New Car Reviews

All-new 2018 Volvo V60 wagon serves up 390 AWD horsepower

The Chinese-owned Swedes are still on a roll, unveiling the new mid-size Volvo V60 estate with electrified powerplants in the works and up to 390 horsepower. It’s got a neat price, too… Yes, everyone’s talking about Volvo, and why not? The Chinese-owned Swedes have been on the up since Geely…

Behold, it’s the 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Weissach has hit back with its latest track-weapon, the 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 RS, worth 520 horsepower thanks to a naturally aspirated flat-six engine that revs all the way to 9,000rpm. Let those ears bleed… The timing couldn’t be better — moments after the Italians announced their ultimate track weapon,…

2018 Cadillac XTS goes on sale in the UAE

GM’s luxury brand Cadillac has just released the new 2018 XTS saloon in the Middle East with up to 410 horsepower and priced from just under AED 200,000… Even though Cadillac makes a full-size SUV and a bunch of crossovers plus their fair share of saloons too, it’s actually a…

Ferrari’s new 488 Pista is a road-going race car

Maranello has released images of the new Ferrari 488 Pista before the car’s due for its official public premiere at next month’s Geneva motor show — it’s a fast ‘un… Well, well, well, if it isn’t the Ferrari 488 Pista — all 720 horsepower of it, and each one going…

Mega Lotus 3-Eleven 430 revealed

This is the maddest, baddest, most roofless car from the Hethel manufacturer.  Text: Amit Benjamin. Images: Supplied. Behold, the fastest Lotus yet! And it looks pretty amazing to our vision apparatus. The newly-revealed Lotus 3-Eleven 430 packs 430 supercharged horsepower, hitherto found only in the Exige Cup 430. It’s the…

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class shows its face

This is the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and your eye do not deceive you, it does look uncannily similar to the car it replaces. Text: Amit Benjamin. Images: Supplied Meet the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. And stop squinting or rubbing your eyes, because a) it’s rude, and b) this car really is…

This is the new Mercedes-AMG G63

Mere weeks after announcing the new second-generation G-Class, Mercedes-Benz is ready with the twin-turbocharged AMG G63 model worth 585 horsepower It’s only taken Mercedes-Benz four decades to replace the G-Class with, what else, another G-Class, and while the second-generation Geländewagen retains the original’s spirit, the body panels are all-new and…

Ford reveals 2018 Ranger Raptor

Channel your inner Parnelli Jones with the new 2018 Ford Ranger Raptor performance pick-up truck — well, if it ever comes to the Middle East… If you still need a clue as to how hot the mid-size pick-up truck market is right now, just take a gander over towards the…

Hyundai reveals new 2019 Santa Fe SUV

The Korans have restyled the new Santa Fe SUV to look more in line with the company’s newest products — the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe hits the roads later this year If you think concept cars never amount to anything, take a look at the all-new Hyundai Santa Fe. Clearly…

New 2018 Porsche Cayenne lands in the UAE

The Germans want to take hold of the performance-SUV market in the Middle East with the all-new third-generation 2018 Porsche Cayenne, at least until the Urus from sibling-brand Lamborghini arrives… Porsche Centre Dubai and Northern Emirates, Al Nabooda Automobiles, recently launched the all-new third-generation Cayenne SUV at a special event…