Road Tests

2018 Volvo XC60 — Road Test

The 2018 Volvo XC60 has a lot going for it, but there is a problem, and a major one at that. Text and Images: Amit Benjamin Ah! The Volvo XC60! Tell me more about it… Volvo has been on a bit of a resurgence in the past few years and…

Long Term Test — 2017 Honda CR-V

Week 6: It’s time to bid goodbye to our long-term 2017 Honda CR-V and while it is pretty  capable and reliable, there are some drawbacks. Text and Images: Amit Benjamin  Over the past six weeks our long-term 2017 Honda CR-V hasn’t put a foot wrong when it comes to everyday usability and reliability. It’s comfortable, reasonably spacious…

Long Term Test — 2017 Honda CR-V

Week 5: Our long-term 2017 Honda CR-V hasn’t been able to sway opinion when it comes to its personality, but it does have its upsides. Text and Images: Amit Benjamin It’s nearly time to bid goodbye to our long-term 2017 Honda CR-V and admittedly my opinion of it hasn’t changed drastically. I still feel…

Long-term Test — 2017 Honda CR-V

Week 4: Admittedly, our long-term 2017 Honda CR-V does look good from some angles, however, the sat-nav is hopping mad at times. Text and Images: Amit Benjamin Confession time: Following a minor tirade against our long-term 2017 Honda CR-V’s exterior design in the last report, I will readily admit I have changed my mind,…

2018 Porsche Cayenne — Road Test

Auto Middle East is the first to drive the all-new 2018 Porsche Cayenne on home-turf in the UAE. It is still one of the best-handling SUVs, and it has an options list from hell! Text and Images: Amit Benjamin Is that really the all-new 2018 Porsche Cayenne?  Doesn’t look very…

2018 Infiniti QX80 — Road Test

How does the 2018 Infiniti QX80 fare on Middle East roads, both on and off the tarmac? We take it  out for a test… Text: Amit Benjamin. Images: Supplied Well, well, well… It’s the 2018 Infiniti QX80. Looks so much better than its whale-inspired predecessor… We’d go a step further…

2018 Audi R8 RWS — Road Test

Auto Middle East is among the first in the world to drive the limited edition rear-wheel drive 2018 Audi R8 V10 RWS. Text and Images: Amit Benjamin A rear-wheel drive Audi R8 sounds like a good idea. What’s it like? Over the years the Audi R8 has been a firm…

Long-Term Test —2017 Honda CR-V

Week 3: Our long-term 2017 Honda CR-V continues to impress, however, some exterior design cues have us scratching our heads. Text and Images: Amit Benjamin With another 500-plus kilometres trod under its wheels, our long-term 2017 Honda CR-V is going strong with nary a complaint when it comes to dependability,…

2018 Toyota Camry — Road Test

The 2018 Toyota Camry is not only pushing the popular sedan into new territory, it’s essentially changing what it stands for. Text and Images: Amit Benjamin That’s the 2018 Toyota Camry isn’t it? Looks great! You can say that again. It is, by my reckoning, now the best-looking car in…

Long-term test — 2017 Honda CR-V

Week 2: The 2017 Honda CR-V is economical and practical, but it does have a couple of odd design choices in the cabin. Text and Images: Amit Benjamin Another week (or so) has passed and I am still as ambivalent about our long-term 2017 Honda CR-V as I was on…

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