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  • iF Design winner Kia Sorento launched in the UAE
    Kia’s sole distributor in the UAE, Al Majid Motors Co., has just launched its latest automotive offering, the all-new Sorento. The eagerly anticipated sports utility vehicle (SUV) in its third gen
  • Volkswagen track day roars great success
    An exclusive track day event for Volkswagen car owners was a roaring success, with more than 120 drivers assembling to display and race their beloved cars on a professional track. The free track d
  • The first Ferrari Sergio arrives in the UAE
    The first Ferrari Sergio has arrived in the United Arab Emirates. It has been delivered to its new owner, the SBH Royal Auto Gallery in the UAE, at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit, where the Finali

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  • Revealed: MSO Defined
    MSO introduces Defined range McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has announced a range of available series options for the McLaren 650S, and Asia-only 625C, under the newly established ‘MSO Defined’ division. This forms the first of fiv....
  • ENGINES BECOMING MORE FRUGAL
    Global automotive electronics heavyweight Bosch says the world’s favourite vehicle fuel is still petrol but alternative technologies and energies are catching up as all types of powertrains become increasingly more efficient. China leads the....
  • Track Days
    Fastest-accelerating Bentley to date stops off at Yas to show off its style There are only 300 of them in the world (or at least will be), 46 of which are destined for the GCC, and all of them are very much spoken for. But, like McLaren’s....
  • Revealed: McLaren 650S Le Mans
    MSO celebrates great Le Mans win Every one of the 106 models of the McLaren F1 built has a story to tell, with those wearing a ‘GTR’ badge boasting a lineage back to one of the most famous results in the history of the 24 Hours of Le Man....
  • All-round view technology key to Volvo Cars’ goal of no fatal accidents by 2020
    With the development of a new safety feature that locates collision-free escape routes, Volvo Cars has taken one of the final steps towards realising its vision that by 2020 no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo car. I....
  • Record-breaker Sulayem steps out of retirement
    Mohammed Ben Sulayem, the record-breaking 14-times FIA Middle East rally champion, steps out of retirement after more than 12 years this weekend to contest the second round of the 2015 UAE National Rally Championship. Sulayem, who won the D....
  • Jordanian coasts to car park drift title
    A full house of over 7,000 spectators lined the Red Bull Car Park Drift final stage held at Dubai’s Meydan Racecourse to watch Jordanian drifter Ahmad Dahham win the title in his 600 hp turbocharged Nissan Silvia. The charismatic Jordanian....
  • Inaugural TRD 86 Cup kicks off
    The UAE’s motor racing fans were treated to close-fought, nail-biting racing action as the inaugural TRD 86 Cup opening weekend kicked off at Yas Marina Circuit. In December, ten UAE-based drivers lined up on the grid for the inaugural ra....
  • Gamers prove credentials at 24 Hours
    The Nismo PlayStation GT Academy continued its legacy of unearthing real racing talent from the world of PlayStation’s Gran Turismo game last month, when an all-gamer line-up finished the 2015 Dubai 24 Hours race in second position in the to....
  • Audi Sport TT Cup field confirmed
    The first decision in the 2015 Audi Sport TT Cup has been made. The 18 permanent slots for the season have been awarded. A high-caliber jury that included Audi Sport TT Cup coach Markus Winkelhock, Le Mans winner Marco Werner and the former ra....
  • High-tech facility mirrors heart and soul of Porsche 918 Spyder
    The Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid supercar has been called the “genetic blueprint for the Porsche sports car of the future,” but the technical innovations aren’t restricted to the car’s two electric power systems and V8 engine punching 887....
  • Rods of iron hold pride of place in auto history
    The hot rod is as American as baseball, hot dogs, apple pie, crack houses, and Charlie Sheen. But tyranny of time and distance has never stopped us in the UAE drooling over these gorgeous vehicles during a snack of hummus and fatoush and a puff o....
  • Tokai Challengers Middle East Debut
    Solar Flare Tokai Challengers Middle East Debut Tokai Challenger, winner of the 2009 and 2011 World Solar Challenge, the worlds premier race for solar cars, is set to make its Middle East debut at the World Future Energy Summit from January 1....
  • AMG doesn’t Affalter
    Finely-tuned Mercedes-Benz derivatives light up Yas Marina Circuit – Ross Guinane Any evening spent on track is an evening well spent. The sights, the sounds, the chicanes… it’s one of the perks of the job that we can accept envy over. Un....
  • TAMING THE TIGER
    When it comes to soft-roaders, Ross Guinane finds that Volkswagens Tiguan is as honest and helpful as the best of them There are few marques that always manage to please me. Volkswagen just happens to be one of them. Apart from the trek to th....
  • TURBO LION
    Classic style of 308 CC is far from Pug ugly  Back in my homeland, any Peugeot convertible was solely the domain of air hostesses and hairdressers. They were funky, stylish, well priced, a pleasure to drive and pretty efficient. In retro....
  • AMG doesn’t Affalter
    Finely-tuned Mercedes-Benz derivatives light up Yas Marina Circuit – Ross Guinane Any evening spent on track is an evening well spent. The sights, the sounds, the chicanes… it’s one of the perks of the job that we can accept envy over. Un....
  • TAMING THE TIGER
    When it comes to soft-roaders, Ross Guinane finds that Volkswagens Tiguan is as honest and helpful as the best of them There are few marques that always manage to please me. Volkswagen just happens to be one of them. Apart from the trek to th....
  • TURBO LION
    Classic style of 308 CC is far from Pug ugly  Back in my homeland, any Peugeot convertible was solely the domain of air hostesses and hairdressers. They were funky, stylish, well priced, a pleasure to drive and pretty efficient. In retro....