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Video / Chris Forsberg drifting a 1975 Datsun 280Z

Daydreaming takes on an entirely new meaning when you have a stable of Z cars at your disposal. Formula Drift Championship leader Chris Forsberg shows us what happens when the tie comes off and you have a 1975 Datsun 280 at your disposal. Hit the link to see the action.

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GAZ Dampers for Mercedes-Benz 190

Suspension specialists GAZ have just debuted adjustable GT rear dampers for the classic W201 Mercedes 190. The dampers provide variable bump and rebound rates which can be adjusted to suit the conditions and driving style. The damping rates can be altered by means of an easily accessible knob on the side of the units. GAZ can also set the dampers up for general road use and they will also be suitable for occasional track slalom and sprint use, or alternatively they can even be set up for serious racing use if you wish. The dampers feature a zinc-plated body and protective plastic sleeve to keep them looking good and working well for long into the future.

Prior Design reveal PRIOR600 WB widebody kit for Porsche Panamera

German tuner turns its attention to Porsche's four-door with an aggressive body kit, new wheels and handling upgrades.

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Video / Jon Olsson drifting his 600hp Rebellion R2K up a snowy peak!

Jon Olsson is a Swedish freeskier and alpine ski racer who also happens to own one of the wildest custom cars in the world. Called the Rebellion R2K, it is based on an Ultima, has a body that looks like an Audi R18, and it packs a reported 600hp into a package tipping the scales at a mere 1,000kg. Click on the link for the full video.

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Bentley charges ahead with Hybrid Concept

Bentley showed off its new Hybrid Concept at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, a technology showcase that previews the company’s first plug-in hybrid model, set to be a dedicated version of the all-new SUV available in 2017.

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AMS / Hearse World Record / 9-second 1/4 Mile!

On October 28th 2013, the AMS "Madness" Hearse set a new quarter mile record. More than full weight and pushing 1000hp on 23psi of boost through its stock 6.0L GM LQ4 engine, this 5000+lb beast laid down an impressive 2.26 second 0-60 time on its way to a 9.94 @ 137mph quarter mile. Hit the link for the video.

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Special Edition Toyota Camry S+ launched in UAE

Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has launched Camry S+, a new Special Edition variant offering much more comfort at the same price of a regular Camry S. Following on from the regular Camry S, the Special Edition Camry S+ gets new DRL lights, leather seats, 6.1” display, audio with Bluetooth, USB and MP3 facilities in addition to a rear view camera. The keyless Camry S+ also comes with ABS, Brake Assist, cruise control, dual front airbags and rear parking sensors. The Special Edition Camry S+ comes in 6 speed automatic transmission and will be available at AED 86,900, with 5 years unlimited mileage warranty across all Al-Futtaim Motors showrooms in the UAE.

Mustang turns 50 in style with huge party plans in the UAE

Mustang has turned 50 and it’s never looked more appealing. With its fan base being one of the largest in the world, the 50th anniversary celebrations will be a showstopper for the car community this year. Carmudi, the world’s largest international car classifieds expert, has been in touch with Ford to discuss the Mustang redesign and their upcoming party plans in the UAE.

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Cam Shaft Mini Cooper S

The trend of foiling a car doesn't seem to die down soon. German company Cam Shaft takes a MINI Cooper S and slaps it on with a pearl orange hue, accentuated with glossy black for the roof, pillars and chrome bits, and matte black for the wheel arches. Adding go to the show are an ECU tweak, sports air filter, custom exhaust system with a sports cat, down pipe and remote valve control, which raise power to 240hp. The suspension is also upgraded with KW V2 coilovers, 7.5x17" ATS aluminium rims and 215/45 R17 Toyo semi slicks.

Video / Jeep Cherokee Auto Parking

Cool video of the new Jeep Cherokee parking itself at the Trading Enterprises showroom in Dubai Festival City. The system lets the vehicle park itself into both parallel and perpendicular slots. Hit the link to watch.

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Infiniti officially launches Q50 in the Middle East

Premium sedan brings distinctive design, many world-first technologies, engaging performance, host of in-car connectivity features and personalisation programmes.

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The Twilight Years / Volkswagen Scirocco R

Volkswagen has already revealed the slightly revised Scirocco, complete with a minor facelift and a bit more oomph. Till we get our hands on one, we’re out for a last hurrah in the bad boy of the current line-up, the Scirocco R. Jebel Jais beckons!

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Chevy drops the top on the new Z06 convertible

Chevrolet has dropped the top on the 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible. This is the first Z06 Convertible offered from the factory since 1963 when the Z06 option package was introduced for endurance racing.

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Milltek's exhaust system for the Audi RS6/RS7

Milltek's new exhaust system for the current Audi RS6/RS7 duo has been designed to fit the 2013-on 4.0 TFSI V8 twin turbo versions.

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Automechanika Dubai 2014 / Pre-show Report

With growing GCC vehicle sales to drive demand for auto parts and components, Automechanika Dubai will reflect increasing international interest in regional aftermarket.

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