportation assets and, the […]

Renault Puts Its Hat In The EV-Ring With The 2020 Captur

Renault is preparing a plug-in hybrid variant of the new Captur crossover for 2020. The Captur marks as the French manufacturer’s first attempt in the electrified segment. Being the third most yielding nameplate in the company’s line-up, the Capture not only acts as a curtain raiser for the company’s EV aspirations but also faces the […]

Mercedes-Benz Quietly Reveals 2019 Product Offensive

There is something for everyone next year from Mercedes-Benz, as seen from the firm’s 2019 product launch plan placed discreetly in a seemingly boring sales report.

Jaguar Unveils F-Type Chequered Flag Special Edition With Series Of Cosmetic Upgrades

Jaguar has ripped the covers off the latest special edition of its flagship sports car, F-Type. The Chequered Flag edition celebrates the brand’s 70th anniversary of building sports cars and are furnished with a series of cosmetic upgrades on the outside and inside. To start with, the Chequered Flag edition comes in three colour options […]

McLaren Revives The F1 With The New Speedtail

Bless the engineers at McLaren for the Speedtail is finally here. Inheriting the F1 moniker from the nineties, McLaren has finally unveiled its centre-seated beast that falls in the millennial hyper-GT segment. Like the F1, the new Speedtail also comes as the peculiar three seater with a centrally positioned driver and two rear seats on […]

DEWA Adds 100 New EV Charging Stations Across Dubai

The Dubai Electric and Water Authority (DEWA) on Wednesday concluded the second phase of its initiative to install 100 additional EV Green Charger stations across the city. According to a statement that was issued by the DEWA, the number of charging stations in Dubai has now doubled from 100 to 200. “We are pleased to […]

Cadillac Ties Up 15-Year-Old V-Series Tradition With ATS-V And CTS-V Pedestal Edition

As a celebration for 15 years of its V-series model, Cadillac is now launching a limited Pedestal edition models that will be based off the V Coupe and the CTS-V. The company stated that the bookings for the first lot are set to begin in the first week of November after which it will be […]

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.

Volkswagen Launches Its First Mini-SUV T-Roc

Volkswagen has launched its smallest iteration of an SUV with the new T-Cross. The German auto giant has placed the new offering below the T-Roc in the line-up and mechanically takes inspiration from its hatchback-sibling Polo supermini. The model is based on the MQB A0 platform measuring 4,107mm long and 1,558mm tall. This makes the […]

SPIED! 2020 BMW Alpina B7 To Arrive With The Refreshed 7-Series

BMW is amid preparation for a mid-cycle refresh for the 7-series. Currently, the 7-series stands as one of the most technologically advanced cars in BMW’s line-up. As BMW is putting the final touches on the updated iteration, reports suggest that the folks at Alpina will ready their own version by the time the former hits […]

SPIED! 2019 Focus ST Could Carry Same EcoBoost Engine As The Mustang

Ford seems to be ready with its next ST badge in the line-up with the all-new Focus. Latest spy shots of the 2019-launch, bearing the 16-year-old traditional ST badge, tells almost everything about its latest design cues. The fourth-generation Focus could be Ford’s last hand on internal combustion engines as reports now suggest that the […]

Lynk And Co Hints At Its 2019 World Touring Car Cup Weapon With Cyan Racing

Lynk and Co might be hinting at putting up a good fight against its turf rivals Volvo and Polestar by forming a collaboration with Cyan Racing. Cyan racing was split from Polestar after the latter was acquired by Volvo in 2015. Currently operating primarily out of China, Lynk and Co.’s new tie-up with Cyan racing […]

Audi Unveils Facelifted New R8 With Mean Looks And More Power

Audi has been building the hype for the next-gen R8. After tons of speculations and predictions, the Volkswagen owned company has finally taken the covers off the new facelifted R8. We could sum up the new R8 with four words: meaner looks and more power. However, a close look at the car will help you […]

Aston Martin Could Name Its Upcoming Hypercar As Valhalla

Aston Martin’s work on a third hypercar is no news. Codenamed as Project 003, the upcoming car will prop up the upcoming Valkyrie and the Valkyrie Pro. Recent reports suggest that the British car manufacturer will call the car ‘Valhalla’. Aston has reportedly applied to trademark the name with the World Intellectual Property Organization late […]

SPIED! Ferrari Purosangue Test Mule Spotted With Long Wheel Base And High Ground Clearance

Earlier this month, Ferrari turned the tables by announcing its entry into the SUV segment by the year 2025. This news comes a few months after the Lamborghini unveiled its first SUV, Urus. A few weeks after Ferrari’s announcement, a test mule of the Purosangue was spotted. At first glance of the shiny test mule, […]

Jaguar I-Pace Falls Short On Mileage To Take On Tesla

For the model year 2019, Jaguar is aiming at a range of 240 miles for its full-electric compact SUV I-Pace. However, recent reports of EPA suggests that the SUV ranked with an approximate range of 234 miles, falling a bit shy from the British automaker’s goals. The I-Pace carries a 90-kilowatt-hour battery compared to the […]

McLaren To Manufacture One Model Of The Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo Hypercar

McLaren is pulling the levers to put its Ultimate Vision GT into production. However, we might not be expecting a mass production or even a special edition model. Codenamed as the BC03, the car is specially commissioned by a loyal McLaren customer and will be built by the McLaren Special Operations (SPO). The BC in […]

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.

Ford Widens Production Target For 350 Additional GT Models

Citing ‘overwhelming’ demand from the customers, Ford has ramped up its production by 350 models. The additional GTs will be produced in two further years, the company said in a statement. Interested buyers of the upcoming GT supercars has been provided with a span of one month starting from November 8 to submit their applications […]

Porsche Confirms Production Of Mission E Cross Turismo

Porsche has officially pushed its Mission E Cross Turismo concept from the drawing board to production lines. It could be said that the new Turismo will be an alternative body style for the Taycan electric sedan. The Mission E Cross Turismo was first showcased at the Geneva auto show in March this year as a […]

Further Details About Upcoming BMW i4 Surface

BMW’s sluggish progress in the EV segment is no news. While Audi and Mercedes Benz have already launched their complete-electric SUVs this year, BMW struggled with a concept of the Vision iNext that is scheduled to enter production in 2021. Auto Express was opportune to dig out some fresh details on the i4 electric car […]

Lexus Reveals Pricing And Specifications Of The New RC Coupe

Lexus has unveiled complete pricing and specifications of its new BMW 4-series rival, RC Coupe. For MY2019 Lexus has cut down the price on the Coupe by $444 at $50,737 for the entry-level model. Similar to last year, the RC Coupe will be provided with the same three trim levels, however, with a new moniker. […]

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.

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 […]

New 2019 Skoda Scala To Replace Rapid

A few weeks ago Carprices had reported about a new offering in the Skoda lineup that would replace its longstanding sedan, Rapid. Now, Skoda raised a green flag on the new ‘Scala’ and confirmed its details. The car is expected to be launched by the end of this year and will lock horns with Volkswagen’s […]

Porsche Expands Panamera Family With Two New GTS Models

Porsche seems to be turning its attention on its sports saloon and estate with the new Panamera GTS and Panamera GTS Sports Tourismo. Under the hood, both the models carry the 4.0-litre twin turbo V8 engine that now calls for extra grunt, clocking the power at 453bhp along with 620Nm of torque, a rise of […]

Paris Motor Show 2018: Lexus Reveals UX 250h Crossover SUV

Lexus, at the Paris Motor Show, revealed the prices and specifications of its new UX 250h crossover SUV. The car will be sold in three trims and one engine variant. Underpinning the UX is Toyota’s GA-C global architecture marking its first ever use by Lexus. Apart from that, the company also debuted two new powertrains […]

Paris Motor Show 2018: Infiniti Takes Covers Off Project Black S Concept

Japanese luxury automaker Infiniti, at the Paris motor show, unveiled its latest Project Black S that might inspire future sports models in the company’s lineup. The Q60 inspired coupe was showcased at the Paris motor show with a few tweaks after earlier revealing at the Geneva auto show. The Infiniti Project Black S takes mechanical […]

Paris Motor Show 2018: Audi Launches All New A1

Audi seems to be rocketing its already-successful small car segment, with the launch of the new A1. The company enjoyed a massive 830,000 sales of the car since it went into production in 2011. And the new A1 does not seem to have any intention to harm the trend. The updated supermini, which shares its […]

Paris Motor Show 2018: Skoda Showcases New Vision RS

Skoda might have garnered the sole attention at the Paris motor show on Tuesday after it took the covers off the concept of a 245bhp plug-in hybrid, Vision RS. We speculate that the Vision RS might be a close glimpse of the unnamed family car that Volkswagen had earlier hinted about. The upcoming EV is […]

Paris Motor Show 2018: Mercedes Benz Launches The New B-Class MPV

Mercedes-Benz, on Tuesday, launched the all-new B-Class MPV at the Paris Motor show. The addition to the ‘B’ badge is most likely an attempt by the company to revitalise the segment which has reportedly been one of the company’s weakest. The new MPV is based on the same platform that underpins the recently introduced A-Class. […]

Porsche Confirms Production Of 911 Speedster

Porsche has officially confirmed the production for its 911 Speedster concept and has debuted it at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. According to the company, only 1,948 models of the car will be built by the company and will exit the production lines in early 2019. The company had introduced the car back in June […]

Audi Unveils The New 2018 SQ2 SUV

Audi’s new SUV, SQ2 which was first talked about in March at the company’s press conference has now been officially revealed by the company. The SUV has garnered speculations after it was spied testing at the Nurburgring on numerous occasions. The new SQ2 carries a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine, capable of producing 296bhp of […]

BMW Updates Battery Capacity On The New i3 And i3S

Amid an ambitious surge in the electrified segment of the company, BMW has now updated a card in its portfolio and added a few features to the i3. To make the vehicle more practical, the company has replaced the old battery pack on the EV with a new denser one. The cell capacity on the […]