Mohamed Ali Humaid – UAE Car Culture, from V8 to EV

Latest in the BCG & Buddies – I catch up with someone who’s been following me since Car ME days

Emirati Mohamed Ali Humaid has been following my work since 2006 and I first met him when he won a model Ford GT in a Car Middle East magazine competition.

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Arafaat Ali Khan

BCG & Buddies video: JDM & muscle cars to hanging with stars at MEFCC

‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’ – Arafaat Ali Khan is a happy chappy – always has been as you’ll see from the advert he appeared in when he was less than three years old – aww… adorable! Still is, let’s be honest!

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Chandan Basu Mallik

Bob Lutz, Murray Walker, Horacio Pagani & the first British-Asian Car Journalist

‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’ – Catching up with Chandan Basu Mallik in Calcutta, India – I knew him in Dubai where he headed up and/or wrote for several major automotive publications during his near two decades in the Middle East, including Autocar, F1 and Wheels. As a fellow British-Asian, he beat me to his first car review by a couple of years.

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Abdulla Jaafari: from Illegal Street Racing in Amman to Shooting Supercars in Dubai (+Drifting)

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‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’ – Abdulla Jaafari has gone from covering illegal street racing / drifting on the strees of Amman, Jordan, to shooting the Pininfarina Battista in Dubai. Plus dune drag with the Mercedes AMG G-Class 4×4 Squared – a video that’s got him nearly 8 million views on YouTube, and of course drifting… lots and lots of drifting. In fact I first met him at a drift event at Umm Al Quwain, where he was coverinng Jordan’s drift king, Ahmad Daham. https://www.instagram.com/abdullajaafari

Mitch Perera: Dubai Custom Car Legend talks…. EVs?!!

In the latest episode of BrownCarGuy & Buddies I talk to the UAE’s leading custom car guy

Muscle Car Mitch Perera, is known for V8 muscle cars, feasome off-road trucks, building cool custom cars, being a SEMA veteran and his love of the great outdoors. But after all these decades in the UAE, has the sun finally got to him as he talks Electric Vehicles?! Plus is he the only person on the planet that doesn’t like the new Ford Bronco?

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Neville Darukhanawalla – from Scooter Boy to Ram Head

The Amazing Journey from selling old mags in India to PR for FCA in Dubai

In this episode I chat to my good buddy, Neville Darukhanawalla. A self-confessed automotive buff, Neville Jal Darukhanawalla has been associated with cars and bikes since his school days in the late 1980s. A two-time national champion, racing scooters in his native India, he has raced in different forms of motorcycle sport – road racing, motocross, rallies, flat track, trials and what have you. A massive fan of Formula One and MotoGP – in fact, of all forms on motor racing, he believes that racing improves the breed.

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Filippa Guarna – Directing Success

The Aussie girl that directed many of the commercial videos we did at Motoring Middle East

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Meet Filippa Guarna, who at one point was directing and producing all our commercial videos at Motoring Middle East in Dubai (links to some of those below).

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