July 18, 2019

Motoring

Motoring

An ear on the asphalt

From sales records to unveilings to exciting races, much is happening in the motoring world. Infiniti sets new sales record   Infiniti sold a record 103,500 new vehicles around the world in the first half of 2015, up 13 percent over the same period last year. On the back of a...

2015 Lincoln MKC ??” Beginning of a new generation

By Sudesh Shankar The MKC 2015 is an all-new entry-level luxury crossover from Lincoln. One may definitely seem curious with the name MKC for a car from Lincoln. But then again, the 2015 Lincoln MKC is a genuinely competitive compact luxury crossover. Not only does the MKC have good genetics,...

Infiniti transforms the FX to a QX???

By Sudesh Shankar   For a very long time probably, ever since Infiniti launched its first crossover SUV, I believe this region has definitely taken an immediate liking to it. Don’t believe me? Take a drive down Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai anytime and I can bet you would see...

???S??? for Stunner

By Sudesh Shankar It would be quite a feat to find a better convertible car than the luxurious Continental GT Convertible S. Its S is for stunning, stylish, sleek and super quick. Simply put, a stunner of a car! This 2014 Continental GT Convertible Speed derives additional horsepower from its...

Volvo XC60 – this one glides through???

By Sudesh Shankar “Safety is something that happens between your ears, not something you hold in your hands.” – Jeff Cooper Volvo redefines safety in their own unique way and forever improvises its safety technology applied to the cars they build. Take for instance the XC 60 we drove two...

Flying away in a SPUR

By Sudesh Shankar “Oh my! Oh my! What a luxurious ride in absolute redness draped around me,” was the remark of a colleague who joined me in a ride to Abu Dhabi in the Bentley V8 Flying Spur. Drive in one of these and you have arrived. Going back to...

The royalty wagon

By Sudesh Shankar Abu Dhabi Motors home delivered an ALPINA B7 to test drive last weekend. The car I drove had a turquoise blue exterior with white and blue Lavalina leather interiors. I must say at this point I found it a little over-ostentatious for my liking, but the sheer...

What???s new?

From new car launches, golfing events to road shows, read on for the latest updates from the motoring world.   Swanky new models added to existing fleet Porsche is closing the gap between the 911 Carrera S and 911 GT3 with the launch of four models of the 911 Carrera...

The Racy, Sexy Seven from Audi

By Sudesh Shankar My jinx was finally broken when I received confirmation that I will definitely be driving the RS7 Quattro. After two subsequent test-drive cancellations, all those missed opportunities disappeared when I got my hands on the ‘Misano Red Beast’. The RS7 is ultra-fast and capable, and its exhaust...

Silence of the Lexus

By Sudesh Shankar I haven’t heard of silent cars. And I stood by that statement, till very recently when I came across one that I did not hear at all. A couple of weeks ago I was delivered the Lexus GS450 hybrid F-sport at my home. Funnily enough, just as the...

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