Showing posts in the category of Middle East

New McLaren Honda F1 Prototype Makes Its First Outing on Track [w/Video]


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After more than a year of preparations, McLaren-Honda's interim F1 test car MP4-29H/1X1 made its official track debut at the FIA testing session at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.

All-New Ford Mustang Conquers Burj Khalifa, World's Tallest Building [w/Videos]


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Ford has inaugurated its latest business unit, Middle East and Africa, by launching the all-new Mustang on the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. It’s a repeat of a similar stunt taken earlier this year, when a team of Ford employees dismantled a Mustang and transported it bit by bit with the elevator on top of the Empire State Building in New York.

Ha! In Iraqi Kurdistan, They Call The Chrysler 300 The Obama


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Some people like to give their cars nicknames, but did you know that in Iraq’s Kurdistan region all cars are known by their nicknames instead of their actual names?

This Special Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé is Fit for a Maharaja


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Rolls-Royce and royalty have been going hand in hand ever since the inception of the brand in the beginning of the 20th century, so no surprise that the firm has created the bespoke Maharaja Phantom Drophead Coupé.

Aston Martin Lagonda Sedan May Arrive in Other Markets


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When Aston Martin first announced the Lagonda sedan, it said it was exclusively made for markets in the Middle East. However, the automaker’s new CEO Andy Palmer may have a different opinion.

A BMW M235i with a Red Twist, an X4 with CSL-Style Wheels and More


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BMW dealers across the world should take some notes from the firm's Abu Dhabi Motors partner with its constantly updated army of special cars featuring all sorts of Individual, M Performance and even third party tuner goods.

Google Gives us a Camel View of Abu Dhabi's Desert [w/Video]


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How do you go capturing desert images, the kind used on Google's Street View?  Obviously, a Prius won't cut it and neither will a Land Cruiser, so Google resorted to ships of the desert, otherwise known as camels.

Aston Martin Shows New Lagonda Sedan 30+ Photos


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Aston Martin's resurrected Lagonda saloon will be available exclusively in the Middle East, but the British firm wants everyone to know about it, dropping more than 30 official photos of the development prototype.

First Real Life Shots of New Aston Martin Lagonda


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With the help of Oman Air, Aston Martin flew a pre-production version of its upcoming Lagonda over to Oman in the Middle East, affording us a first real-life look at the exotic-saloon.

BMW X4 M Sports in Melbourne Red and Carbon Black


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Maybe it's a question nobody asked, but BMW Abu Dhabi has the answer on what the new X4 looks like with a carbon fiber-finished deck lid wing and a quad pipe sports exhaust from Akrapovic.

Can You Believe That This Ferrari California Driver Lived?


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I think the word you're looking for to describe this accident and the fact that the Ferrari California driver made it out alive is, "miracle".

Arabs Turn SUV on Two Wheels at 190+km/h!


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Some may question the accuracy of the SUV's speedometer after counting the white lines on the road, but there's no questioning the audacity and stupidity of these folks.

Ferrari LaFerrari vs Lamborghini Sesto Elemento on Qatar Highway!


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Anyone know what the Italian equivalent for "wow" is, because that's what you'll be saying after watching and hearing this video of two rare exotic supercars…illegally, we assume…drag-racing each other in Qatar.

White BMW X4 with M Package, Kelleners Sport Exhaust and 21" Rims


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This is not the first time that we've caught a glimpse of BMW's new X4 crossover dressed in their M Sport Package in real life, but the pictured showroom model from BMW Abu Dhabi has a couple of tricks up its sleeve.

The Dubai Police Force and their Fleet of Supercars


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Since the collection of supercars held by the Dubai police force is nothing more than a tourist attraction (and maybe a means to shun poor locals…), it very obviously needed a popularization video made about it, so that travelers coming to visit will know what to expect and where to aim their camera.

Lykan: This is What a Car that Costs as Much as a LaFerrari, P1 and 918 Combined Sounds Like


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More videos showing the new Lykan Hypersport from Beirut, Lebanon-based, W Motors, on the road are surfacing online. This footage of the Arabian supercar was shot around the streets of Monaco during the recent Top Marques show.

Scoop: New Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake Pops Up in Dubai


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You can now add the United Arab Emirates and the country's most populous and famous city, Dubai, among the places visited by Mercedes-Benz's upcoming CLA Shooting Brake, an estate-bodied version of their slick compact model.

Brazen Saudis Drift Dodge Charger at 220km/h or 137mph on Public Highway


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Saudi Arabia seems to have its house in order, cornering drivers who practice the dangerous art of "Hagwalah" after it enacted strict laws against drifting on public roads in the beginning of the year…or perhaps not, if this video of a Dodge Charger is indeed from the land of hot sands and petroleum wealth…

Iranian Girls Leave the Wheel to Sing to the Camera, Guess What Happens Next…[Updated]


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Some people like to sing alone in their car, while others don’t mind doing it in the presence of their friends and even in front of a camera. That's all fine and dandy, just as long as the driver adheres to the wise words of Jim Morrison in The Doors' Roadhouse Blues song, "Yeah, keep your eyes on the road, your hands upon the wheel, Keep your eyes on the road, your hands upon the wheel".

BMW 435i Coupe in Melbourne Red with M-Performance Aero Kit


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It suffices to say, the M235i is stealing the 435i Coupe's thunder, if not in sales, on forums and the internet in general, and there are plenty of reasons why this is happening, beginning with the more affordable price that includes the M Sport kit, the 20hp stronger engine, and the lighter and more nimble body and chassis combo.