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  • Top spec Range Rover turns 21
    This year marks the 21st anniversary of Land Rover’s introduction of the Autobiography designation – then and now the pinnacle of the Range Rover model line-up. Across two decades Autobiography h
  • Next gen powertrain coming with CT6
    Cadillac is due to introduce a new generation of V6 engines and a new eight-speed transmission which are set to power the flagship CT6 when it makes its world premiere March 31 at the New York Intern
  • Limited edition Quattroporte dazzles fashionistas
    To celebrate the Maserati Quattroporte Zegna Limited Edition, Ermenegildo Zegna and Maserati hosted an exclusive launch event at the Four Seasons Resort in Dubai last month. The event was the thi

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Events

  • Geneva motor show

    SWISS BLISS Flashing lights, gorgeous babes, pounding music, staggeringly stunning metal ... w....
  • Qatar Motor Show

    Small matter of Qatar Spearheaded by the German marques, with a sprinkle of Brits for good measur....
  • BAICING ALL OVER

    ROSS GUINANE and PHILIP MOORE  report from the Beijing motor show The UAE features long a....

Road Test

  • Tested: Carrera GTS

    Grunt. Technique. Speed. A 911 is great. A 911 Carrera is better. A 911 Carrera GTS, though....
  • Tested: Lexus RC F

    Track pack Add an “F” to your Lexus RC and you have a race-ready performance coupe, just....
  • Tested: Ford Expedition

    Platinum package Ford’s big Expedition offers space, performance, comfort, and capability,....
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  • Revealed: Aston Martin Vulcan Fire power
    Introducing the Aston Martin Vulcan – a track-only supercar and the British luxury brand’s most intense and exhilarating creation to date Born out of extensive motorsport experience – and using the brand’s acknowledged flair for desi....
  • Classic chat
    Rebirth of a legend Almost 80 years since the Jensen name appeared on cars, the famous marque returns with the opportunity to order the first officially sanctioned model in 13 years. Tim Hearley, executive chairman of The Jensen Group, tell....
  • Super Showdown
    Super rare supercars They’re called super-cars for reasons other than being extremely fast — they’re super expensive and ridiculously exclusive Forget your Aston Martin One-77s and your Jaguar XKR-S GTs. You can even keep your Ferra....
  • Revealed: McLaren 675LT
    Luscious Longtail McLaren 675LT to make world debut at 85th Geneva Motor Show, with focus on performance, light weight, and ultimate levels of driver engagement Offered as a coupé only, the 675LT will be the most track-focused, yet road....
  • Future Fuels
    NEUTRAL FUELS BRINGS BIOFUEL WORLD 1ST TO DUBAI MUNICIPALITY Dubai is the first city in the world to adopt biodiesel made 100 per cent locally from 100 per cent waste cooking oil for use in municipality vehicles – Will Rankin Dub....
  • Schmid on track for double title success
    Al Nabooda Racing believe they have taken a decisive step towards clinching another double title success in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East which is heading for a big climax at Bahrain International Circuit this month. After an in....
  • New champs will find titles tough to keep
    After a dramatic climax to the Emirates Desert Championship, new cars, bikes and quads champions Ahmad Al Maqoodi, Jake Shipton and Humaid Al Mashghouni can already anticipate a tough title defence next season as the UAE’s national Baja rall....
  • 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....
  • Safety First
    Volvo’s giant leap for carkind Swedish auto manufacturer moves closer to zero accident plans with never seen before safety systems and technology in the all-new XC90 – and it’s green too, writes Will Rankin Volvo has long been reno....
  • 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....
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  • 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....
  • Zalim
    zalim....
  • 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....