Wednesday, 3 March 2021
Home Blog Page 12

Opel Insignia OPC Sports Tourer: High Performance Hauler

Spacious and well-kitted, the Opel Performance Centre’s version of the Insignia Sports Tourer is a more sensible and affordable real-world alternative for dad-racers than 500+BHP prestige brand niche super estates. More than a two-trick...

Five Favorite Exotic Grand Tourers

One of the most ill-defined of automotive segments, grand tourers can however be broadly said to be somewhat bigger two-door sports cars with balanced and eager handling, high speed comfort and stability and a...

Chevrolet Silverado LTZ ZL1 5.3 Crew Cab: Hi-Ho Silverado!

Depending on one’s location, persuasion and occupation, the large American pick-up truck is loved and loathed in equal measure. A polarizing vehicle segment, such trucks are loved for their spaciousness, comfort, ability, power and...

Seven Favorite Compact Convertibles of 2014

Different in character, design and segment, the best compact and sporty convertible cars to be had include the sexy Alfa Romeo 4C Spider and the Lotus Elise S that it must try to beat....

Hyundai Tucson 2.4 AWD Limited: Compact and Convenient

However, what became surprisingly apparent quite quickly was that it was an unexpectedly fun and engaging drive when pushed hard through the lumps, bumps, cracks and imperfections of winding provincial back roads and routes...

McLaren 12C Spider: ‘Supermac’

A follow-up to McLaren’s highly advanced MP4-12C third ever road car, the 12C Spider seemingly simplifies its nomenclature and brings al fresco driving thrills and several improvements for 2013 – chief among which is...

Geneva Motorshow 2014: Top 12 Cars

Held annually at Palexpo, adjacent to the international airport, the Geneva Motorshow is a tightly packed event, as opposed to the bi-annual Frankfurt and Paris events’ sprawling layouts. Brimming the latest production and concept...

Chris Goodwin, Chief Test Driver, McLaren Automotive

GM: Which cars did you benchmark the 12C and P1 against? CG: Benchmarking is an interesting concept and I suppose in reality I benchmarked both of those cars against everything from our Formula One car...

Peugeot RCZ THP156: From Show Stand Stunner to Real World Road Car

An early inkling the impressive design comeback currently underway at Peugeot, the RCZ was first introduced for the 2010 model year as a virtually unchanged motor show stand concept to road car and was...

Jaguar F-Type V8 S: Big Cat Bellow

Stylishly slinky, elegantly finished, eager handling and sensationally swift, the F-Type is Jaguar’s first purpose-built compact sports car since its legendary predecessor E-Type was introduced in 1961. Long-awaited and much-feted upon its arrival, the...

Top Ten Concepts, Prototypes and Extreme Machines of 2013

A busy year for glamorous and hot concept and performance cars from affordable pocket rocket hot hatches, real world hybrid sports cars and super cars, many of the most exciting have however been unveiled...

Middle East Motor Awards 2013: Jaguar Pounces To The Podium

After a closely competitive nomination process, the fourth annual Middle East Motor Awards (MEMA) were announced at the end of October, with Jaguar’s sultry F-Type sports convertible – introduced earlier this year – deservedly...

Honda Accord Coupe 2.4: Where Function and Fun Converge

With a sporting flavor stemming from its Formula 1 involvement since the mid-1960s and most memorably in powering the Ayrton Senna-Alain Prost era Honda-McLarens. Honda’s sports and coupe models also notably include the 1990-2005...

Kia Cerato 2.0: Tiger Nose, Take Two

A more radical and stylized interpretation of the compact family saloon by Kia, the new Cerato’s arrival comes after a somewhat short-running but successful predecessor. The second generation of Kia’s most successful nameplate to...

Renault Twingo RS133: French Firecracker

The smallest and least powerful of RenaultSport’s three-car line-up of hot hatches is also its most basic and probably most enjoyable car in terms of driving purity and tactile feedback.  A feisty firecracker of...

Mercedes-Benz AMG C63 Edition 507 Coupe: Swan Song Drivers’ Edition

Designated to reflect its 507PS continental European horsepower rating, the 507 Edition’s burly large displacement V8’s output translates to 500BHP developed at a haughty 6800rpm, while a gut-wrenching 450lb/ft of torque twist force is...

Volkswagen Golf R: Practical Performance

First introduced for the 2010 model year, the Volkswagen Golf R is the range-topping 255BHP four-wheel-drive model, which picks up the performance envelope where the brisk front-wheel-drive Golf GTI leaves it. The quickest and...

Renault Megane 1.2 TCe 115 Dynamique: Less is More

The all-new 1.2-litre TCe ‘Energy’ engine powered version of Renault’s recently face-lifted Megane range is a compellingly convincing all-rounder in the hotly contested family hatchback segment. While the Megane’s stylishly coupe-like design underwent a...

Kia Quoris: Chorus Of Approval For A New Class Of Kia!?

A world-class luxury car based on the same platform that underpins Hyundai’s acclaimed Centennial and Genesis models. Distinctly sportier-looking than its Hyundai cousins, the Kia Quoris features cutting edge design, high tech features and...

Adrian van Hooydonk, Senior Vice President BMW Group Design

GM: Does current BMW design constitute an evolution of themes started during Chris Bangle’s tenure, or is your vision for the brand a break from the past? AVH: BMW design is more precise than ever....

Mercedes-Benz E350 CDI Guard: Armoured Executive

The smallest, most discrete and lightest of Mercedes-Benz’ armoured Guard range of vehicles, the E-Class Guard is designed to protect its well-to-do owner/drivers from street crime, unlike the larger and more conspicuous S-Class Guard,...

Hyundai Genesis Coupe V6: Korean Pony

First launched in 2008 and revised this year, the Hyundai Genesis Coupe is a well-accomplished car that seems to be the Korean maker’s answer to several categories of rear-drive coupes. A sub-BMW 3-Series contender,...

Hyundai Veloster 1.6 MPI: Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing

With the possible exception of the Genesis Coupe, the Hyundai Veloster is the Korean maker’s best looking and most radically-design car to date. In fact, the Veloster most clearly and aesthetically captures Hyundai’s recently...

Mercedes-Benz E200 CGI Elegance: Elegant Executive

A larger, more spacious, more refined and more efficient generation of Mercedes’ ever-present executive segment offering, the current W212 generation E-Class is arguably the best yet and is a considerable improvement on its predecessor....

Hyundai Centennial VS460: First Flagship

An established luxury car in its native Korea since its first incarnation circa 1999, where it is known as the Equus, the second generation Hyundai Centennial is being touted as an international-level luxury car...

Editor's Picks

Advertise Below

MOST POPULAR

Advertise Here
Advertise

Top Cars

Sample Advertisement
Sample Advertisement