2018

Toyota teases with a new Supra racing concept

No, you’re not getting the new Toyota Supra just yet, because over at the Geneva motor show this week all the Japanese brought over was yet another concept car… The Japanese have been teasing us with talk of a Toyota Supra revival for years now, and all eyes were on…

New Chiron Sport is Bugatti’s perverted idea of a lightweight special

Weighing in at two tonnes, ladies and gentlemen, this is the new ‘lightweight’ Bugatti Chiron Sport for those of you who aren’t satisfied with the base model – get in line and bring $3.7 million… The new Bugatti Chiron Sport has made its global debut at the Geneva motor show…

Bentley launches hybrid Bentayga SUV

After releasing the twelve- and eight-cylinder Bentayga SUVs, Bentley goes down a notch and launches a Bentayga Hybrid with a 3.0-litre V6 and electric motor In case you’re feeling the pinch at the pumps with your 12-cylinder or V8-engined Bentley Bentayga, Crewe now has a budget-conscious solution in the form…

BMW previews M8 Gran Coupe with new concept

This M8 Gran Coupe concept has just made its premiere at the Geneva motor show, and it’s heading into production as BMW’s halo car You’re looking at BMW’s newest four-door that’s based on a two-door that’s based on a four-door. Allow us to explain… Just unveiled at the Geneva motor…

Range Rover SV Coupé shames every other luxury SUV

So you thought the Bentley Bentayga was good looking? The new Mercedes-AMG G63? That Lamborghini Urus? Oh please… If you want to see beautiful, take a look at the new Range Rover SV Coupé Boy, those vulgar Bentaygas, Uruses, and X6s must be feeling low now. Their tackiness and excessive…

Aston Martin reveals zero-emissions Lagonda concept

Gaydon says this new all-electric Lagonda Vision concept just unveiled in Geneva will reach production by 2023, and possibly even as soon as 2021 When Aston Martin did the Lagonda Taraf for the discerning Middle East customers, the brand said more was possible in the future. Now at the Geneva…

Aging gracefully: Nismo 370Z arrives in the UAE

With 350 horsepower and 375Nm of torque, the Nismo 370Z has just been launched in the UAE and we’ve got all the details and the price for you right here… Try to contain your excitement now people – only nine years since Nissan first launched the 370Z sportscar, the company’s sports…

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…

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…