Category: Automotive

Mercedes-Benz S400 L: Benz at its Best

In whatever model, the Mercedes S Class remains the benchmark for the luxury sedan segment. By Ghaith Madadha Luxurious, comfortable, and conservative, the S-Class is the luxury car that proudly yet discretely says one has ‘made it,’ but without ostentatiously…

Audi RS6 Avant: Supercar Station Wagon

The Audi RS6 is a family work horse bred for speed. By Ghaith Madadha The go-to brand for high performance premium station wagons—or Avant in Audi-speak— Audi was an early proponent and trendsetter with the 1983-91 200 Quattro Avant and 1994-95…

McLaren 650S Coupe: A Super Supercar

Many believe the breathtaking McLaren 650S is the supercar the 12C always should have been. It’s hard to disagree. By Ghaith Madadha With futuristic sci-fi looks and more viscerally engaging driving dynamics, the 650S was meant to bridge the gap…

Maserati GranTurismo: A Centennial Special Edition

Maserati celebrates a hundred years of making sonorous and stylish sports cars by unleashing a very special version of its GranTurismo MC. By Ghaith Madadha The MC Centennial, a victory lap for Maserati’s seductively visceral and indulgently luxurious GranTurismo model…

Peugeot 508: French Finesse

The new Peugeot 508 proves that few car makers do comfortable and refined family saloons as well as Peugeot. By Ghaith Madadha Successor to the Peugeot 607, the 508 re-adopted the “5” nomenclature that served the brand so well in…

Jaguar F-Type R Coupe: A Fast Cat

The hard top successor to Jaguar’s design classic is a ferociously quick beast. By Ghaith Madadha The F-Type, the successor to the iconic 1961-75 E-Type, finally made its debut in 2013 in the guise of a stylish and slinky convertible….

RS4 Avant: Grace, Pace, and Space

Few cars can hope to match the RS4 Avant’s astonishing mix of utility and brute power. By Ghaith Madadha Audi’s RS4 Avant is a rare example of a vehicle that gets pretty much everything right. It manages to simultaneously be…

Maserati: Luxury Uncompromised

Maserati’s new Quattroporte four-door sports sedan is quick, luxurious, and eminently practical. By Ghaith Madadha A few years ago at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Italy, a Ferrari executive hosting the media dinner was adamant his iconic company would never produce…

2014 Land Rover LR4: An Awesome All-Rounder

Land Rover has given its LR4 a refresh that somehow manages to improve on the SUV’s winning go-anywhere, do-anything formula. By Saif Haddad At first glance, the new LR4 doesn’t look that much different than its boxy predecessor. But dig…

BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe

BMW’s fast, comfortable, and luxurious grand tourer is going head to head with the Audi A7 and Mercedes CLS in the relatively new four-door executive coupe niche. By Saif Haddad BMW’s 6 Series Gran Coupe might share the same name…