The UAE is, in many ways, like the USA. It's a collection of 7 emirates (similar to our states) bound together by a federal government. Emiratis also love cars as much, or perhaps more than, the typical American.
We're used to seeing car enthusiasts from the Arabian Peninsula get their kicks with hagwalah, just about the most reckless and idiotic thing you can do with a car. These 4x4 sand drags shows that they're not the only gearheads in the Middle East.
The United Arab Emirates is the land of the supercars. They even give them out in malls, as one extraordinarily lucky cab driver found out this week when he won a $ 204,028 (Dh750,000) Gallardo LP550-2 in a local lottery.
Speed limits don't apply to V8 Supercars qualifying at the gorgeous Yas Marina Circuit on a man-made Island off the coast of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. (Photo: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)
An amazingly detailed 45-gigapixel panoramic shot of Dubai reveals what looks to be a yellow Ferrari sitting on a terrace of the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building. At 615 meters up, it's likely now the world's tallest parking garage.
Are you a police officer with a hankering for the coolest patrol car at the station? The place to go is Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates where they've pressed this Nissan GT-R into service. One more shot below.
Located just across from Iran, the nearly-completed Ferrari World Theme Park sits on Abu Dhabi's largest natural island. In addition to the "usual" theme park rides, it will host this year's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.