Motor Shows

This is the 2018 Toyota Prado

Toyota showed up at the Frankfurt motor show with a global premiere of the facelifted 2018 Prado The big news for Japanese manufacture Toyota over at this week’s Frankfurt motor show was the announcement of a new, sportier line of upcoming hybrid models in the plans. As far as we…

Porsche’s new Cayenne Turbo is as quick as a 911 GT3

At the Frankfurt motor show this week Porsche premiered the new third-generation Cayenne Turbo — it does 0-100km/h in 3.9 seconds… It was only a couple of weeks ago when Auto Middle East went to the rooftop of Porsche’s museum in Zuffenhausen to check out the new third-generation 2018 Cayenne,…

This new R8 is the first rear-wheel drive production Audi

The new 2018 Audi R8 V10 RWS made its world debut at the Frankfurt motor show as the first production rear-wheel drive car from Ingolstadt Inspired by the R8 V10 LMS racing car, Audi has just premiered a new limited edition mid-engined supercar with rear-wheel drive for the first time.…

Chery’s new Exeed brand wants to go global

Chinese manufacturer Chery is exploring global expansion avenues with a new nameplate, Exeed, previewed by the TX crossover at the Frankfurt motor show Chinese manufacture Chery has announced a new global product onslaught with a particular focus on breaking into the European market within the next few years under a…

New 2018 Megane Renault Sport is the first hot hatch with rear-wheel steering

From next year the new Renault Megane hot hatch will come with the choice of 280 or 300 horsepower and four-wheel steering as standard Just revealed at the Frankfurt motor show the new 2018 Megane Renault Sport (the French, quirkily — or stupidly — decided to name it back to…

Subaru launches new fifth-gen 2018 Impreza

Yes, you need to take a second glance, but the 2018 Subaru Impreza is all-new and coming to a showroom near you in the UAE soon Sure, Japanese manufacturer Subaru needs to start employing some actual automotive designers soon and perhaps launch something vaguely attractive looking every once in a…

Hit the dunes with the 2018 Land Rover Discovery SVX

Land Rover previews a production-spec 2018 Discovery SVX worth 575 horsepower and 625Nm of torque When Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) team isn’t dreaming up bonkers road-warriors like the 600-horsepower XE SV Project 8 or the F-Type SVR capable of 0-100km/h in 3.5 seconds, they are busy going…

The people’s crossover is the 2020 Volkswagen ID Crozz

An electric crossover that handles like a Golf GTI? German giant Volkswagen is pledging to offer 23 all-electric cars by the year 2025, starting with the just-revealed ID Crozz in 2020… As part of its plan for mass electrification by the year 2022 German giant Volkswagen is investing 6 billion…

The Mercedes EQA is the future of hot hatchbacks

Mercedes says the company will offer 10 all-electric vehicles by the year 2022, and one of them is previewed by the new EQA compact concept capable of 0-100km/h in under five seconds… At the Frankfurt motor show this week Mercedes-Benz boss Dieter Zetsche is clear: “By 2022 we will have…

BMW’s latest i Vision EV goes after Tesla

The Munich manufacturer has just revealed the i Vision concept in Frankfurt, a Gran Coupe design study with all-electric power going straight after Tesla — and what’s more BMW says it’s coming in the near future… We’ve already seen the gigantic six-seater X7 (with that mug, you can’t miss it…),…