2018

Check out the all-new Volkswagen Touareg

Volkswagen has unveiled its all-new third-generation Touareg in China, the company’s biggest single market, and the SUV is moving upmarket loaded with tech If you’re wondering why Volkswagen decided to globally premiere the all-new Touareg in China then please step out from below that rock and realize that Wolfsburg sells…

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…

Seven crazy Jeep concepts at Moab Utah 2018

At the annual off-road adventure in Moab Utah, these seven Jeep concepts were a sight to behold. Our favourite is the Jeep Wagoneer Roadtrip, hands down Even though the annual New York auto show is creeping up with manufacturers like Volkswagen (five-seater Atlas), Lincoln (Aviator revival), Kia (K900 flagship), Cadillac…

McLaren 570GT Black Collection is here

Limited to 100 examples worldwide, the latest offering from McLaren Special Operation, the McLaren 570GT Black Collection could be none more black. Text: Amit Benjamin. Images: Supplied In the immortal words of Henry Ford: “You can have it in any colour you like, as long as it’s black”. Ladies and…

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…

New Honda Accord launched in the UAE

Al Futtaim has launched the new 10th-generation Honda Accord mid-size saloon across the UAE, built on a new platform with new turbocharged engines and new 10-speed transmission. Yes, a lot of new, including new prices… Now sitting lower, wider, and lighter built upon a new global Honda platform that also…

Porsche reveals zero-emissions wagon on off-road tyres

At the Geneva motor show this week, Porsche’s new 911 GT3 RS had to settle for second place under the limelight thanks to the world debut of the all-electric Mission E Cross Turismo Porsche, the Stuttgart truck company, showed up at the Geneva motor show with the Mission E Cross…

Lamborghini reveals new Huracán Performante Spyder

Yes, it’s heavier and slower than the tin-top version, but Lamborghini’s new Huracán Performante Spyder lets you enjoy 640 naturally aspirated horsepower at 8,000rpm without any pesky roofs getting in the way While Lamborghini is busy doubling the capacity of its factory in Sant’Agata Bolognese and the number of its workforce…

Mercedes launches four-door AMG GT that is actually a CLS

After months of hype, the new GT 4-Door Coupé super-saloon isn’t actually based on the two-door GT sports car. Yes, we know, weird… Mercedes has been hyping and teasing and ‘leaking’ news of its new four-door supercar for a while now, and everyone naturally thought that the Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door…

Lexus UX is brand’s first ever compact crossover

Toyota’s luxury arm is entering the compact crossover segment for the first time to compete with BMW X1s, Audi Q3s, and Merc GLAs — say hello to the new Lexus UX Ever since Lexus discovered that all the money is in crossovers, the Japanese luxury brand has been on a…