The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is undergoing a dramatic transformation -– opening up its borders to curious tourists and relaxing a lot of rules that were once considered very strict. Vision 2030 as it is known is a plan to reduce the dependence on oil and diversify its economy.
The Dubai International Motor Show is in full swing for 2017, being the venue for various regional launches as usual, but also joining the big leagues by hosting the global debut of at least three all-new 2018 models, namely the Infiniti QX80, the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and the Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV. There was also the “5000 hp” Devel Sixteen returning in a closer-to-production form as well as local specials such as the GMC Sierra Desert Fox and the MSO-fettled McLaren 720S. Regional debuts were numerous, including the Toyota Camry Hybrid, Nissan Leaf, Genesis G70, GMC Terrain, Chevrolet Tahoe RST,
On invitation from Jeep, we had the opportunity to check out what is quite possibly the largest annual aftermarket-equipment trade show in the world, where even a few major manufacturers such as Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles, Toyota, Honda, Ford, Hyundai and Chevrolet make an appearance with modified cars, aside from hundreds of privately-owned tuner shops and suppliers.
The North American International Auto Show in Detroit played host to a number of important launches this past week, and we were personally there to witness them. Oddly enough, we were expecting it to be the biggest auto show in the world, but instead found a show half as big as the one we have in Dubai. However, the stands were built up to a much grander scale and the launches were indeed world debuts, hosted by the CEOs of the carmaker themselves. Most of the major brands were there, and important launches included the Audi A4 Allroad,
The Dubai Motor Show, held every two years at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is back for 2015 larger than ever, with a whole host of regional debuts for new models. Some of the more interesting launches included the Ford GT and Ford Mustang GT350R, VW Golf GTI Clubsport and Passat, Peugeot 308 GTI, W Motors Fenyr Supersport, Lamborghini Huracan Spyder and Aventador SV, Toyota Prius, Lexus RX, Bentley Bentayga, Chrysler 200, Audi RS3 Sportback and Lotus Evora 400. The Chinese contingent is larger than ever, mainly catering to the entry-level segment, while smaller sections have been dedicated to bikes,
The Specialty Equipment Manufacturer’s Association show in Las Vegas, better known as SEMA, is quite possibly the largest gathering of tuning-focused companies and individuals under one roof, even gaining the attention of mainstream manufacturers nowadays. Here’s photos from the 2014 SEMA held this week.
The Tokyo Motor Show is the top automotive motorshow in Asia, and the 2013 edition kicked off on November 20 with an array of international debuts. Alongside parallel debuts with the L.A. Auto Show for the Jaguar F-Type Coupe, the Porsche Macan, the Mini Cooper and the Nissan GT-R Nismo, Tokyo also played host to numerous concepts, such as the Nissan BladeGlider, the Subaru Viziv, the Mitsubishi XR-PHEV, the Ken Okuyama Design Kode9, the Daihatsu Kopen, the Honda S660 and the Nissan IDx Freeflow. Photos by Newspress.
The Los Angeles Auto Show is one of the smaller global motorshows, but still one of the important ones. At the 2013 edition of the show, which kicked off on the 20th of November, there are several world debuts, such as the Jaguar F-Type Coupe, the Porsche Macan, the Range Rover LWB, the Chevrolet Colorado and the Subaru WRX. Concepts include the Ford Edge, the Mercedes-Benz Vision Gran Turismo, the Nissan Sentra Nismo and the Youabian Puma. Photos by Newspress.
The Specialty Equipment Manufacturer’s Association show in Las Vegas, better known as SEMA, is the largest gathering of tuning-focused companies and individuals in the United States, possibly even the world, and it’s also got the attention of mainstream manufacturers nowadays. There’s even an appearance by characters from the next Transformers movie. Here’s Part 3 of the highlights from the 2013 show held last week. Also check out Part 1 and Part 2. Photos by Newspress.
The Specialty Equipment Manufacturer’s Association show in Las Vegas, better known as SEMA, is quite possibly the largest gathering of tuning-focused companies and individuals under one roof, even gaining the attention of mainstream manufacturers nowadays. Here’s Part 2 of the highlights from the 2013 show held last week. Also check out Part 1 and Part 3. Photos by Newspress.
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