2018

2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake S — Road Test

Jaguar never offered the first XF Sportbrake in our region, but with this 2018 model update the British carmaker has decided to launch the estate in the Middle East with a choice of  a 2.0-litre rear-drive entry-level model, and this top-spec 3.0-litre V6 with all-wheel drive, which we’ve tested in…

Most powerful Chevrolet Tahoe ever coming to Dubai

Chevrolet Middle East is premiering the 2018 Tahoe RST in the region at next month’s Dubai motor show packing a 420bhp Corvette engine At next month’s Dubai motor show starting form November 14, Chevrolet will launch the most powerful Tahoe SUV to date packing a motor shared with the Chevrolet…

New 2018 BMW X2: Less practicality, more price, no shame

BMW has launched  new nameplate, the new X2 crossover, which shamelessly borrows an iconic BMW design cue and, well, doesn’t make a whole lot of sense Now that BMW has broken through the stigma and bravely beaten off the taboos, and built a front-wheel drive car and we all only…

2018 Audi A8 — Road Test

Ingolstadt’s latest flagship, the 2018 Audi A8 sedan, introduces the company’s design evolution and loads of firsts for the brand, such as four-wheel steering and a 48-volt electrical system, not to mention a carbon fibre reinforced structure… The fourth-generation, 2018 Audi A8? I heard this thing can drive itself. It…

Stunning new Mazda Kai concept car

Hiroshima-based Mazda is punching above its weight in design and engineering with two new concepts at the Tokyo motor show previewing future production cars Among all the electric driverless metal at the Tokyo motor show taking place in Japan right now, Mazda, only the sixth-best selling car manufacturer in its…

Light is right: the new 911 Carrera T is the purist’s Porsche

Zuffenhausen is resurrecting the 1968 911T model in spirit exactly 50 years later with the new Porsche 91 Carrera T entry-level model — no radio, no sat-nav, no all-wheel drive, just driving purity from the cheapest 911 in the line-up… In the late 60s Porsche started figuring out that the…

Audi reveals new 2018 A7 Sportback

If the latest fourth-generation A8 is too understated for you, the 2018 Audi A7 Sportback adds a small dose of drama (i.e. styling) to the mix  Even more than the latest fourth-generation Audi A8, the Ingolstadt manufacturer’s evolving design language is premiering with this new A7 Sportback. Yes, the A8…

The OG: Mercedes reveals Final Edition G-Class

After just about four decades of service Mercedes is finally ready to discontinue the legendary G-Class with a AED1.35 million send-off Well, there it is people, we’ll need to mark the end of an era and start a new calendar because the Mercedes G-Class is finally nearing the end of…

New Porsche 718 GTS models launched

Porsche has extended its 718 range of mid-engined sports cars with the top-of-the-line GTS models worth 365bhp, starting from AED277,100 As per Stuttgart law, that says there should be a Porsche suited to every person on planet Earth, the company has now further expanded its 718 range of mid-engined sports…

New 2018 Aston DB11 Volante revealed

Right on cue, following the launch of the DB11 V12 and DB11 V8 Coupes, Aston Martin has extended its best-selling range to include the new DB11 Volante convertibile… Right on cue, after we tested the new V8-engined DB11 with a 4.0-litre twin-turbo lump courtesy of the nice men and women…