Why criticising the SUV is a blinkered view

I find it quite amusing that while the world has gone SUV crazy, those that position themselves as hardcore car enthusiasts seem to have universally adopted a negative stance towards the Sports Utility Vehicle. I liken it to the music snob that goes out of their way to express just how terrible the tracks on the… » 8/14/14 2:49am 8/14/14 2:49am

TEASER. MINI Cooper S vs Sodi go-kart on-track

When the new MINI was announced, we knew it was only a matter of time before the brand drew attention towards the updated 2.0-litre TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder engine, retro-look cabin, and a whole new brand of MINI 'hallmark' exterior design. And, of course, that typical 'go-kart feeling'. » 8/12/14 3:37am 8/12/14 3:37am

You Can Now Get Married On Dubai's Burj Al Arab Helipad

If you love aviation, and your future bride looks sexy with wind-blown hair, tell her to ask the Sheikh if you can recite your nuptials atop Dubai's seven-star Burj Al Arab hotel, on their helipad. Starting at only $55,000, Dad will still be able to afford that Bugatti he's been eying. » 4/29/14 4:38pm 4/29/14 4:38pm

Dubai Claims "World's Busiest International Airport" Title

For the first two months of 2014, Dubai International Airport has seen more international passengers come and go than any other airport in the world — a claim formerly held by London Heathrow. Lead by aggressive expansion of Emirates and FlyDubai airlines, Dubai handled 1.8 million more passengers during the period… » 3/27/14 2:41pm 3/27/14 2:41pm

Cadillac ATS vs Lexus IS350 F-Sport. Fighting back

So you're after a new premium mid-size saloon. You want a bit of poke, a good amount of style without being too flashy, and it has to be comfortable as well as feature a performance element. Basically, you want everything. Where do you go? Traditionally, you'd head straight to Germany and check out a BMW 3 Series,… » 3/10/14 1:53pm 3/10/14 1:53pm

BMW 435i M-Sport. Crash and burn?

The holiday romance. It's a situation we've all experienced. You've met someone abroad. Someone fun. Someone clever, adventurous, gorgeous. Romance starts to blossom and the time you spend together stays with you for weeks, perhaps months afterwards. Of course you get back home and those same feelings take a dive.… » 2/13/14 3:30pm 2/13/14 3:30pm

Up close and personal with James Hunt’s 1977 McLaren M26 Formula 1 car

Earlier this month, James Hunt‘s final race-winning car – a 1977 McLaren M26 – was sold at auction in Abu Dhabi for $1.2 million. But before it winged its way to its lucky new owner, we were privileged enough to spend some quality time alone with it at the Dubai Autodrome. » 12/05/13 6:32am 12/05/13 6:32am

Honda Integra Type-R. Andy Blackmore. A new lease of life

The Honda Integra Type-R you see here is now 12 years old. It has raced its way around Asia and competed in the stifling humidity of Malaysia before embarking on a new life in the NGK Racing Series, nee UAE Touring Car Championship. As you can imagine, years of such competitive abuse will take its toll: from 16 races… » 10/23/13 8:43am 10/23/13 8:43am