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

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 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

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 >>

So we got a 2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR

If you look beyond the hype, the Jaguar F-Type isn’t anything ground-breaking when it comes to sports cars. Based off of a decade-old chassis with carryover engines, its claim to fame was always the noise rather than the dynamics, at least when compared to various rivals. Read More >>

So we got a 2017 Geely Emgrand X7 Sport

The name doesn’t quite roll off the tongue, but then again, most car names don’t nowadays. The Geely Emgrand X7 Sport is the latest player from China to take on the Middle East crossover market. Read More >>

First drive: 2017 Nissan GT-R in the UAE (video)

It’s hard to believe that the R35-generation Nissan GT-R has been around for almost a decade. So long, in fact, that it’s creator Kazutoshi Mizuno has already retired and chilling on a beach somewhere. Read More >>

So we got a 2017 Skoda Octavia

The Skoda Octavia is long forgotten here as a viable contender in the compact segment, but when we finally took one for a spin, we found it to be a value-packed alternative to the venerable VW Golf. Read More >>

So we got a 2017 Bentley Bentayga (video)

We’ve been following the development of the Bentley Bentayga quite closely. We saw it up close in concept form, with that much-derided front-end. We saw it in its world debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, where we saw its famous Breitling dash-clock option that costs as much as the car. Read More >>

Nostalgia Classic Cars showroom opens in Dubai

Nostalgia Classic Cars has launched its first showroom in the UAE. The company also provides restoration and maintenance for classic cars. Read More >>

Long-term update: Our Honda S2000 gets Batt-Mobile battery replacement on the spot

batt-mobile Our Honda S2000’s battery wasn’t holding charge as well as it should, so when it finally died after just over a year, we called in our buddies at Batt-Mobile to replace the battery right down in our parking lot. Read More >>

So we got a 2017 Volkswagen Passat

The American-built VW Passat got a minor facelift last year, having been on the market since 2012. We thought it’d have a bigger impact on the midsize sedan scene, given that it easily has the most cabin space in this segment, but key features were missing that may have caused it to become an also-ran. Read More >>

UDrive and Ekar pay-per-minute rental car services launched in UAE

Two new rental car services have been launched in the UAE that offer a by-the-minute payment option if you don’t need a rental car for the whole day. Read More >>

First drive: 2017 Porsche Panamera in the UAE

Porsche has a history of creating cars that cause a negative reaction, even if only temporarily. Aging enthusiasts will remember the 914 from the 70s. Read More >>

So we got a 2017 Honda Civic 1.6 LX

Honda has been busy trying new things lately, and while we may never see the fruits of their labour when it comes to the NSX or the Type-R, we are now getting a base version of the latest Honda Civic with a 1.6-litre engine. Read More >>