Archive for the ‘ Middle East ’ Category
Oud, according to Rolls-Royce, is an Arabian scent known as ‘liquid gold’. That sounds like the perfect name for the latest bespoke creation by high-end British car maker, which is a one off Phantom Coupe called Inspired by Oud.
There’s so much oil in the Middle East, apart from the vast sums of money it injects into their economy, it seems the fumes have gone to their heads too. You don’t often consider this part of the world when you think of motor sport or petrol heads, but believe me, they are car mad, […]
When someone at the Dubai Police headquarters tweeted a picture of the McLaren 12C patrol car a while ago, some accused of them being liars with excellent Photoshop skills. Turns out they did indeed buy a McLaren 12C to reinforce their army of super patrol cars.
The government of the United Arab Emirates – or their King, or Prince, or whoever runs the country these days – should find something for Dubai Police to do. What is going on here is that they get bored quite easily because they have not much to do in terms of police work. So they […]
Dubai Police has a fat budget, and since there literally is no crime in that rich Gulf state, they tend to blow it up on fancy equipment. Recently they are into cars, and are buying exotics like crazy. We’ve seen their Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari FF, Nissan GT-R, and Mercedes SLS. But standard cars are no […]
Middle East has been the destination for more than 90 percent of bespoke, one-off Rolls-Royce models over the past few years. The latest Gulf-bound model is the Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe Ghawwass, featuring a special turquoise paint job.
Further boosting their engineering capabilities, Jaguar Land Rover announced opening of a new hot climate testing center in Dubai, UAE. The desert state is excruciatingly hot 11 months a year, providing the car makers with ideal condition to test their products for heat tolerance.
This last couple of weeks Dubai Police has been in the headlines of all automotive news outlets because of their new acquisitions. They have put together a silly expensive fleet of exotic patrol cars – including Camaro SS, Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari FF, Mercedes SLS, Bentley Continental, and the million dollar Aston Martin One-77. You’ve seen […]
Even though it is hard to get excited about the Chevy Camaro joining the fleet of exotic cars that Dubai Police has put together – what with the Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari FF, Mercedes SLS, Bentley Continental, and the Aston Martin One-77 – it is still a big deal for Chevrolet. Dubai Police has picked the […]
Things are getting out of control at Dubai Police, as these crazy boys are adding even more exotic cars to their fleet of patrol cars. It all started with a Lamborghini Aventador, and continued with a Ferrari FF, then a Bentley GT and a Mercedes SLS. Now to top it all off they released the […]
Dubai Police department’s parking lot is starting to look like a luxury car dealership. After the Lamborghini Aventador cruiser which was then joined by a Ferrari FF, DPD is apparently going to add two more exotic supercars to its fleet. They include a Mercedes SLS AMG and a Bentley Continental GT.
Good times for Dubai Police! After acquiring a Lamborghini Aventador patrol car, the “Al Shorte” now takes delivery of a Ferrari FF. At least this one is a four-seater, so if they managed to arrest a bad guy, they can bring him back to the station without the need to call for backup.
Celebrating the showroom launch of the new P1 hyper car in Manama during the 2013 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, McLaren released new pictures of the car at the Sakhir circuit. Bahrain launch marks the official entry of the P1 into the Middle East market, where McLaren reckons demand will exceed supply.
The speeders on Sheikh Zayed super highway better be more careful from now on, as Dubai Police department has just taken delivery of a very special patrol vehicle. It’s a 700 horsepower Lamborghini Aventador that can top 350 km/h without breaking a sweat.
While the idea of a six-wheeled G-Wagen is nothing new – as we’ve seen one before – but this particular 6×6 G-Class is rather interesting. This isn’t some tough military vehicle ordered by a government. This is based on the ultra-luxurious G63 AMG, and is headed to the Middle East to become a rich Sheikh’s […]