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    Gemballa-tuned Enzo MIG-UI waiting for The Empire to strike back again

    Ferrari Enzo MIG-UI by Gemballa -- Click above for image gallery
    The black and white menace you see above was created for Gemballa's Middle East distributor, the Illyas and Mustafa Galadari Group, using Mustafa's personal Enzo as the subject. The roof scoop, jet-thruster-surrounds for the ...

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    Bugatti honors Dubai with three special editions Veyrons

    Bugatti at the 2009 Dubai Motor Show – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As with any other business, in the automotive sphere, it's mission critical to recognize on which side your bread is buttered – particularly in lean times like these. Bugatti may be losing money on each ...

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    Mercedes-Benz SLS goes from zero to gold in seconds for Dubai show

    2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG "desert gold" edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Over the past several years, we've seen no end of photos of high-end cars with bright chrome and gold finishes coming out of the Middle East and Russia. Until now, none of those have come that way ...

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    Donkervoort tweaks the D8 GT for 24-hour race debut in Dubai

    2010 Donkervoort D8 GT(4) endurance racer – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While fanatics around the world debate the supremacy of one sportscar over another based on numbers alone, here at Autoblog we postulate that such exotic machinery is only as good as its capacity to ...

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    VIDEO: Mirror-finish Audi S5 in Moscow parking garage [w/POLL]

    All Dubai'd out Audi S5 in Moscow - click above image to watch the video
    When we were in Frankfurt last week and saw the mirror-finish Audi R8 we thought we were so darn clever because we came up with the phrase, "All Dubai'd out" to describe its shiny, reflective surfaces. A little etymology if ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Yes, that is a mirror-finish Audi R8 5.2 V10

    Mirror-Finish Audi R8 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Oh how they laughed when we suggested chroming an Audi R8. Of course, our plan was to use a couple of rattle cans and a few rolls of blue tape to git er done. Right before screaming, "Hey y'all, watch this!" and launching the R8 off ...

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    Reader Spy: Nearly undisguised next-gen Hyundai Sonata snapped in Dubai!

    2011 Hyundai Sonata spy shots – Click above for image gallery
    One of our loyal readers was vacationing in Dubai when he happened upon this nearly undisguised and totally unattended 2011 Hyundai Sonata mule. Sammy_R-Gti of explains that he was driving around on vacation and ...

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    Chevrolet Camaro launches in the Middle East, stops to pose for photos

    2010 Chevrolet Camaro in the Middle East – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Despite being unusually thrifty for a muscle car, we can't help but think that Chevrolet's new Camaro is secretly happy at the prospect of being released into the Middle East, land of wide-open roads and ...

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    Swiss-tuned McLaren SLR Red Gold Dream ends up in... yes, Dubai

    Click above for high-res images of the Ueli Anliker-tuned McLaren SLR Red Gold Dream in Dubai
    We know to expect the unexpected when it comes to aftermarket work in certain Middle Eastern enclaves. But this... this is, well, this is something that even Tim Burton would have to dismiss as just too ...

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    VIDEO: Piquet Jr. does donuts in his Renault F1 car... at Ski Dubai

    Click above for the video of Nelson Piquet Jr. putting F1 on ice
    Nelson Piquet Jr., Renault's other driver, recently took a Renault R28 F1 car out for a spin in the snows of Ski Dubai. We're not sure if it's the same chassis that Ben Sulayem crashed at another event in Dubai, but if it is the ...

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    The Golden Arches: Gilded McMerc spotted in - you guessed it - Dubai

    Redefining the term "enough is enough", the owner of this car is said to have had his SLR gold-chromed. The strangest part is that, according to reports, this is actually the same Mercedes SLR McLaren that was previously spied in Dubai with a silver-chrome treatment. We're not sure about the ...

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    VIDEO: Ben Sulayem crashes Renault F1 car while racing Ford GT in Dubai

    Click above to view the video after the jump
    Ben Sulayem (or Mohammed bin Sulayem), the UAE championship rally driver hailing from Dubai, was involved in a high-speed crash earlier today at the Dubai Autodrome. Sulayem was racing a Ford GT in the Renault R28 F1 car ahead of the Renault F1 Roadshow ...

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    Dubai F1 themepark reportedly delayed until "at least" next year

    Click on the above picture for more images of the F1 themepark
    Blaming the global economic slowdown, the builders of the first F1-X theme park in Dubai are saying their project is delayed until at least next year. The park was to become part of the "Dubailand" project that included the Dubai ...

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    Why have there been 3,000 cars abandoned at the Dubai airport?

    You had to know it was going to end. Dubai's storied boom is starting to falter as the worldwide economic woes catch up with the nation's real estate and financial services-fueled good times. Abandoned cars are beginning to pile up at Dubai International Airport as overextended expatriates flee. ...

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    Gold(finger's) Mercedes C63 spotted in... where else? Dubai

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the gold C63
    This United Arab Emirates-registered gold-mirror-finish Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG was caught at the Bling on Wheels Show, otherwise known as the valet area at the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai. While we have nothing untoward to say about someone who ...

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    VIDEO: Stealth 1,000 HP Nissan Patrol

    Click above for image gallery and follow the jump for the video
    We just told you about Nissan's next-gen Patrol SUV and the fact that it might be coming to North America. While rumors have the engine options including a first-ever V8 for the model, the big news is the diesel engine co-developed ...

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    Most unloved BMW M6 on Earth

    Some cars just don't get the love they deserve. Case in point: this burgundy BMW M6 sitting under what appears to be months worth of silt. Judging from the plates, the lonely 500-hp coupe is parked in Dubai where it has seen more than its share of days (and dust clouds), but nary a wet soapy ...

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    McBling: Chrome SLR holds (food) court in Dubai

    Click above for more of the chromed Mercedes SLR McLaren in Dubai
    When the McLaren-Mercedes team rolled out their chrome F1 cars, everyone stood up and took notice. Pretty cool idea, even fans (and members) of other teams had to admit. No wonder then that with their own supercar out on the roads ...

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    Gulf Partner: Renault's Persian-market, Maxima-based Safrane

    Click above to view the Renault Safrane in high resolution The Persian Gulf is fast becoming a demanding market for luxury automobiles. So demanding, in fact, that some automakers have begun creating special models just for consumption there. Just days ago we brought you news that Rolls-Royce, ...

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    Rolls-Royce creates special Peony edition Phantom for UAE

    Click to view the RR Phantom Peony edition in hi-res Wealthy customers in the United Arab Emirates seem to have a penchant for special editions of the most expensive luxury saloons. As if it wasn't enough to get the Maybach Landaulet revealed right there on their home turn, one Arabian customer ...


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