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A Hard Horse to Tame

If you’re after driving the latest in V8 muscle car thrills, look no further than the latest Mustang. By Ghaith Madadha Creating the affordable charismatic American muscle car segment when introduced in 1964 and again spurring a retro-infused modern muscle…

A Blast from the Past

For this updated classic, Jensen melds supercar performance with stunning 60s design. By Ghaith Madadha With a sound as dramatic as its moody 1960’s Italian aesthetics, the Interceptor R Supercharged erupted to life with a mighty booming crack of thunder…

MG Abingdon Edition: A 60s Icon Reinvented

The MG Abingdon Edition might look like a classic throwback from a bygone age, but it’s a thoroughly modern sports car under the hood. By Ghaith Madadha With a wealth of high tech engineering and traditional artisan talent, Britain’s tapestry…

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…

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…

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…