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First drive: 2019 Volkswagen Teramont in Oman

First drive: 2019 Volkswagen Teramont in Oman

With the crossover market booming over the past decade, with 7-seater options particularly popular in the U.S. market, Volkswagen finally jumped on the bandwagon and created the Teramont, their largest SUV. Built in the States and known as the Atlas over there, the Teramont is a logical addition for the GCC market as well, even if it is confusingly placed between the Tiguan and the flagship Touareg in terms of price.

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2020 Toyota Corolla debuts as 12th generation model

2020 Toyota Corolla debuts as 12th generation model

Known for its bulletproof reliability in previous guises, the Toyota Corolla is one of the most iconic cars ever to be produced. Many decades into its production, the trusty Corolla sedan is entering its 12th generation. The fully revamped 2020 Toyota Corolla is based on the Corolla hatchback that was recently released in the United States. 

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First drive: 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV in the UAE

First drive: 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV in the UAE

Chevrolet has entered the electric car market in the Middle East with the introduction of the Bolt EV. This model has already been on sale in the United States since late 2016, and then reached European shores as an Opel Ampera-e the following year. We were given a glimpse of the Bolt at last year’s Dubai Motor Show and it’s now available in UAE showrooms.

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First drive: 2019 BMW Z4 M40i in Portugal

First drive: 2019 BMW Z4 M40i in Portugal

Roadsters aren’t the big-volume players in BMW’s line-up, but this genre has thrown up some of the Bavarian marque’s most iconic models over the years, dating back to the timeless 328 (1936-40) and sublime 507 (1956-59). In more recent times, we’ve had the offbeat Z1 (with its unusual vertically sliding doors) and the beautiful Z8 that served as James Bond’s ride in the 1999 blockbuster The World is Not Enough.

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So we got a 2019 Mercedes-Benz G500

So we got a 2019 Mercedes-Benz G500

The G-Wagen finally got its first ever major revamp since it debuted in the late 70s. Sure, there have been numerous facelifts, interiors and engine upgrades over the years, the basics underneath always remained the same, and it was horrendous to drive (once you take off the fanboy glasses). The new 2019 model changes all that. Mostly.

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First drive: 2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan in the UAE

First drive: 2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan in the UAE

The Cullinan is a big deal for Rolls-Royce. And you know the new SUV is important to our region when the model hits UAE roads within weeks of the international drive event in the United States. While we weren’t invited to that U.S. one, we did get to try out the British carmaker’s first offroader in Dubai, if only on a strictly onroad drive.

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