Top 10 greatest DriveArabia stories of 2016

At the end of every year we do a rundown of how we’re doing and what were the highlights of the past year. Admittedly, 2016 has been tough on many people, with the downturn in the economy leading to job losses and a 30% decrease in car sales. Read More >>

More powerful 2017 Nissan GT-R on sale in the UAE

2017-nissan-gt-r-exterior-front-2 The facelifted 2017 Nissan GT-R is now available in UAE showrooms. The recent revamp adds superior aesthetics, track-focused chassis enhancements and more power to the Japanese supercar. Read More >>

2018 Nissan Versa Note debuts at LA Auto Show 2016

2017-nissan-versa-note-exterior-1 Here are the first official visuals of the what will probably inspire the next Nissan Tiida. In other markets, the Tiida has a taller variant known as the Versa Note, and it just received a major overhaul. Read More >>

List of manufacturer recalls for October 2016

2016_porsche_macan_turbo_1_1600x1200 Here is a list of all the recalls for the month of October, many of which are relevant to GCC-spec vehicles. Read More >>

Swedish magazine moose-tests pickup trucks with interesting results (video)

toyota-hilux-rollover Swedish magazine Teknikens Värld, well-known for their “moose” tests that involve swerving a car to the next lane, then swerving back to the original lane, has performed these tests on a variety of pickup trucks, with interesting results. Read More >>

Nissan Navara-based Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup concept revealed

concept-mercedes-benz-x-class-9 German luxury auto-maker Mercedes-Benz showcased the X-Class Concept — a new pickup truck — on October 25 in Stockholm, disclosing few details. Read More >>

2017 Nissan Patrol ‘Gannas’ Edition unveiled in UAE

nissan-patrol-gannas-edition-7 Al Masaood Automobiles, the exclusive distributor of Nissan vehicles in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, announced the launch of the UAE-exclusive Nissan Patrol ‘Gannas’ edition. Read More >>

List of manufacturer recalls for September 2016

2015-lincoln-mkc-3170 Here’s a list of all the recalls for the month of September, some in the United States and some globally. Read More >>

Nissan Micra 2017 revealed at Paris Motor Show

2017-nissan-micra This is the all-new-from-the-ground-up 2017 Nissan Micra sub-compact hatchback. It was revealed today at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Read More >>

2017 Nissan X-Trail facelift revealed

image The 2017 Nissan X-Trail has received a facelift, at least in some markets. Known as the Nissan Rogue in the U.S. market, it features their new corporate “V-Motion” exterior design, along with the addition of a hybrid engine. Read More >>

2017 Nissan Sentra facelift adds SR Turbo to U.S. lineup

2017-nissan-sentra-sr-turbo The Nissan Sentra is getting refreshed with the addition of a sportier version, the SR Turbo, which gets a turbocharged engine. The 2017 Sentra will feature a new face with Nissan’s V-Motion grille similiar to that of the Maxima and Altima. Read More >>

Long-term update: Our Nissan Patrol visits the dealer accessories shop

2014-nissan-patrol-in-the-uae-12 Our Nissan Patrol LE went in for its first “free” service recently, after the 1000 km break-in period. While we were booking the dealer appointment in Dubai, the lady on the phone started upselling certain accessories to us. Read More >>

Nissan Xterra discontinued last year, new Navara-based one in 2017

2015-nissan-xterra If you hadn’t noticed, the Nissan Xterra was discontinued in August last year, with final stocks selling out by the first few months of this year. Read More >>

First drive: 2017 Nissan Patrol SE V6 in Oman

2017 Nissan Patrol V6 in Oman The exterior as well as the interior are familiar. It feels like being back home. Everything we know about the Nissan Patrol is here. And we know a lot, since we bought one earlier this year. Read More >>

Nissan Patrol V6 replaces SE V8 for 2017, in UAE showrooms now

2017-nissan-patrol-se It’s happened. The 2017 Nissan Patrol is now available with a V6 engine, as the existing 317 hp Patrol SE V8 has already been discontinued. Read More >>