Watch The First Qatar A380 Get Built Inside And Out

Qatar Airways is one of the world's most luxurious airlines, and is the most recent airline to receive the world's largest passenger jet, the Airbus A380 into its fleet. Airbus has compiled a video series of the plane's production for our amusement, so let's check it out. » 11/06/14 12:41pm 11/06/14 12:41pm

Qatar Rejects Brand New A380s, CEO Bashes Airbus

Qatar CEO Akbar Al Baker expressed extreme disappointment with Airbus, in an interview from the Farnborough Airshow. The airline chose to reject deliveries of it's first three new A380s this week, citing quality issues related to the cabin. » 7/15/14 10:51pm 7/15/14 10:51pm

ESPN Writer Takes All-Expenses Paid Trip To Qatar, Loves Qatar

All those problems you thought Qatar's World Cup faced—indentured servitude, bribery allegations, unplayable heat, nonexistent infrastructure—it turns out they can all be made to go away with a stay in a nice hotel and a photo op with Alan Shearer. » 11/22/13 10:35am 11/22/13 10:35am

Watch This Qatari Racer Blow An Engine On A Massive Sand Dune

If you're sitting behind the wheel of a truck with a supercharged V8 staring up at a giant sand dune, the only thing to do is mash the accelerator to the floor and hope for the best. » 11/09/12 3:30pm 11/09/12 3:30pm

Meet The Ultra Badass Qatari Skeet Shooting, Olympic Medal Earning,…

Nasser Al-Attiyah isn't a name known by millions of adoring fans. People don't scream when he gets off a plane in a new city. He has an Olympic medal but his poster isn't on the walls of children everywhere. He doesn't have the paparazzi following him everywhere he goes. » 8/02/12 2:00pm 8/02/12 2:00pm

Qatari police have a gigantic fleet of Porsches

Qatar's recent National Day parade was like that in many other countries: it featured military and police vehicles. Unlike those other countries, Qatar has cash to burn and a sultan's taste for the good life. The vehicles of choice? Porsche Cayennes and Panameras. » 12/28/11 2:30pm 12/28/11 2:30pm

This Ford GT was destroyed in a Qatar qrash

An anonymous tipster from Qatar sent this shot of a recently-wrecked Ford GT. No word on what happened, or where (the tipster insisted on remaining unidentified), but if I were a betting man, I'd say he understeered into a giant, golden yak. » 12/09/11 5:15pm 12/09/11 5:15pm

Screw work, watch Formula D LIVE from Qatar right now

The Formula Drift Qatar race is going on right now and is streaming live right here. Something else to distract you from working today. » 3/18/11 12:15pm 3/18/11 12:15pm

New Harrods Owners' $2.5M Supercars Booted (Outside Store They Bought…

In April, the Qatari royal family forked over $2.3 billion to buy Harrods, the UK department store. Now they'll fork over $800 in fines to remove boots from supercars worth $2.3 million two family members illegally parked out front. » 7/29/10 8:30am 7/29/10 8:30am

Qatar Junkyard A Treasure Trove Of Automotive Oddities

Out hunting for parts for his '77 Daihatsu F20, reader Rashid stumbled across some very interesting automobiles in his local scrapyard in Doha, Qatar. Pretty much the last place on Earth you'd expect to find a lifted Cadillac. Gallery below. » 12/03/09 9:00am 12/03/09 9:00am

Lamborghini Flown From Qatar To Britain For $45,000 Oil Change

A wealthy Arab, possibly a Sheik, sent his Lamborghini LP640 a whopping 6,500 miles from an airport in Qatar to Heathrow to have the car's oil changed. The total cost of the shipment was around $40,000, which doesn't even include the $7,000 for the oil change itself. » 7/31/08 11:20am 7/31/08 11:20am

Former Qatar Prime Minister's BMW M1

The M1 is a great car. And it was even more impressive when it was new. But what to do if you want the looks of the Procar racing version, but the comfort and luxury of the street version? Do what a former Prime Minister of Qatar would do: Buy a standard car and have it done up with the body kit of a Procar. Check out… » 2/22/08 3:00pm 2/22/08 3:00pm

Hoon of the Day: Two-Wheeling, Qatar-Style

It's shot on a low-end camera phone and overdubbed with some seriously lo-fi wailing music, but there's no hiding the fact that here we see some nutcase driving his SUV (image is too crappy to ID it) on two wheels for a very long distance. Of course, the car-on-two-wheels routine has been done many times before,… » 4/26/07 10:30am 4/26/07 10:30am

Hoon of the Day: Qatar Qadillac Qraziness!

In Qatar, you have bored hoons, sand dunes, full-sized rear-wheel-drive Detroit iron, and low-quality video equipment. Put them together and you get something like this video of a box Cadillac repeatedly getting two-wheel air. Apparently the participating hoons were attempting to roll their Caddy, a goal they… » 4/06/07 11:14am 4/06/07 11:14am