New Car Reviews

Audi reveals new 2018 A7 Sportback

If the latest fourth-generation A8 is too understated for you, the 2018 Audi A7 Sportback adds a small dose of drama (i.e. styling) to the mix  Even more than the latest fourth-generation Audi A8, the Ingolstadt manufacturer’s evolving design language is premiering with this new A7 Sportback. Yes, the A8…

The OG: Mercedes reveals Final Edition G-Class

After just about four decades of service Mercedes is finally ready to discontinue the legendary G-Class with a AED1.35 million send-off Well, there it is people, we’ll need to mark the end of an era and start a new calendar because the Mercedes G-Class is finally nearing the end of…

Super Swede: 2019 Volvo Polestar 1 shows its face

Volvo reveals new 600-horsepower Polestar 1 sports car set for production in 2019, before a Tesla 3 rival and a fully-electric SUV also join the line-up Volvo’s performance arm Polestar has recently been making waves with the announcement of the sub-brand going electric, and the (Chinese-owned) Swedes are living up…

New 2018 Aston DB11 Volante revealed

Right on cue, following the launch of the DB11 V12 and DB11 V8 Coupes, Aston Martin has extended its best-selling range to include the new DB11 Volante convertibile… Right on cue, after we tested the new V8-engined DB11 with a 4.0-litre twin-turbo lump courtesy of the nice men and women…

Japan’s Rolls-Royce is a Toyota

Toyota shows off understated, elegant new third-generation Century flagship that’s like your humble millionaire’s Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce prides itself on the Goodwood flagship, the Phantom, its enduring qualities of timelessness and class, present since 1925. In all that time, nearly a century, there have been just eight generations of the Phantom.…

Nissan launches 2018 X-Trail in the UAE

The third-generation Nissan X-Trail has received a mid-life update and arrived in the Middle East with a starting price of AED87,400 for two-wheel-drive models Japanese giant Nissan has been peddling the X-Trail for four years now, so the time is ripe for a mid-life facelift and update to the crossover…

New 2018 Audi Q5 range goes on sale in the Middle East

Second-generation Q5 and SQ5 arrive in the Middle East starting from AED183,900 available at Audi dealerships now Audi has launched its latest second-generation Q5 and hot SQ5 crossover models in the region with prices starting from AED183,900. Longer and wider than before, the new crossover will battle with BMW’s X3…

New hybrid Porsche estate is quicker than a 911 GT3

700Porsche has electrified its Panamera Sport Turismo flagship — the new Turbo S E-Hybrid model costs a cool million fully optioned-up and is quicker than a 911 GT3 Following on from the new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, Porsche has continued electrifying its latest wares and making hybrid flagships while they’re…

2018 Volvo XC60 – Road Test

On the back of a record sales year (more than 530,000 cars) Chinese-owned Swedish marque Volvo is continuing its resurgence with the latest XC60 mid-size crossover — Auto Middle East tested it in Turkey… Hang on a second, AED250,000 for a compact crossover? As in, a quarter-million? It’s not a…

2018 Genesis G70 revealed

New 2018 Genesis G70 joins the Korean company’s G80 and G90 to complete the sedan line-up At the company’s design centre in Nankang, South Korea, Hyundai-Kia’s luxury marque Genesis just revealed the new 2018 G70 sedan before the model starts rolling out to global markets later this month. Going up…