Motor Shows

Porsche boss says electrified Cayenne coming

Now that the third-gen Porsche Cayenne is out and coming to the UAE this November, Porsche CEO Oliver Blume says hybrids are next After 760,000 units sold since launching the nameplate in 2002, it’s safe to say the Cayenne is fairly important to Zuffenahusen. Porsche has just released its third-generation…

Mercedes-AMG launching yet another new G-Class

After 38 years of service there’s no end in sight for the Mercedes-Benz G-Class despite persistent rumors of a successor — this time it’s the turn of the AMG G63 and G65 Exclusive Editions After 38 years of serving soldiers, shaikhs, shahs, stars and soccer moms, the venerable Mercedes-Benz Geländewagen…

Here’s a new photo of the Mercedes Project One hypercar

And it’s coming to the UAE this November’s Dubai motor show sporting a price tag of around AED9.0 million and brandishing 1,000 horsepower Mercedes-Benz has revealed another teaser shot of its much-anticipated AMG Project One hypercar, ahead of its official unveiling at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show this month. While…

BMW heats up the 2018 i3

Munich manufacturer updates 2018 BMW i3 range and introduces sporty i3s developing 184 horsepower and capable of 0-100km/h in 6.9 seconds. And it’s unlikely to come to the UAE Last year BMW sold more than 25,000 electrified i3s, which is some way off Tesla’s Model S and Nissan’s Leaf but…

New Smart concept is Mercedes’ vision of the future

The new Smart vision EQ fortwo is Mercedes-Benz’s concept idea for a future of car-sharing cities filled with autonomous zero-emissions vehicles Revealed before its public premiere at the Frankfurt motor show starting on September 14, the new Smart vision EQ fortwo study is an autonomous, steering-wheel-less, zero-emissions EV conceptualised for…

Mini previews 2019 electric car

Headed to the Frankfurt motor show, the new Mini Electric concept previews the company’s upcoming 2019 zero-emissions production car Last year BMW boss Harald Krüger promised an all-electric Mini by 2019, and at the upcoming Frankfurt motor show the latest concept car will give us a preview of the real…

Bentley launches third-generation 2018 Continental GT

British manufacturer launches third-generation Bentley Continental GT delivering 626 horsepower and 0-100km/h in 3.7 seconds Volkswagen’s ultra-luxury brand Bentley has just revealed the 2018 Continental GT heading to the Frankfurt motor show in two weeks for its public premiere. The third-generation model is, according to Bentley, designed, engineered (on a…

Kia stuns with shooting brake concept

Korean manufacturer Kia is preparing to woo crowds at the upcoming Frankfurt motor show with a new estate concept previewing an upcoming production C’eed, aka Cerato… Kia has already teased us with a shooting brake once before with the stunning Sportspace concept first seen at 2015’s Geneva motor show. We…

2018 Renault Duster — aka Dacia — coming to Frankfurt motor show

The popular compact SUV should arrive in the UAE next year sporting a competitive price tag This, here, is the all-new Dacia Duster, or, the 2018 Renault Duster if you’re reading this in the Middle East. The Romanian car maker, which is owned by the French marque has announced it…

This is what your next Chery could look like

Chinese car manufacturer showcases new design language and plans to enter untapped global markets  Chinese car makers have long been ridiculed for, let’s say, the derivative styling of their vehicles. However, Chery, hopes to change that with its new design language. The brand, which is represented in the UAE by…