Road Tests

2017 Aston Martin DB11 — Road Test

Introduction These days Aston Martin is hogging headlines with the outrageous Valkyrie road race car designed by Red Bull’s genius Adrian Newey and Woking’s own Marek Reichman. But road cars pay the bills, and the new DB11 is the much anticipated successor to the DB9 (DB10 went straight to some…

2017 Jeep Compass – Road Test

2017 Jeep Compass review: The ‘baby’ Jeep has real off-road abilities and will likely be well priced, but it does have its share of problems The Jeep faithful are some of the most brand-committed consumers out there, right on level with Apple junkies and those freaks who go into sweats…

Jaguar Land Rover’s New Transcend Transmission

Jaguar Land Rover is expanding its powertrain family, unveiling new technologies to reduce vehicle emissions and improve fuel economy across its range. At the heart of its low-emissions strategy, the new four-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine is now in production, delivering up to 25 per cent more power than the engines…

Porsche’s Macan Turbo Gets Even More Serious With New Performance Package

Porsche’s baby SUV is offering some very grown up specs with the launch of a new Performance Package for the Macan Turbo. With Stuttgart’s enhancements, the twin-turbocharged, 3.6-litre V6 engine now delivers 440 hp. That’s 40 hp more than the, er, standard Macan Turbo. As such, the car will do…

Cool Safety In Hot Weather With Infiniti’s Safety Tips

Infiniti in the Middle East and RoadSafetyUAE are teaming up to help drivers avoid the harsh effect that the extreme summer temperatures can have on their vehicles. The two organisations have created a set of simple guidelines that will help ensure that both the passengers and their vehicles will endure…

2016 Honda Pilot | Road Test

The Honda Pilot is no newcomer to the region’s mid-size segment. Operating under an MR-V alias since the early 2000’s, the Pilot has established itself as a commendable rival to the likes of Nissan’s Pathfinder and Ford’s Explorer. …

2016 Toyota Land Cruiser | First Drive

The Toyota Land Cruiser, the Pride of the Land, is an integral part of the UAE’s tapestry and has seen an ever-growing fan base since its inception in the country in 1955.…

2016 Audi Q7 | First Drive

The Q7 is no ordinary offering in the German marque’s line-up. It holds a lot of sentimental value, for it is the model that hauled the brand into the SUV realm and cemented its reputation as a technological innovator. Rivalling the BMW X5 and the Volvo XC90, the Q7 is…

2016 Cadillac ATS-V | First Drive

Slotting in below the CTS-V in the American marque’s line-up, the ATS-V is the brand’s answer to the likes of Bavaria’s M3 and Affalterbach’s C63 AMG. …

2016 Nissan Maxima | First Drive

The Nissan Maxima is no newcomer to the brand’s line-up. Currently in its eighth generation, it builds on its cult following that originated in the early Nineties and rivals the likes of the Toyota Avalon and Ford Taurus. With an all-new exterior and a host of technological improvements to accompany,…