Motor Shows

Cadillac CTS Coupe on display at the Dubai Motor Show

Cadillac brought the new CTS Coupe to the Dubai Motor Show, fresh from its unveiling in Los Angeles. Based on the existing CTS sedan, the Coupe version loses two doors and gains a more streamline, dynamic shape. It’s powered by a 304bhp 3.6-litre V6 engine attached to a six-speed automatic…

Alfa Romeo at the 2009 Dubai Motor Show

Alfa Romeo at the 2009 Dubai Motor Show

Alfa’s 8C Spider is unveiled and the UAE importer reveals plans for the brand in 2010. Tags: Alfa Romeo, Dubai Motor Show, Videos…

Rolls Royce Ghost at the Dubai Motor Show

Rolls Royce Ghost at the Dubai Motor Show

Rolls-Royce CEO Tom Purves talks about the company’s new Ghost at the 2009 Dubai Motor Show. Tags: Dubai Motor Show, Rolls-Royce, Rolls-Royce Ghost, Videos…

The Bugatti Pavilion at the Dubai Motor Show

The Bugatti Pavilion at the Dubai Motor Show

Bugatti is paying a tribute to the Middle East market at the Dubai Motor Show by displaying three special edition models built exclusively for the region. The one-off Veyron Sang d’Argent, the Grand Sport Soleil de Nuit and the five car limited edition Veyron “Nocturne” are being showcased at Bugatti’s…

Audi’s diesel decision

Audi’s diesel decision

The decision by Audi to launch two new diesel Q7 in the Middle East is a very interesting one. Historically, diesel has been shunned in the region. Petrol is in plentiful supply, and it’s cheap.…

Needed: the return of old-fashioned enthusiasm

Not surprisingly, the emphasis at the Tokyo Motor Show is on electric cars, hybrids and fuel cell vehicles.…

Electrifying – for some

Low carbon is the key issue at the Frankfurt Auto Show. This biennial event lacks some of the big players (Honda, Nissan and Mitsubishi are notable absentees) but is still the world’s biggest car show, occupying all 11 halls of the Frankfurt Messe showground.…

Aston Martin Rapide at Frankfurt Motor Show

First seen at the 2006 Detroit Auto Show as a concept car, the Aston Martin Rapide has finally come to production stage. The Frankfurt Motor Show saw the first official unveiling of the new four-door sports car which will help Aston Martin expand its clientele and compete with other sporting…

Hyundai ix-35 (and friend) at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Hyundai ix-35 (and friend) at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Hyundai’s new Tucson for the 2010 year, the ix-35, made its official debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The compact SUV is based on the ix-onic concept which we saw at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show and looks quite similar to the latter despite being toned down for production. Hyundai…

Chevrolet Cruze Launch At Paris Motor Show

Chevrolet will unveil a small crossover – Cruze at the Paris Motor Show in October 2008. Growing concerns on fuel economy and pollution legislation around the world has compelled most auto makers to re-align their vehicle lineup to reduce carbon footprints. General Motors has not lifted the veil on what…