New Car Reviews

Limited edition Wrangler Rubicon Recon now in the UAE

Beefed up 2017 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Recon limited edition available in the UAE from AED167,999 We first got a glimpse of the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Recon limited edition model earlier this year at the Geneva motor show, and now the rugged off-roader is ready to go on sale worldwide, including…

Never enough gears: 2018 GMC Yukon Denali arrives in the UAE

GMC’s full-size Yukon Denali gets 2018 enhancements and a new 10-speed transmission replacing the old eight-speed automatic GMC has updated its full-size Yukon Denali lineup for 2018 with some minor design and trim enhancements as well as a new 10-speed automatic transmission for the top-spec flagship. On the outside the…

Meet the 2018 Honda Accord

Turbocharged 2018 Honda Accord line-up shown off in Detroit under the Big Three’s noses — detuned Civic Type R engine, new 10-speed ‘box, 370Nm of torque, no V6…  Japanese carmaker Honda has revealed its Ohio, US-built 2018 Accord saloon claiming a lighter body, all-new design, more interior space than ever…

Hyundai i30 N is Korea’s first performance hatchback

Former BMW M boss Albert Biermann launches Korea’s first proper performance car at a press event in Germany, the Hyundai i30 N Korean giant Hyundai — the fifth biggest car making group in the world after Volkswagen, Toyota, Renault-Nissan and General Motors — has finally launched its first ever performance…

New Audi A8: the driver is optional…

Ingolstadt carmaker says the all-new Audi A8 will feature the most highly automated autonomous-driving capabilities on the market The 2018 Audi A8 has made its world debut in Spain, introducing Ingolstadt’s new design language, a new user interface concept, and new automated driving capabilities. Revealed at the 2017 Audi Summit…

UAE’s Zarooq Motors reveals Sandracer 500GT off-road supercar

Mid-engined, two-seater limited-edition Zarooq Sandracer 500GT supercar features Dakar-style suspension and 525 horsepower Zarooq Motors, a home-grown supercar company founded in the UAE in 2015, has revealed plans for the Sandracer 500GT claimed to be “capable of handling any off-road terrain, even the toughest dunes of the Arabian Desert.” The two-seater,…

2018 Toyota Corolla launches in UAE

Updated 2018 Toyota Corolla starts from AED67,500 and introduces new continuously variable transmission for better efficiency and fuel economy The exclusive UAE distributor for Toyota vehicles, Al-Futtaim Motors, has launched the new 2018 Toyota Corolla in the UAE with prices starting from AED67,500. Available with a choice of 1.6-litre and…

Big Caddy coming to the Middle East

GM’s luxury brand announces new full-size Cadillac XTS is set to arrive in the Middle East in the fourth quarter of 2017. Cadillac’s mid-life-updated XTS saloon is set to arrive in the Middle East in the fourth quarter of this year, the company says, headlined by the XTS Platinum V-Sport…

New Porsche 911 GT2 RS is very fast, and very expensive

Zuffenhausen has launched the most powerful 911 in the nameplate’s 54-year history – but is the 700bhp Porsche 911 GT2 RS worth as much as two GT3s? Stuttgart-based sports car company Porsche has just released the most powerful, and most expensive, road-going 911 ever. After 54 years of churning out…

Monster Toyota Land Cruiser makes Middle East debut

Australian company Patriot Campers enters the regional market with a heavily customised overlanding Toyota Land Cruiser Besides the humble camelus dromedarius, Australia and the Middle East have another thing in common, and that’s a shared love of off-roading. At last month’s Automechanika Dubai 2017 expo, the Middle East and Africa’s…