So we got a 2016 BMW M2

2016 BMW M2 in the UAE The last time we drove a BMW, the year was 2012 and everybody was celebrating the fact that the world hadn’t ended. Frankly, looking at the carmaker’s roster, it doesn’t look like we missed anything crucial aside from the BMW M3 (unless you count front-wheel-drive minivans and uber-pricey electric cars as things that interest you). Read More >>

Long-term intro: Shijil’s 2013 Toyota 86

2013 Toyota 86 in the UAE When time came to replace my daily driver, a 2008 Volvo S40, I wanted something that’s fun and involving to drive. Soon a list was formed which included V8 Mustangs, Nissan 350Z’s, Hyundai Genesis Coupes and VW Golf R’s. Read More >>

Product review: We test if CarReport, UAE’s version of CarFax, is worth the money

carreport The UAE’s most popular classifieds website recently announced a partnership with a service called CarReport which will apparently tell users whether any car in the UAE has had an accident or not, using just the VIN number. Read More >>

Long-term update: Our Nissan Patrol LE is breaking in nicely

2014-nissan-patrol-uae-mash If you’re a regular reader, you may have already come across our numerous social-media posts harping about our new acquisition. Our brand new 2014 “zero kilometre” Nissan Patrol LE is still being broken in until it hits 1000 km, but until then, we got some essential work done on it. Read More >>

Top 10 most researched new cars in UAE for Ramadan 2016

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A belated Ramadan Kareem to everyone. As the most popular website among real car shoppers, we are in a good position to see exactly what people here are interested in buying, simply by looking at our internal stats. Read More >>

2016 Ford Ranger: The ideal truck for work and play

2016 Ford Ranger WildTrak While the full-size pickup is the first thing to come to mind when individuals think about lifestyle off-roaders with a cargo bed, smaller pickups have become the vehicle of choice for small businesses who are only interested in hauling cargo. Read More >>

Long-term update: Our Alfa Romeo 156 meets its relatives

Alfa Romeo 155 156 159 in the UAE 2 Some time ago, our time-share 2003 Alfa Romeo found the strength to get its behind moving and meet up with its relatives, both new and old. Read More >>

So we got a 2016 Ferrari 488 GTB

2016 Ferrari 488 GTB in the UAE It’s not everyday that we get to pick up a Ferrari. We managed to get this yellow 488 GTB for several days this time, having only driven a red one for only a few hours last year. Read More >>

Dodge Viper production to end in 2017

viper-2017-special-editions-1 After 25 years in production, the Dodge Viper is coming to an end in 2017. Dodge once terminated Viper production in 2010, but then re-entered the market with an all-new SRT Viper in 2012. Read More >>

So we got a 2016 Volkswagen Touareg V6 Sport

2016 VW Touareg V6 Sport in the UAE The Touareg is easily one of VW’s best cars at the moment, which is amazing considering it’s half-a-decade old already. It was facelifted a year ago to keep it fresh, and this is the first time we got to look at the “new” one up close. Read More >>

So we bought a brand new 2014 Nissan Patrol LE

2014 Nissan Patrol in the UAE Having let go of our Range Rover, we were on the look-out for a three-row SUV that could fit up to 7 people. Requirements change, and now that my second child was born a month ago, I’d have run out of space once my parents come to stay with us for babysitting duties. Read More >>

So we got a 2016 Rolls-Royce Dawn

2016 Rolls-Royce Dawn in the UAE There’s not much more to say about a Rolls-Royce. It’s big. It’s expensive. And this is the most attractive variant yet. Read More >>

First drive: 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster and 911 Carrera in the UAE

Porsche 911 and Porsche 718 Boxster S Porsche has finally done it. With the need to increase performance while also improving fuel economy numbers in line with upcoming worldwide legislations, Porsche has taken the turbocharged route with their new Boxster and 911 models. Read More >>

Dubai RTA selling number plates with your special dates on them

dubai-rta-numberplates The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority has launched a new initiative entitled ‘Reflect Your Special Moments on Your Number Plate’, offering residents a chance to select five-digit vehicle number-plates signifying important dates and events in their lives such as birthdays, wedding dates and graduation dates. Read More >>

Ramy4x4 offering simple pickup conversions for Jeep Wrangler in UAE

Jeep-wrangler-pickup-conversion-uae-1 The Jeep Wrangler pickup has been a hot topic for years, as fanboys wonder whether Chrysler would build one or not. There have been expensive kits and aftermarket conversions, and while the current rumours say a factory version is indeed on the way, there is now a much cheaper kit to make a Jeep pickup of sorts. Read More >>