First drive: 2016 Volkswagen Passat in the UAE

2016 Volkswagen Passat in the UAE The Americanised Volkswagen Passat has been around since 2012, when it caused a few ripples by separating from the smaller European Passat and transforming into a larger car with class-leading space for a midsize sedan. Read More >>

First drive: 2016 Hyundai Elantra 2.0 in the UAE

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The Hyundai Elantra is a subcompact that has been around since a long time. Although not much of an attention grabber, it is apparently a sales success in the Middle East, owing to the great exterior design and price tag. Read More >>

First drive: 2016 Audi A3 Sedan in the UAE

2016 Audi A3 Sedan in the UAE Downsizing is rampant nowadays, and the same goes for premium cars. We’re not talking about job losses, but the size of cars. The Audi A3 started life as a lacklustre hatchback about a decade ago, and we called it out as such back then. Read More >>

Jaguar F-Type Project 7 now on sale in the GCC

Jaguar F-Type Project 7 The Jaguar F-Type Project 7 made its debut at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed on 26 June as a concept car, but it has now become the first Jaguar performance vehicle from Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Operations team, produced in a limited-edition run of “up to” 250 units. Read More >>

So we got a 2016 Ford Explorer Sport

2016 Ford Explorer Sport in the UAE Going from a body-on-frame SUV to a crossover has been a big win for the Ford Explorer. Although we were underwhelmed by its performance, it clearly clicked with a lot of people who were fine with its standard V6. Read More >>

First drive: 2016 McLaren 570S in the UAE

2016 McLaren 570S in the UAE 16 When you think “entry-level,” it conjures up images of Hyundai Accents and call-centre workers. However, in the world of premium cars, even “entry-level” has a wholly different meaning. Read More >>

First drive: 2016 Chrysler 300S in the UAE

2016 Chrysler 300S in the UAE 2 When we drove the redesigned second-gen Chrysler 300C about four years back, we wanted to like the car, but it was a bit of a boat in terms of handling, even though its sister-model, the Dodge Charger, was a pretty decent corner-carver. Read More >>

IBV Supercar Club launched in Dubai

IBV Supercar Club Dubai The first of its kind in the region, the IBV Supercar Club launched recently in Dubai after years of operational success in South Africa. Where individual car clubs tend to target one brand, in a break from tradition, IBV Supercar Club aims to bring together all types of supercars and their owners. Read More >>

First drive: 2015 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid in the UAE

2015 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid in the UAE 2 With a governmental push for “green” initiatives, the ubiquity of hybrid cars is inevitable in the UAE, even if the current lukewarm sentiments are due to lack of actual subsidies to reduce the higher prices of hybrid cars, as in Western countries. Read More >>

So we got a 2016 Volvo V60 Polestar

2016 Volvo V60 Polestar in the UAE We’ve never been fans of wagons. Wagon-love is only a thing among bloggers who claim to be car enthusiasts, yet drive about in boring cars that are not wagons. Read More >>

So we got a 2015 Ford Mustang GT 5.0

2015 Ford Mustang GT in the UAE The previous-generation Mustang, despite all its flaws, was about as perfect as you could make a muscle-car design. So when the new-gen Mustang was unveiled, it caused quite a stir due to its polarising styling — you either loved it or didn’t love it. Read More >>

Long-term update: Our Toyota FJ Cruiser just became more rare

mash-toyota-fj-cruiser We always knew our Toyota FJ Cruiser would become sought-after one day, just like the original FJ40 it gets its name from. What we didn’t know was that it’d happen so soon. Read More >>

First drive: 2016 McLaren 675LT in the UAE

2015 McLaren 675LT in the UAE The McLaren 675LT is the limited-edition “Long Tail” version of the 650S, featuring lighter weight, more power and extra-aggressive styling. With only 500 being built in this coupe form, the car already sold out within months of its debut this summer. Read More >>

So we got a 2015 Infiniti Q50 S

2015 Infiniti Q50 S in the UAE If there is such a thing as a start-up among luxury car brands, Infiniti would be one of them. Created at around the same time as Lexus a quarter of a century ago, Infiniti never really made an impact on the automotive landscape until about a decade ago. Read More >>

First drive: 2016 Lamborghini Aventador LP750-4 SuperVeloce Roadster in the UAE

2016 Lamborghini Aventador LP-750 SV Roadster in the UAE 13 Let’s get the obvious out of the way. This is the new Lamborghini Aventador LP750-4 SuperVeloce Roadster. Is it very very fast? Yes it is. Read More >>