So we got a 2016 Chrysler 300 SRT

2016 Chrysler 300 SRT in the UAE Guess what? We’re special. Special enough that Chrysler is offering a car here that is not offered in North America. The 2016 Chrysler 300 SRT is still built there, but will only go on sale in a handful of overseas markets such as South Africa, Australia and Japan as well as all the GCC countries. Read More >>

Caterham gets Al Futtaim as UAE dealer

caterham-seven-360-r British carmaker Caterham Cars has appointed Al Futtaim as their new distributor in the UAE. The brand will be offered at Al Futtaim’s “ERAS Customs and Classics” showroom. Read More >>

Product review: Green Steam car wash in the UAE

Alfa Romeo 156 with Green Steam Car Wash Dubai UAE When we got the Alfa Romeo 156, it was covered in a thin layer of dust on the inside that seemed to be semi-permanent, stuck in the nooks and crannies of the textured dashboard, door panels and centre console. Read More >>

First drive: 2015 Volkswagen Beetle in the UAE

2015 Volkswagen Beetle in the UAE 4 The Volkswagen Beetle is back in our part of the world. The last “new” Beetle was there for a decade, unchanged, which showed the staying power of that design. Read More >>

First drive: 2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe in the UAE

2015 Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG Coupe in the UAE 3 The CL-Class is dead. Long live the S-Class Coupe. Oddly enough, before two generations of the Cl-Class, Mercedes-Benz’s largest 2-door offering was indeed called the S-Class Coupe before someone in marketing decided the name change. Read More >>

So we got a 2015 Range Rover Sport SVR

2015 Range Rover SVR in the UAE There are several fast 4x4s nowadays. And Range Rovers have been plenty fast ever since they started sticking superchargers on their V8s about a decade ago. Read More >>

2016 Bentley Bentayga prototype out and about

Bentley-Bentayga-off-road Bentley has released a carefully-edited video of their upcoming SUV, the Bentayga, apparently showing its capabilities off-road. Read More >>

Dubai Police to install 70 new cameras

Dubai Police Dubai Police are set to install two new types of cameras in 70 new locations around the city. Read More >>

So we got a 2015 Kia Sorento V6

2015 Kia Sorento in the UAE The Kia Sorento was never a serious contender in the crossover stakes, largely because it was one of the last holdovers from the “old” generation of Kia before ex-Audi designer Peter Schreyer took over and transformed the model line with more desirable styling. Read More >>

Jaguar F-Pace hot-weather testing in the UAE

2017 Jaguar F-Pace in the UAE Last we heard, Jaguar-Land Rover had a dedicated engineering facility in the UAE. It’s the reason why everybody’s been seeing the camouflaged Jaguar F-Pace prototype roaming the streets, usually alongside a convertible Range Rover Evoque. Read More >>

First drive: 2015 Subaru Legacy 2.5 in the UAE

2015 Subaru Legacy 2.5 in the UAE The Subaru Legacy is Subaru’s flagship sedan, and has been around since a long time, even if nobody knew. Overhauled for 2015, the Legacy now gets an entirely new design and a new engine choice. Read More >>

First drive: 2015 Land Rover LR4 Black Pack in the UAE

2015 Land Rover LR4 in the UAE 3 It’s interesting to note that the Land Rover LR4 has been around pretty much unchanged for the past decade. Introduced in 2005 as the LR3, and known as the Discovery elsewhere, the big 4×4 has so far undergone at least two facelifts, reshuffled engine choices, and that aforementioned name-change. Read More >>

Pay Dubai traffic fines at police patrol cars, literally on the spot

dubai-police-car Residents of Dubai can now pay their traffic fines at Dubai Police patrol cars, as well as have the option of splitting the fine amount into instalments with “zero-percent” interest. Read More >>

UAE petrol prices will be deregulated from August 1

petrol-station The UAE’s Ministry of Energy has announced that petrol and diesel prices will be deregulated from August 1, 2015. A new pricing system linked to global oil prices will be adopted. Read More >>

So we got a 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport

2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport in the UAE It’s a natural progression. The Evoque defined Range Rover’s new styling direction. Now all Range Rovers share the same styling crossover-like cues. Land Rover wanted to share the love, so now the Discovery Sport, a replacement for the LR2, drives onto the scene, looking very much like a part of the Range Rover family. Read More >>