Lamborghini has rolled out yet another Huracan variant and this time it’s the Tecnica, which straddles the middle ground between the entry-level Huracan Evo RWD and hardcore STO.
You may have already heard of Polestar. The performance wing of Geely-owned Swedish carmaker Volvo has now become a standalone brand, building electric vehicles. The brand recently partnered up with Al Futtaim Automotive to bring Polestar vehicles to the UAE. Their first order of business has been the introduction of Polestar 2 to our shores, set to take on the Tesla 3.
We were quite eager to test drive the new Volkswagen Golf R. After all, it did leave quite an impression when we first drove the first generation Golf R back in 2011, after the demise of the R32. It almost felt as special as the Nissan GT-R with its all-wheel-drive handling capabilities, and being a practical everyday car at the same time. So how does the latest generation of the most powerful Golf ever feel?
After the Nissan Pathfinder’s 9-year long stint as a softly-styled inoffensive crossover, there is now an all-new model. The 2022 Pathfinder is not just a facelift but a complete redesign from the ground-up, with a host of mechanical and technological upgrades to cater for the midsize three-row crossover segment.
Given all the historically significant nameplates in VW’s stable, the Teramont is a relatively new addition to the Volkswagen family, and their largest SUV model. Known as Atlas in the United States where it is built and manufactured, this vehicle originally debuted in 2018. Unmistakably sharing DNA with the Volkswagen family, both in terms of style and mechanicals, seems odd that it took so long for VW to jump into this segment.
Porsche has been offering the GTS badge across their models for a while now. The badge is aimed at people looking for the “sweet spot” – have a daily driver that also offers enough performance to enjoy those spirited drives. Porsche recently introduced their latest iteration of the 911 Carrera GTS, which sits nicely between the 911 Carrera S and the 911 Turbo in terms of price and power.
Cars like the Lotus Exige have become rare. Actually they are pretty much extinct, as the Exige ceased production in 2021, as did the Elise and Evora, to be replaced by the more-modern new Emira. We got a chance to drive the Exige 410 Anniversary Edition. The Exige has been around since 2000, but still as exciting to drive, if not more so.
If you spotted an odd-plated “Jeep” roaming around the UAE, it is none other than two brothers who shipped their Mahindra Thar from India to the Middle East. They are beginning a roadtrip from Kerala which will take close to a year, covering around 50 countries by road.
The McLaren GT is the British brand’s most luxurious model in its extensive SUV-free lineup. While most McLarens are usually supercars with loud exhausts and small boots, this one is supposed to be — as the name suggests — their luxury grand touring model.
If you are a fan of all things revving, you must know that there is a new Honda Civic that debuted earlier this year. While the UAE and wider GCC still hasn’t received the new model, it is all over the place in Canada, where we are chilling this winter. One of our relatives picked up a brand new 2022 Honda Civic Touring model, and we got a quick spin in it.
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