Rolls-Royce speaks with award-winning National Geographic photographer and explorer Cory Richards, in the latest in a series of ‘Inspiring Greatness’ films created by the marque. Inspiring greatness is central to Rolls-Royce’s philosophy, from hand-building each motor car at the marque’s Global Centre of Luxury Manufacturing Excellence at Goodwood in West Sussex, to creating an Application... Continue Reading →

Learning from crises, mastering challenges.

Historic flashback to celebrate the 100th Annual General Meeting of the BMW Group. Since its establishment more than 100 years ago, the company has always generated new impetus from overcoming particularly difficult situations. Innovative strength and courage, determination and team spirit form the foundation for this innate spirit of renewal Munich. Over more than 100... Continue Reading →

Porsche is manufacturing sports cars again

As from next Monday (4th of May 2020), Porsche will restart its production, considering site- and task-specific requirements. All necessary preparations have been concluded to guarantee the highest possible safety for employees and to ensure production can be gradually increased to full capacity. Employees will resume work in stages, as production ramps up at the... Continue Reading →

A Symbiosis of Dynamism and Luxury

The new BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Edited by Shereen Shabnam The new BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe embodies a brand of sporting flair unique in the luxury segment as it is the only model in its division derived directly from a two-door sports car and comes with a dynamic potential, a much longer wheelbase... Continue Reading →

Global awards for Women’s World Car of the Year held in Dubai

The winners in all categories of Women’s World Car of the Year for 2019 have today been announced at the Dubai International Motor Show. The Supreme Award for 2019 Women’s World Car of the Year goes to:                                                             MAZDA 3 The unanimous decision was arrived at by 41 jury members from 34 different countries across... Continue Reading →

Elegantly Sculptured – The new Audi A6

By Shereen Shabnam Static photo, Colour: Typhoon grayStatic photo, Colour: Typhoon grayCockpit While searching for a sedan that is elegantly sculptured and leads in terms of digitalization, comfort and design, I had the opportunity to test drive the Luxurious sporty eighth generation Audi A6that introduces numerous innovations into the segment and is more versatile than... Continue Reading →

Sleek and Elegant Lines Infiniti QX30

By Shereen Shabnam Remaining true to the powerful and elegant design cues that guided the original QX30 concept, the all-new Infiniti QX30 comes with a sculpted exterior, unique crossover stance and asymmetric cabin design that exemplifies Infiniti’s design-led approach to product development. In addition to its striking appearance, the QX30 offers an elevated ride height,... Continue Reading →

A new level of luxury – The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class

By Shereen Shabnam Staying at the forefront of luxury motoring, Mercedes-Benz is renowned for supreme comfort, style and craftsmanship and this year, the brand raised the bar higher with the launch of the new S-Class. Exceptionally designed with exquisite detail, the new model adds new interpretations of luxury for today’s driver. The technology elevates comfort... Continue Reading →

Winning Combination of Style and Strength

Volvo XC60 By Shereen Shabnam As a Jury of the Middle East Car of the Year Award (MECOTY), I compared notes with other jury members and we collective agreed that while Volvo Cars have long been known for their safety and steadiness, more recently the new style and performance elements seen in their new models... Continue Reading →

Defining Elegance and Power

The third-generation CLS By Shereen Shabnam The new five-seater Mercedes-Benz CLS with its sportiness and exceptional style blends the practicality of a sedan with the elegance and dynamism of a coupé. The third-generation pioneers the new design idiom of Mercedes-Benz, and is immediately recognisable by its clear contours and reduced lines. The sportiness is evident... Continue Reading →

Lightweight & Sophisticated Cadillac XT5

By Shereen Shabnam Luxury crossover vehicles is popular this year with almost every brand so we ventured out to test the Cadillac XT5 crossover which combines space, luxury and high-tech convenience resulting in a perfect lightweight Touring vehicle. The 2017 Cadillac XT5 is powered by a 3.6-liter V6 engine that previously seen in the brand’s... Continue Reading →

The Multifaceted Super SUV – Design, performance & driving dynamics of Lamborghini URUS

By Shereen Shabnam We recently ventured into Italy to witness Automobili Lamborghini launch its third model, the Lamborghini Urus. The Lamborghini Urus is the first Super Sport Utility Vehicle and hence creates a new niche in the luxury segment with benchmarking power, performance and driving dynamics, unparalleled design, luxury and daily usability. The Lamborghini Urus... Continue Reading →

Aerodynamic Performance – Aventador S

By Shereen Shabanam With the hills of Tuscany as the backdrop and in the company of fellow supercar motoring enthusiasts from around the globe over a few days, I recently tested the new Lamborghini Aventador S which has a new aerodynamic design, redeveloped suspension, increased power and new driving dynamics. The ‘S’ is the suffix... Continue Reading →

Designed and engineered to perform

A tryst with the all-new Q60 Red Sport 400 Coupe By Shereen Shabnam Last week I had a date with a bright red new Q60 Red Sport 400 Coupe that lasted nearly five days after I picked the car up at the showroom of Arabian Automobiles Company, exclusive dealers for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and... Continue Reading →

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