Tag: luxury

A Brutal Beast

With the Hellcat, Dodge set out to create the ultimate American muscle car. It succeeded. By Ghaith Madadha The Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat, a gloriously unreconstructed brute, even among its prodigiously powerful peers, significantly ups the ante in the American…

Infiniti Q50 S Hybrid: An Innovative Executive

The impressive Q50 S Hybrid confounds everything you thought you knew about the Infiniti brand. By Ghaith Madadha The Q50, the first Infiniti bearing the brand’s new Q-based alphanumeric nomenclature, is the dramatic high tech successor to the sometimes unfairly…

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…

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Uber Arrives in Amman

Uber recently launched its massively in-demand smartphone app in Amman, allowing passengers in the capital to hail a ride at the touch of a button. But will it encounter the same resistance as it has elsewhere? And with several other…

Hilton’s High Hopes for Dead Sea Resort

Hilton’s regional chief says his new Dead Sea resort will be open this summer, ready to take on the competition in Jordan’s increasingly competitive hospitality market. Hilton is set to expand its presence in Jordan this summer with the opening…

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…

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…

Cutting Edge: All in the Wrist

The Apple Watch should (finally) be hitting the shops right about now, which means the smartwatch wars are well and truly underway. But which one is right for you? By Laith Abou-Ragheb   Apple Watch www.apple.com Apple’s first, much-hyped attempt…

Setting Sail for Luxury

The Dubai International Boat Show is a highlight of the international boating calendar. Whether you’re buying or just there to browse, the five-day show provides an experience like no other. By Jane Hosking While only a short flight away, the…