Top Industry Journalists Test Drive Mercedes-Benz Atego Powered by Allison Transmission

Over a period of five days, leading media journalists and influencers in the UAE drove the Atego 4x4 truck equipped with the Allison Transmission 3000 Series™. Allison Transmission, a leading designer and manufacturer of conventional and electrified vehicle propulsion solutions and the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions for commercial and... Continue Reading →

The Road To The 2022 World Car Awards

Celebrating The Best Of Today. Embracing The Best Of Tomorrow. By Shereen Shabnam The 2022 World Car Awards program has officially launched and I am delighted to be a Motoring Jury representing my region for this global award. The World Car Awards has a dual mission of celebrating the best of today while embracing the... Continue Reading →

Powerful and charismatic: All-new Volkswagen T-Roc

By Shereen Shabnam The all-new T-Roc 2021 adds dynamism to the segment of compact SUVs with its new  stylish look, striking design, improved powertrain technology, and great safety features and practicality. The new T-Roc represents a playful take on Volkswagen’s current design language and establishes a new expressive DNA. It boasts one of the strongest... Continue Reading →

Bigger, Better, Bolder: All-new 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe

By Shereen Shabnam We recently spent a week exploring the UAE with the completely redesigned Chevrolet’s iconic full-size, all-new 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe which has emerged bigger, bolder and better for 2021, boasting an impressive interior and unmatched technology. The new 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe’s off-road capability has been transformed and comes back better equipped and efficiently... Continue Reading →

Comfortable and Innovative: Audi A3

By Shereen Shabnam We recently turned heads with the latest Turbo Blue Audi A3 that impressed is with its dynamic design, increased power, innovative technology and the premium interior. The driver-centric design features a virtual cockpit display that keeps the driver, top-of-mind with premium materials and finishes that makes the cabin a pleasure to be... Continue Reading →

Driving An Icon: Volkswagen Golf GTI

By Shereen Shabnam There are few cars that become an icon whereby its design DNA and character remain recognisable for decades. And Golf GTI is one of them. For over four decades, Volkswagen has been reinventing this icon of sporty, compact cars while retaining the original concept – generation after generation. The newly designed and... Continue Reading →

Sleek, Elegant and Muscular: McLaren GT

By Shereen Shabnam Recently we ventured onto the streets of Dubai in the new McLaren GT experiencing it high levels of performance, turning heads because of its sleek design and enjoying similar levels of comfort and space normally expected in a Grand Tourer. The new McLaren redefines the modern GT ownership experience with a car... Continue Reading →

Smartly Styled: All New Honda City

By Shereen Shabnam Honda City is a sedan that keeps reinventing itself year after year with newly added features and a premium look and feel. We take it to the road and give you some insights into its upgraded features and performance. EXTERIOR The All-New City is smartly styled with a bolder look than before.... Continue Reading →

Driving Innovation: Ioniq Electric

By Shereen Shabnam The Future of Mobility is clearly focused around innovative green technologies and the automotive industry is continually raising the industry standard for fuel efficiency. More and more people are moving towards EVs and we had a chance to test the new energetic and modern IONIQ electric. Externally, the refined, modern good look... Continue Reading →

Marhaba Cars Auction is now IAA’s official partner in the UAE & Opens Tasjeel Testing Center in the Auction

The Grand Opening Ceremony of IAA Auction Center & Marhaba Cars Auction took place at the Address, Dubai Mall Hotel. The inauguration ceremony was attended by eminent dignitaries from both auction centers, UAE government, investment authorities, cars dealers, media personalities, and businessmen from all over the region. During the event, Marhaba Cars Auction announced the... Continue Reading →

The Perfect Drive: Skoda Kamiq

By Shereen Shabnam With optimized comfort and safety, Škoda Kamiq perfectly combines the advantages of a sport utility vehicle, such as higher ground clearance and an elevated seat position with the agility of a compact car and offers value for money. It has a distinctive emotive design, state-of-the-art drive assist and infotainment systems, is spacious... Continue Reading →

Charismatic Styling: Hyundai Santa Fe

By Shereen Shabnam The new Hyundai Santa Fe has been completely redesigned with changes to both the exterior and interior with the aim to offer superior driving experiences to customers in the GCC. Established as one of Hyundai’s iconic brands, the latest Santa Fe represents another step forward for design, performance and innovation. Exterior The... Continue Reading →

Sportier with more Power: Porsche Panamera

By Shereen Shabnam The new Porsche Panamera is essentially a sports car for four people. It combines the performance of a sports car with the comfort of an exclusive saloon. We tested the new Panamera recently with its enhanced features, increased engine power, better body control and enhanced steering precision that is perfect for everyday... Continue Reading →

The Ideal Road Companion: Mercedes S500

By Shereen Shabnam The Mercedes S‑Class is distinctive and recently we had the S500 for a week to explore the different Emirates in the UAE. We found it to be a luxury travel partner one can always rely on. We arrived at our various destinations fully relaxed and the innovative drive assist and safety technologies... Continue Reading →

Ready for Adventure: Dodge Durango GT

By Shereen Shabam For more than 100 years, the Dodge brand has carried on the spirit of brothers John and Horace Dodge. Their influence continues today as Dodge shifts into high gear with muscle cars and SUVs that deliver unrivaled performance in each of the segments where they compete. And the new rugged Dodge Durango... Continue Reading →

Exciting Drive Experiences: Cadillac CT4

By Shereen Shabnam Motoring enthusiasts usually find more drive enjoyment in RWD vehicles as it provides the perfect balance between the AWD and FWD configurations and this is undeniably the first thing we notice in the CT4 specially when we navigate corners plus we had a really nice experience driving up the Jebel Jais mountains.... Continue Reading →

In 2050, Michelin tires will be 100% sustainable

Inspired by the VISION concept tire introduced in 2017, an airless, connected, rechargeable and entirely sustainable solution, the Michelin Group is committed to making its tires 100% sustainable by 2050. Today, nearly 30%* of the components used in the manufacture of tires produced by the Michelin Group are already made from natural, recycled or otherwise... Continue Reading →

A grand design for grand aspirations

The New Mercedes GLB. Shereen Shabnam The much-anticipated Mercedes-Benz GLB is in the UAE across Gargash Mercedes-Benz showrooms bringing together impeccable design, intelligent functionality and high comfort in a versatile compact SUV. Spacious and family friendly with off-road-oriented design as well as optional 4MATIC all-wheel drive, it is perfect for UAE life. We drove the... Continue Reading →

Designed for Comfort: Infiniti Qx50

Shereen Shabnam The Infiniti QX50 is crafted for years of comfortable driving. It offers a premium in-cabin experience with the best of technology and entertainment, superior performance and handling that adapts to the driver and an exterior that is distinctively attractive. The journey starts with the Intelligent Key - simply press the switch to unlock... Continue Reading →

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