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A recent visit to Abu Dhabi brought about an opportunity to see a custom car show at close quarters. Admittedly, the show in the region hasn’t quite got the scale or the ambience of the big tuning shows from the United States or Japan. But there was certainly no lack…

In the middle of a couple of car launches to the region’s media, Japanese car brand Nissan chose to slip in a further googly. It announced that it had begun moves along with the nodal standards body of the UAE to evolve a unit to measure the capability of off-road…

2016 has been a very busy year – especially with everything that’s happened surrounding Brexit and the win of the polarised right in the form of Donald Trump. Right wing and ultra-nationalist movements seem to be gaining a foothold in many parts of the world and the worrying aspect is…

The launch of the Genesis brand in the region brings to maturity Hyundai’s plan of becoming a true premium class specialist. Automan attends the launch and gets a first drive in the new flagship G90 Author: Raj Warrior  | Photography: Supplied The big change that Hyundai has been aiming at…

A new smaller platform allows GMC to offer a significantly lighter, more dynamic Acadia. Does it still remain competitive in the segment? Automan joins the media drive across Arizona and Nevada to find out Author: Raj Warrior  |  Photography: Supplied When you think of an American SUV, the car that…

Ferrari couldn’t have chosen a better locale than the Sudtirol region of Italy for the global media unveil of the FF’s successor. We take a first drive of the Ferrari GTC4Lusso in its home ground. Author: Raj Warrior  | Photography: Supplied and Author The Sudtirol is a very odd region…

We get our hands on the new BMW 740Li and discover what the new top end contender brings to the competition with the S-class and A8 Author: Raj Warrior  |  Photography: Elvis John Ferrao We are moving to a new paradigm in automobiles, where the very concept of premium and…

The Japanese performance sedan ups the ante with a very handy inline motor assist and the ability to switch roles to a fuel saver. Lexus’ GS 450 hybrid brings a new dimension to the segment Author: Raj Warrior  |  Photography: Elvis John Ferrao The premium D-segment has had a lot…

While offering a new position below the M3, BMW’s new M2 doesn’t lack any of the firepower of its bigger siblings. Automan drives the car in an exclusive drive in Dubai Author: Raj Warrior  | Photography: Jorge Ferrari and Author What is it about the performance coupé and sedan category…