So we got a 2017 Nissan Patrol Nismo

2017-Nissan-Patrol-Nismo-in-the-UAE-600x450 So we got a 2017 Nissan Patrol Nismo  It’s been about a year since the Nismo version of the Patrol took the UAE by storm. A sporty version of a legendary body-on-frame offroader? Read More >>

First drive: 2017 Ford Mustang GT California Special in the UAE

2017-Ford-Mustang-GT-California-Special-in-the-UAE-1-600x450 First drive: 2017 Ford Mustang GT California Special in the UAE  The current Ford Mustang GT is quite possibly the best all-rounder sports coupe to come out of America ever. And while it’s still pretty fresh, having hit the GCC only in 2015, there is a facelift on the way for 2018. Read More >>

First drive: 2017 Lincoln Continental in the UAE

2017-Lincoln-Continental-in-the-UAE-2-600x398 First drive: 2017 Lincoln Continental in the UAE  When you’re shopping for luxury sedans, Lincoln isn’t exactly the first name on your list. It probably isn’t even the tenth car on your list, and you probably only remembered the brand when you went to the showroom looking at the three other luxury brands that the UAE dealer forces the Lincoln to share showroom space with. Read More >>

So we got a 2017 GMC Acadia Denali

2017-GMC-Acadia-Denali-in-the-UAE-600x450 So we got a 2017 GMC Acadia Denali  The previous GMC Acadia was an odd one. Essentially a minivan in functionality, but disguised as an SUV, the Acadia was actually more practical and spacious inside than the Yukon. Read More >>

So we got a 2017 MG GS 4WD

2017-MG-GS-in-the-UAE-600x450 So we got a 2017 MG GS 4WD  Morris Garages, the well-known (in Europe at least) British brand that’s best known for making little sports cars back in the day and hopped-up Rover-based sedans most recently before they shut shop. Read More >>

So we got a 2017 Toyota Fortuner

2017-Toyota-Fortuner-in-the-UAE-600x450 So we got a 2017 Toyota Fortuner  When the all-new Toyota Fortuner debuted a year ago, it created waves with its new-age styling that still somehow looked like a tough offroader (unless, say, the poor attempt that is the new Land Rover Discovery). Read More >>

First drive: 2017 Ram 1200 and Ram 1500 in the UAE

2017-Ram-1500-and-1200-in-the-UAE-10-600x450 First drive: 2017 Ram 1200 and Ram 1500 in the UAE  Ram — Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles’ truck brand — extended their Middle East line-up for 2017 with the addition of the new Ram 1200 metric-ton pickup truck as well as several new trim levels of the existing Ram 1500 full-sizer. Read More >>

Long-term update: Jaguar XK — the dealer is the best option sometimes

2008-Jaguar-XK-in-the-UAE-600x450 Long-term update: Jaguar XK -- the dealer is the best option sometimes  There are a few obvious things you should know about owning a luxury car. One is dealer maintenance and repair can be ridiculously expensive. The other is that most non-dealer garages don’t know how to maintain or repair a modern luxury car beyond the mechanical basics. Read More >>

So we got a 2017 Ford Edge Sport

2017-Ford-Edge-Sport-600x450 So we got a 2017 Ford Edge Sport  The Ford Edge Sport has been around since late last year, as the top dog in the redesigned Edge line-up. While we did drive the regular Edge Titanium in Jordan in 2016, the Sport is an entirely different beast. Read More >>

Nissan introduces Desert Camel Power to measure sand offroad abilities for 4x4s

2017-Nissan-Patrol-camel-power-600x450 Nissan introduces Desert Camel Power to measure sand offroad abilities for 4x4s  This may sound a bit ridiculous initially, but Nissan Middle East has just announced a new concept to “revolutionise the way vehicles are evaluated for desert performance.” Developed by Nissan engineers over the past two years, Desert Camel Power uses a “scientifically proven formula to determine, in an accurately measurable and reproducible way, how a given vehicle will perform in typical desert off-road conditions.” It’s been a while since we graduated from engineering school, so we’ll just publish the specifics as told by Nissan. Read More >>

First drive: 2018 Nissan Kicks in the UAE

2018-Nissan-Kicks-in-the-UAE-600x450 First drive: 2018 Nissan Kicks in the UAE  Nissan invited us to a “surprise” launch event in Dubai, only telling us that it will be a crossover of some sort. That crossover turned out to be the 2018 Nissan Kicks. Read More >>

Long-term update: Nissan Patrol dealer service costs in Dubai

2014-Nissan-Patrol-LE-in-the-UAE-600x450 Long-term update: Nissan Patrol dealer service costs in Dubai  Six months had passed since the first free service at 1000 km, so we took in our 2014 Nissan Patrol LE for its first paid service at the Dubai dealer. Read More >>

First drive: 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC 250 Coupe in the UAE

2017-Mercedes-Benz-GLC-250-in-the-UAE-600x450 First drive: 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC 250 Coupe in the UAE  I’ve never understood the SUV-coupe genre. They’re about as functional as a hollow plastic hammer, offering neither the cabin space of a conventional SUV, nor the dynamism of a low-slung coupe. Read More >>

Tesla Model S and Model X launched in the UAE (video)

Tesla-Model-S-600x450 Tesla Model S and Model X launched in the UAE (video)  Tesla today will begin accepting online orders for Model S and Model X in the UAE. Customers in the UAE can now visit the online design studio website to customise and order the Tesla vehicle. Read More >>

EmiratesEVRT road trip promotes electric cars in UAE

EmiratesEVRT-Tesla-in-UAE-2-600x450 EmiratesEVRT road trip promotes electric cars in UAE  The first Emirates Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EEVRT) concluded at The Sustainable City in Dubai last week, opening nine new charging stations in the UAE along the way and promoting electric vehicle adoption in the country. Read More >>