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First drive: 2020 Chevrolet Malibu 1.5T Premier in the UAE

First drive: 2020 Chevrolet Malibu 1.5T Premier in the UAE

The midsize sedan segment is a competitive segment dominated by the Japanese. But Chevrolet has had a competent entry for a few years now that hasn’t gained traction, even with competitive pricing. The current Malibu garnered a decent review from us when it was launched in late 2016, but then the well-known Japanese trio all got redesigns as well, raising the bar for what a midsize sedan can offer. The Korean-built Malibu received a quiet facelift for 2019 though, along with a new engine that’s a huge improvement.

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2020 Kia Seltos quietly launched in UAE and GCC

2020 Kia Seltos quietly launched in UAE and GCC

Kia is in the process of expanding its SUV lineup. With the Telluride pegged at the top, they have now globally launched a new quasi-SUV, the Kia Seltos, as their entry-level offering. It was first unveiled in India a few months ago and we hear an influencer-filled media launch event was quietly conducted in the UAE, which is probably why local reviews are sparse. 

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Long-term report: Our Chrysler 300 SRT has a never-ending problem

Long-term report: Our Chrysler 300 SRT has a never-ending problem

Fiat-Chrysler has a notorious reputation when it comes to reliability and build quality. But right off the bat, we’ll be the first ones to say that we highly recommend the Chrysler 300/Dodge Charger twins, and everyone who bought one after reading our reviews are very content. We’ve had our Chrysler 300 SRT for almost 3 years now. The car has been mechanically and electrically reliable for the most part, except for one nagging issue that no amount of warranty work is solving — the same small bits of interior trim keep falling off, again and again, twice every summer.

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First drive: 2019 Lada 4x4 Urban in Jordan

First drive: 2019 Lada 4×4 Urban in Jordan

Renamed but little changed since it first launched 40 years ago, Lada’s legacy model remains the brand’s defining model as it makes a comeback to Middle East markets. Formerly known as the Niva, the diminutive Lada 4×4 is both precursor to the crossover segment and a highly capable off-roader. With uni-body construction, rugged four-wheel-drive, and coil spring double wishbone and live axle suspension, it was designed as an affordable people’s car for city streets and rugged rural Russian winters alike.

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Nostalgia Classic Cars now offering Backdraft Racing Shelby Cobra kit car in the UAE

Nostalgia Classic Cars now offering Backdraft Racing Shelby Cobra kit car in the UAE

The 1960s and 70s are revered to be the ultimate era or car design. Many cars from this era have gone on to become classics. In this modern age, many companies have made modern interpretations of classic cars, including the Stinger 911 and the Eagle Speedster. Doing it a bit differently, Backdraft Racing is an American manufacturer who has specialised in creating modern-day replicas of the legendary Shelby Cobra. It is now available in the UAE, with Nostalgia Classic Cars serving as its dealer principal for Dubai and the Gulf region.

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