Long-term update: Running costs of Omar’s BMW M135i in Qatar

BMW M135i It’s been a good while with the 2013 BMW M135i so let’s talk about running costs. Servicing is cheap as it comes with a 5-year service pack so the only thing I should have to cover are tyres (which I’m sure will be fearsomely expensive if I stick with the OEM Pilot Super Sports) and batteries. Read More >>

We drive Michelin racecars in Malaysia, and take 2 readers with us

Michelin Pilot Sport Experience 2015 Michelin Arabia invited us for a trip to Malaysia a couple of months ago, for the 2015 edition of the Michelin Pilot Sport Experience, to drive all sorts of race-cars at the F1 circuit in Sepang. Read More >>

Win a once-in-a-lifetime race experience in Malaysia with Michelin

michelin-story-1 For the first time ever, Michelin is offering journalists from this region the unique opportunity of driving real race cars, and testing Michelin’s technical innovations in a safe driving environment, as they participate in the exciting Michelin Pilot Sport Experience 2015, at Sepang International F1 Circuit in Malaysia. Read More >>

Competition: Win a Ramadan’s supply of premium Carlsbad Mineral Water

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Carlsbad Mineral Water, makers of Mattoni and Aquila water with Pininfarina-designed bottles as well as Magnesia water for racing drivers, is giving away a Ramadan month’s supply of premium mineral water to three lucky DriveArabia.com readers on Facebook. Read More >>

Competition: Win UAE premiere tickets to Anchorman 2 this week

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As a tie-in with the 2014 Dodge Durango launch, we are giving away 3 pairs of Anchorman 2 premiere tickets. That’s right, three UAE-based readers will each win a pair of tickets to the movie’s premiere in the UAE. Read More >>

Competition: Win Ford Focus ST t-shirt and cap

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Here’s your chance to win some exclusive Ford Focus ST apparel. As regular readers may know, we have declared the Focus to be the best hot hatch for the money, and if you feel the same, you now have a chance to show it by winning this Focus ST gift hamper that includes a t-shirt and a cap. Read More >>

Special Offer: Farba Guard detailing / tinting / paint protection at huge discount


In partnership with Farba Guard, we’re offering our readers an entire suite of services for your car at 40% to 60% off. Farba Guard now offers window tinting and paint protection alongside full detailing, so you can either avail of one, two or all three services at a discount! Read More >>

Competition: Win 2 pairs of F1-branded PUMA shoes and t-shirts


Here’s your chance to win some exclusive apparel. PUMA has launched the new Mercedes AMG Petronas collection of apparel and footwear, a new addition to PUMA Motorsport for Autumn/Winter 2012. Read More >>

Competition: Win 5 Farba Guard Premier Detailing Packages in the UAE


That’s right. In association with DriveArabia.com, Dubai-based Farba Guard is giving away their Premier Detailing Package exclusively to FIVE lucky readers. The package, worth Dhs 900, includes full exterior detailing, interior detailing, headlight polish, engine-bay detailing and wheels. Read More >>

Competition: Win 10 Hyundai Euro 2012 footballs


We have arranged for Hyundai UAE, Juma Al Majid, to give away 10 branded footballs. The full-sized footballs are official Euro 2012 merchandise, as the tournament was sponsored by Hyundai. Read More >>

Competition: Win Senna DVD and McLaren USB card


Ayrton Senna, considered by some as the greatest Formula 1 driver ever, died in a crash during a race on May 1, 1994. SENNA is a tightly-edited documentary about his life, chronicling his early years as a race right up till his death, using only video footage, most of behind-the-scenes incidents never seen before, and there is no commentary. Read More >>

Airbrush contest at Middle East Motor Tuning Show 2012


The MEMTS Airbrush Contest, the automotive equivalent of a graphic-design competition, is back for its second year at the 3rd Middle East Motor Tuning Show, to be held at Expo Centre Sharjah from March 15 to 17, 2012. Read More >>

Competition: Win 5 pairs of VIP tickets to Big Boys Toys 2012


The 2012 edition of the Big Boys Toys lifestyle event will run from the 9th to the 11th of February at the Atlantis in Dubai. Read More >>

Special Offer: Farba Guard detailing package at 65% off


Take your car for a luxury detailing, including 6-step paint polishing, interior cleaning, engine detailing and headlight polishing, at Farba Guard, worth Dhs 950, for only Dhs 333. Read More >>

Competition: Win GM classic models and 4GB USB


Our generous Ramadan giveaways continue, courtesy of my personal collection. This week, we’re giving away a set of three palm-sized 1:43-scale models that depict the evolution of General Motors design during their golden years. Read More >>