Monthly Archives: December 2018

“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.

Toyota Reportedly Expected To Push Corolla For A TRD Treatment

Toyota’s Corolla might be finally getting a justified performance persona that backs its sporty looks. Australia’s Car Sales, on Thursday, reported that a Corolla GR hot hatch was in the works to challenge recently unveiled models such as Hyundai’s Veloster N as well as old-timers such as Golf GTI. Toyota cut the ribbons, on its […]

The Collectors’ Workshop: A Tale Of Time-Laden Classic Cars Restored To Perfection

Vijay Pillai sowed his seeds of passion for classic cars during his childhood. As a son of an army soldier in India, Pillai’s father bought surplus vehicles which he helped him to restore and sell. However, it was the classic cars that passed by his house back then that lead to The Collectors’ Workshop in […]

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, […]

Ranked: 5 Of The Most Powerful And Fastest Cars Of 2018

With nearly a week left for the year to end, we at CarPrices are finally unleashing our retrospective articles compiling the good and the bad, the beautiful and the ugly, the impressive and the disappointments, so on and so forth. This year has particularly been huge for electric cars as well as their hyper-car iterations. […]

Commemorating Senna: McLaren Unveils One-Off P1 GTR

For the past three years, the team at McLaren Special Operations has been working on a rather special iteration to honour Ayrton Senna’s first F1 championship. From the image gallery above, the three years-worth of efforts seems to have evidently paid off with the new McLaren P1 GTR that is outfitted in Rocket Red and […]

2019 Chevrolet Corvette Lineup To Cost More

It might have been a rough month for the Corvette aficionados as the mid-engined C8 iterations have lately been grabbing the headline for all the wrong reasons. After news of the C8 Corvette not making it to the Detroit Auto Show next month, recent reports now suggest that the car will be delayed by at […]

BMW Grabs First Position In FIA Formula E Race In Saudi Arabia

It is no news that the Bavarians are lagging in the electrified motoring scene. In the meantime, while we hope that the wait is worth, the German automaker might have placed its first brick by clinching the first position at the first FIA Formula E race in Saudi Arabia. The Portuguese professional racer proved to […]

Top Five Most Favourite Sedans Of The UAE – Part II

In the last article, I talked about UAE’s five most favourite sedans from Asian manufacturers. This time, we’re moving up north to find out which European sedans have a great fan base in the Middle East. Here they are, in no particular order.

Would You Buy This One-And-Only Street Legal Porsche 935?

Porsche oldies have for long been in the radar of restorers who passionately resurrect several monikers that have left numerous hearts of its purists throbbing. However, this is no oldie, at least not something that would freely run the streets. Porsche’s 935 was crowned back in the day for terrorizing race-tracks with insane mechanics and […]

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 […]

Audi Will Defend Its Formula E Title This Season

Following a five-month break, the Formula E circus is returning for a fresh season on 15 December. The first race of the fifth season is scheduled to take place at Ad Diriyah. Ad Diriyah lies on the outskirts of the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh. The Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team with Daniel Abt and Lucas […]

Porsche Blesses The Macan S With A New 3.0-Litre V6 Engine

Porsche’s works on the Macan might have finally hit the right notes with its latest ‘S’ variant. While the previous iteration was not a bad-scorer and score nothing less than a good obedient SUV, this one comes with a meaner grunt and more power. The Macan S is now equipped with a newly developed 3.0-litre […]

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 […]

On Demand Fuel In Dubai Now Becomes Easier With Cafu App

Let’s face it, a lot of us, at some point, have wished for services that would deliver fuel to our cars and save us from the mundane petrol station visits and long ques. Well, a Dubai based app called Cafu might have just heard your voice. Cafu was a pre-existent app for the residents of […]

Drop-Top-Down: McLaren Unveils The All-New 720S Spider

Roughly 18 months ago, when McLaren replaced its 650S with the achingly-beautiful 720S, we couldn’t ask for anything more than a drop-top version. However, it seems like the British carmaker has heard the chants. Soon after its launch, the 720S soon became McLaren’s crowned prince with its mind-boggling looks and a staggering V8 that galloped […]

Top Five Most Favourite Sedans Of The UAE – Part I

Despite there being a global image of the UAE being full of cars like the Cadillac Escalade, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Ford F-150, And exotic hypercars, the fact is that all sorts of cars ply the roads of this country. You can find everything here from a humble hatchback to a fire-breathing hypercar with a 16-cylinder motor. […]

Automotive Brands And Their Luxury Spin-Offs In The UAE

Automobile manufacturers are always on the lookout for the next big thing to captivate their customers. From producing halo cars in severely limited numbers to participating in motorsports events, to signing up celebrities to endorse products, carmakers have been trying everything under the sun to grow sales. Often times, it does happen that some companies […]

The “Attack Mode” Is Just What Formula E Needed To Be ‘Electrifying’

Seems like the upcoming Formula E series will be much more interesting than we thought. Calling it the “Attack Mode” that will be fitted to the competing race cars, the feature seems to be as insane as it sounds. We can think if the new mode as a combination of a Joker Lap and a […]

Here’s Why This Super Snake Is The Rarest Of All Mustangs Out There

Ford’s Mustang is more than just a nameplate in its line-up. A moniker only becomes heritage if it retains the very principle on which it was built on. And the Mustang falls nothing short of it. While Ford’s pony-bearing muscle has gathered numerous purists over time, we suspect if a lot of them would reckon […]

SsangYong’s Rexton-Inspired Rally Weapon Is One Mean Machine

We might have not come across SsangYong as an automaker with a well-established heritage in Motorsports, which could be the reason why it is entering one of the most gruelling rallies in the world. Yet again. The Dakar Rally, set in North America, which is set to be flagged off from January 6, next year […]

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 […]