First drive: 2016 Nissan Patrol Desert Edition in Liwa UAE

2016 Nissan Patrol Desert Edition The Nissan Patrol is probably the first proper car in the history of the world to be designed specifically for the Gulf, right from the design stage. Read More >>

Long-term update: Jaguar XK service and parts costs

mash-jaguar-xk Our Jaguar XK went in for its annual service the other day. We generally take our car in only once a year because we do maybe 4,000 km per year with this car, and modern synthetic oils can last that long without any ill effects, despite what your dealer or your great-granddad told you. Read More >>

David Brown Automotive brings Speedback GT to the UAE

2015 David Brown Speedback GT On his visit down to the UAE for the Dubai Motor Show, British serial-entrepreneur David Brown told us during a private dinner that he once went on a classic car road rally using a borrowed 1960s Ferrari Daytona. Read More >>

The clock on the Bentley Bentayga costs as much as the car

2016 Bentley Bentayga The Bentley Bentayga is the British uber-luxury carmaker’s first official 4×4, and when it was unveiled, reactions were mixed at best, if only because of its exterior styling. Read More >>

Long-term update: We fix up our Alfa Romeo 156…for free!

2003 Alfa Romeo 156 in the UAE 2 Everyone in the DriveArabia family likes Alfa Romeos until sarcasm kicks in. So, when our buddy was planning to leave the country for good, all we cared about was his car — a 2003 Alfa Romeo 156 V6 with 250,000 km on the clock. Read More >>

So we got a 2016 Volvo XC90

2016 Volvo XC90 in the UAE We’ve been hearing good things about the all-new Volvo XC90 from the international media, so we didn’t hesitate to try it out when the call came. Read More >>

2016 Nissan Patrol Desert Edition revealed at Dubai Motor Show

Nissan-Patrol-Desert-Edition-4 Nissan unveiled the Patrol Desert Edition at the 2015 Dubai International Motor Show. Created specifically for this region, it was apparently designed with the help of former Middle East rally champion, Mohammed Ben Sulayem. Read More >>

Dubai International Motor Show 2015: Photo coverage

DSC02734 The Dubai Motor Show, held every two years at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is back for 2015 larger than ever, with a whole host of regional debuts for new models. Read More >>

2015 Middle East Car Of The Year (MECOTY) Winners

ford-mustang-mecoty-2015 The 2015 Middle East Car Of the Year (MECOTY) concluded recently with the results being announced at a gala dinner held at the Raffles Hotel in Dubai. Read More >>

Dubai Police launch drive-through accident-report service

drive-through-dubai-police-station Dubai Police has launched a new drive-through service at a police station for minor-accident cases. Read More >>

First drive: 2016 Mazda 2 Hatchback in the UAE

2016 Mazda 2 Hatchback in the UAE Mazda has been on a roll lately, unveiling a series of desirable cars in various segments that make their rivals feel lacking. The latest segment they’re tackling is the sub-compact hatchback market, a niche that the previous-generation Mazda 2 was itself found lacking. Read More >>

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class spotted in Dubai

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class in the UAE We spotted a camouflaged prototype of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, roaming the inner-city streets of Dubai. Read More >>

Comparo: 2015 Ford Expedition vs Chevrolet Tahoe vs Nissan Armada

2015 Ford vs Chevrolet vs Nissan 4 Let’s face it — if you’ve ever shopped for a three-row 4×4 as a family vehicle in the UAE, the Ford Expedition was never on your radar. Read More >>

2016 Bentley Continental GT arrives in UAE

Bentley-Continental_GT_V8_S_2016_1 The 2016 Bentley Continental GT facelift has gone on sale in the UAE. The new model gets design updates and features, along with a power upgrade for the 12-cylinder model. Read More >>

First drive: 2016 Hyundai Veloster Turbo in the UAE

2015 Hyundai Veloster Turbo in the UAE 7 We’ve been hyped about this car from way back in 2012, when we heard it hit the American market. A turbo hot-hatch from Hyundai? That’s a recipe for some cheap fun! Read More >>