TGR’s victory on home ground marks its ninth win at Fuji Speedway
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – 3 October 2023: TOYOTA GAZOO Racing earned a thrilling one-two victory on home ground in the 6 Hours of Fuji to clinch Toyota’s fifth manufacturers’ title in the penultimate race of the 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season.
In front of a record 54,700 crowd, Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López took victory in their No.7 GR010 Hybrid Electric Hypercar after an epic battle against WEC’s biggest lineup of top-class competitors. Sébastien Buemi, Brendon Hartley and Ryo Hirakawa completed a perfect result by taking second place in their No.8 GR010 Hybrid Electric Hypercar, finishing just 39.119secs behind.
Koji Sato, President of Toyota ......read more
Team welcomes Jehan Daruvala as Maximilian Günther extends relationship into 2024.
Modena, 27 September 2023 – Maserati MSG Racing announces the signing of Jehan Daruvala and the return of Maximilian Günther for Season 10 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.
Together, Max and Jehan will form one of the youngest driver pairings ever seen in Formula E, as the team blends race-winning experience with opportunity by putting its trust in the next generation of motor racing talent.
With a new race in Tokyo, Japan, Season 10 will be the series’ longest competition to date, as the Maserati brand continues its innovative journey in Formula E since announcing its return to World Championship single-seater motor racing in 2022.
Although a fresh face, Jehan Daruvala is well acquainted with Formula E, and after ......read more
• From its active aerodynamic shape changing rear wing to special flaps that open and close under its body, Ford Mustang® GTD’s Drag Reduction System has the most advanced aerodynamic features of any Ford vehicle to hit the road or track.
• Every inch of the height adjustable body of Mustang GTD, from the roof to floor, is designed to actively balance the tradeoffs between aerodynamics for speed and downforce for traction to take on the world’s best supercars.
• Powerful computer simulations led to new ways to manage airflow under unlimited driving conditions, including specially designed channels under the car to help direct turbulent air from the front tires away from the car.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 September 2023 – When the first-ever Mustang GTD takes on the 73 curves ......read more
Qatar Tourism and GIMS Qatar reveal exciting line-up of immersive automotive festivities taking place across the country
Qatar Tourism, in collaboration with the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS), is set to ignite the automotive passion of Qatar with the inaugural edition of GIMS Qatar, scheduled to run from October 5 - 14, 2023.
Spanning over 10,000 m2 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC), the exhibition will host 31 renowned automotive brands, including Toyota, Lexus, Porsche, Volkswagen, Lamborghini, BMW, KIA, Audi, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Vinfast, Chery and much more. GIMS Qatar is set to showcase the latest innovations from industry, 10+ world premieres and 20+ regional premieres.
Alongside the main exhibition, GIMS Qatar 2023 will create the ultimate automotive festival of automotive ......read more
Toyota Motor Corporation recognizes Abdul Latif Jameel Motors’ commitment to delivering excellent guest services and initiatives in 2022
Abdul Latif Jameel Motors continuously improved its guest experience across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, September 24, 2023: Abdul Latif Jameel Motors, an authorized distributor of Toyota vehicles in Saudi Arabia since 1955, has been awarded the prestigious Gold Award for the 12th time in a row in the 2022 Distributor Award Program by Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC). This marks the twelfth consecutive year that Abdul Latif Jameel Motors has received this honor, recognizing its commitment to delivering an exceptional guest experience across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
This award underlines Abdul Latif Jameel Motors’ ......read more
A Fusion of Timeless show at Grand Hyatt Hotel.
Kuwait. Porsche Centre Kuwait, Behbehani Motors Company, the leading automotive brand, proudly unveiled the much-anticipated Cayenne 2024. Hosted at the opulent Grand Hyatt Hotel, a location befitting the grandeur of the occasion, this showcase was a melting pot of Porsche owners, automotive enthusiasts, and media outlet representatives. All were gathered under the reminiscent theme "Further Together," which captures the spirit of passion for automotive excellence.
The festivities of the evening were nothing short of extraordinary, mirroring the level of luxury and distinction that the new Porsche model encapsulates. With a performance show hosted by Daniel Stryjecki, there were customised Porsche giveaways in collaboration with Kuwait’s renowned perfume brand - ......read more
Nissan elevates engine performance and protection with Nissan Genuine® Motor Oils
API SP-standard 5W30 grade delivers enhanced acceleration and fuel efficiency, while combating low-speed pre-ignition and timing belt wear
Doha, Qatar (17 September 2023) – As part of its commitment to providing customers with a comprehensive aftersales offering in the region, Nissan presents a uniquely-formulated genuine motor oil to elevate engine performance and protection of vehicles. Topping the Nissan Genuine® Motor Oil (NGMO) portfolio, the locally blended, fully synthetic 5W30 oil boasts a balanced viscosity to reduce starting friction and timing belt wear at lower temperatures.
Comprising of four unique grades of mineral, semi-synthetic and fully synthetic formulations, the NGMO range caters to a ......read more
• The GR Saudi Team comprises five remarkable drivers who have been announced as Abdul Latif Jameel Motors-sponsored athletes and will participate in this season of the Saudi Toyota Championship
• Announcing the GR Saudi Team establishes Saudi Arabia as a global hub for motorsports in line with Vision 2030
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 19 September 2023: Abdul Latif Jameel Motors, an authorized distributor of Toyota vehicles in Saudi Arabia for nearly 70 years, and the Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation (SAMF) have proudly unveiled the Gazoo Racing (GR) Saudi Team who will participate in the current season of the esteemed Saudi Toyota Championship.
Held at Hussein Jameel Hall in Jeddah, the event was attended by members of Abdul Latif Jameel Motors and senior management, representatives from SAMF ......read more
• Al Masaood Automobiles recognizes the strong demand for pre-owned vehicles and provides comprehensive inspection reports, transparent maintenance records, and clear communication to address customer concerns.
• Under the Nissan Intelligence Choice program, the company offers a 12-month or 30,000-km warranty, extended coverage, 24-hour roadside assistance, a five-day car replacement guarantee, and a 15-day exchange promise in addition to other benefits.
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 18 September 2023 – Al Masaood Automobiles, the authorized distributor of Nissan cars in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and the Western region, has experienced a strong growth in customer interest generated on digital channels for Nissan Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicles. The company recorded a notable increase of 18% in customer engagement over the ......read more
18 September 2023, Dubai, UAE: “As a true House of Luxury, excellence sits at the core of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and I am incredibly proud of the entire team at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Dubai, AGMC, for being awarded these phenomenal accolades. Their passion, enthusiasm and remarkable commitment to providing our clients with a truly unique experience is inspiring and I extend my warmest congratulations.” ......read more
The Trident recalls the victories of the past with an eye to a new chapter in the history of motorsport.
14, September 2023 – Seventy years have passed since the Italian Grand Prix on 13 September 1953, where Juan Manuel Fangio celebrated his first and only victory of the season in the final race at Monza, at the wheel of his Maserati A6GCM.
The Argentine ace, one of the greatest of all time together with colleagues of the calibre of Senna and Schumacher – Fangio ceded the crown of the most titled Formula 1 driver to the latter after almost 50 years, took the Trident to the Olympus of the brands in the highest class of motorsport in 1954 and 1957, the year of El Chueco’s fifth and final world championship.
Seventy years ago, on the Brianza circuit, the curves of the temple of speed lit up for one final ......read more
The 2024 Chevrolet Captiva is one of the most affordable seven-seaters in its segment
Middle East - Chevrolet announced today the much-anticipated arrival of the new 2024 Captiva to the Middle East. Following the regional success of the completely reinvented 2021 edition, Chevrolet further raises the bar with the 2024 model, defying expectations of what an SUV should be. A big car for an affordable price, with seven comfortable seats and large cargo space, plush interior, great fuel efficiency, superior technology and impressive safety features, the 2024 Chevrolet Captiva is the ideal SUV for the region’s busy families.
Suzie Guzzo, Chief Marketing Officer, General Motors Africa and Middle East, commented: “We are excited to bring the 2024 Chevrolet Captiva to the Middle East, a region known for its big family ......read more
- Chosen by a panel of 27 trade journalists from a pool of nine competing models
- EV9 follows in the footsteps of EV6, Kia’s first dedicated BEV
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 7, 2023: After making its debut in the five-meter class, Kia immediately won over the 27-member jury of the ‘German Car of the Year 2024’ (GCOTY) award. The three-row Kia EV9 electric SUV, has been selected within the “Luxury” category for the German Car of the Year 2024 competition, encompassing all models with a base price exceeding 70,000 Euro. The Kia EV9 emerged as the victorious choice against eight other competing models in its category.
The Kia EV9 has become the second model to join Kia’s dedicated battery-electric ......read more
• Yaser Shabsogh, Vice President, Commercial Operations and Ahmed Soudodi, Vice President, Product & Marketing have been selected and tasked with driving Kia's customer-centric regional strategy.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 6, 2023: Kia Middle East and Africa proudly announces the strategic elevation of its Middle East leadership team with the appointment of two new Vice Presidents, effective from September 2023. Mr. Yaser Shabsogh assumes the role of VP, Commercial Operations, and Mr. Ahmed Soudodi takes on the position of VP, Product & Marketing. These appointments exemplify Kia’s steadfast dedication to fostering business excellence and elevating customer experiences. More crucially, they underscore the brand’s commitment to advancing regional and global business ......read more
• The new MINI Countryman: innovative and adventurous.
• The all-electric MINI Cooper: the reinvention of the original.
• The new MINI family is innovative, digital and distinctive.
MINI is consistently pursuing its path towards an all-electric model range and will be presenting two members of the new MINI family at the IAA (International Motor Show) in Munich (5 - 10 September 2023).
Munich. Since the relaunch of the brand at the turn of the millennium, the MINI has not only developed into a premium vehicle but has also reinvented itself time and again without neglecting its own origins and tradition. This constant development and the ability to regularly set new trends have established a large fan base for MINI worldwide. On its way to becoming an all-electric brand, MINI is now presenting ......read more
• Jeep® brand and Jeep Jamboree celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Rubicon Trail
• New video celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Rubicon Trail takes enthusiasts along for the ultimate trail ride
• In the 70 years since Jeep 4x4s first started crossing the Rubicon Trail, off-road adventuring has become a lifestyle for passionate Jeep SUV owners across the globe
• The Rubicon Trail is located in northern California, near Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. This world-renowned four-wheel drive covers a total distance of approximately 22 miles with elevations that run from approximately 5,400 feet to more than 7,000 feet (approximately 1,646 meters to more than 2,134 meters)
• This summer, 450 Jeep enthusiasts and their families and friends, driving a total of 125 Jeep Wranglers and ......read more
August 31, 2023: EXEED Motors, a renowned premium vehicle brand represented by AG Auto in the UAE under Al Ghurair Investment, has entered the country's automotive sector with the launch of the highly anticipated EXEED RX model. The launch took place on August 30, 2023, at the Armani Ballroom in Burj Khalifa, Dubai. With a reputation for elegant design and reliable performance, EXEED Motors aims to redefine the premium automotive segment in the region with the EXEED RX.
The launch event introduced the RX model along with EXEED's other premium vehicles, including the VX, TXL, and LX car models. This diverse lineup underscores the brand's commitment to innovation and quality. The RX model, in particular, sets new standards in this segment by offering a blend of performance and finesse.
The new EXEED RX ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 30, 2023: Today, Kia Middle East and Africa hosted an exclusive preview of the all-new 2024 Kia EV9, a groundbreaking three-row all-electric SUV. The event took place at the prestigious Caesars Palace Dubai, where guests were given an exclusive opportunity to immerse themselves in the future of sustainable mobility.
Kia's relentless dedication to sustainable mobility solutions shines through in the flagship 2024 all-electric Kia EV9, a testament to the brand's commitment to shaping a greener automotive landscape.
The all-electric SUV showcases Kia’s seamless integration in crafting exceptional SUV models, further cementing its leadership within the electric vehicle landscape.
The Kia EV9 stands as a testament to Kia’s commitment to advancing sustainable mobility solutions, ......read more
Marking a moment of pride, Al Habtoor Motors LLC, the exclusive distributor of JAC vehicles in the UAE, introduced its state-of-the-art showroom along the renowned Sheikh Zayed Road. The showroom's concept, design, and decoration were meticulously curated to pay homage to the history of JAC and its remarkable journey. The grand opening event was a momentous occasion, with Mr. Khalaf Al Habtoor, Chairman of Al Habtoor Group, and Mr. Sultan Al Habtoor, President of Al Habtoor Motors, gracing the event. With a sense of unity and shared purpose, Mr. Khalaf and Mr. Sultan together, officially inaugurated the showroom, marking the beginning of a new era for automotive excellence and innovation.
Spanning an impressive 1800.10 square meters, the showroom was not just a space but a living embodiment of JAC's history. The brilliant ......read more
Dubai, UAE - July 14, 2023 - Union Motors, the exclusive distributor of Changan in the UAE, is proud to introduce the highly anticipated Changan CS95, the perfect 7-seater SUV designed for the family. Combining spaciousness, comfort, and luxury features, the new CS95, with its enhanced performance, takes SUV driving to new heights.
Under the hood, the 2024 CS95 boasts the most powerful engine in its class, the Bluecore 2.0 T engine, delivering an impressive 233 HP and 390 Nm of torque. This power propels the driver to the next level of SUV driving comfort, providing an exhilarating experience on the road.
The exterior design of the 2024 CS95 has been enhanced to captivate the attention of onlookers. With lights, wheels, side skirts, and a daring giant shiny grille, the CS95 exudes confidence and style. The new two-tone paint ......read more
24 August 2023
• Rolls-Royce Motor Cars presents Rolls-Royce Amethyst Droptail
• Extraordinary coachbuilt project is inspired by the birthstone of the patron’s son
• Incorporates exquisite celebration of painstaking craft and focussed minimalism
• Veneer aft deck is the largest wood surface ever produced by Rolls-Royce
• Rear section is the only aerodynamically functional wood surface on a new motor car
• Precious amethyst gems are incorporated into interior and exterior
• First time both brushed and polished finish have been applied to Pantheon grille
• Finish inspired by haute horlogerie, referencing client’s Vacheron Constantin timepiece
“This stunning expression of Rolls-Royce Droptail truly captures the soul of its ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 23 August 2023 - Arabian Automobiles (AAC), the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan, INFINITI, and Renault in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates, is thrilled to announce the inauguration of its cutting-edge Automotive Academy. This strategic initiative, designed to meet the evolving demands of the automotive sector and empower AAC employees, comes as a proactive step to accommodate the transformative shifts sweeping through the industry. By integrating theoretical knowledge with hands-on practical training, the academy aims at future-proofing the team in line with the rapid pace of the industry.
The comprehensive program addresses specialised training platforms, integration of software and electro-mechanical components in vehicles, as well as the latest technical ......read more
As the sun rises, the Renault Duster 2024 is ready to take on a role that matches the day's ambitions. Today, it's the turn of the executive patriarch; the father. With a confident stride, he slides into the driver's seat, greeted by a symphony of comfort and technology. The Ergonomic Driving Position and the innovative dashboard’s central console are tailored to his preferences. On this day, the Duster transforms into an extension of his persona – bold, confident, and ready to conquer the corporate world.
Today, it's fitness trainer Mum's turn. With yoga mats and water bottles in tow, she has no trouble loading her gear into the versatile space. The foldable bench seat, creating room for all her equipment, and the subtly crafted roof bars give her the option of bringing as much ......read more
• The Corsair features a new grille on a redesigned front end - equipped with glare-free high beams with available pixel headlamps
• The luxury compact SUV comes with dynamically refreshed wheels for 2023
• Lincoln introduces two new exterior Corsair color options, Crystal Red and Whisper Blue, elevating the luxury quotient further with the Jet Appearance Package, which injects a touch of sophistication with its sleek blackout details
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 23 August 2023: With its refreshed exterior, refined color options, and stylish Jet Appearance Package, the new Lincoln Corsair brings an athletic elegance aesthetic to the Middle East’s luxury compact SUV segment.
As a luxury compact SUV, the Corsair has been designed to uplift Lincoln’s ......read more
21, August 2023 – On Friiday 18 August, the unique and exclusive stage of The Quail – where every summer, connoisseurs and enthusiasts from all over the world gather on the Monterey Peninsula to celebrate outstanding automotive design and engineering – hosted the world première of Maserati's new creation: MCXtrema, a veritable “beast” designed for the track – with no type approval to be driven on the road – is ready to unleash 730 hp of power, enclosed in a design as refined in the harmony of its lines as it is disruptive, in terms of the audacity of its forms.
The Trident's new creature has been conceived as being out of the box: only 62 units of this limited-edition super sports car have been produced, dedicated to a selected, highly discerning clientèle in terms of performance, ......read more
Iconic sports car adds track-ready NISMO grade
• Z NISMO returns with 420 horsepower and significant handling enhancements
• NISMO-specific bodywork improves aerodynamic balance and style
• NISMO-enhanced brakes, suspension, body rigidity and more aggressive tires contribute to track performance
KUWAIT, 21 August – Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the authorized and exclusive agent for Nissan vehicles in Kuwait, has launched the new 2023 Nissan Z earlier this year for those seeking more excitement and dynamic performance while driving.
Subsequent to that, the 2024 Nissan Z model further enhanced its performance with its improved variant, the Z Nismo. This version offers a professional sporty driving experience with specialized features for ......read more
• CFO Jürgen Rittersberger says: “In the first six months, Audi has shown financial stability and is fully within the target corridor for operating return on sales”
• Member of the Board of Management for Sales Hildegard Wortmann: “Strong growth in all major sales regions – with more than 50 percent more electric cars delivered worldwide”
• Revenue increased to €34.2 billion in the first half of 2023, operating profit was €3.4 billion with net cash flow of €1.9 billion
• The Middle East showcases robust demand for the luxury and premium segment, with increasing interest in fully electric models
Dubai, UAE (16 August 2023) – After a strong start to the year, the Audi Group continued its successful trajectory in the first half of ......read more
Middle East [14, August, 2023]: Two years of unstoppable synergy. MG Motor has proudly partnered for the second year in a row with Red Bull for another exhilarating year of pushing boundaries and creating unforgettable memories for auto enthusiasts in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Through MG’s official distributor, the Modern Equipment Supply Company, the brand has continued its alliance with Red Bull to bring even more adrenaline-pumping moments in its fully modified and rebranded MG GT.
This year’s championship has been a spectacle as the worlds and the region’s most famous Rally and drifting champion Abdo Feghali effortlessly showcased the full potential of the extraordinary and fully modified MG GT. He dazzled the audience with his drifting skills during his show tour, and showed fans the ......read more
American Debut of GranTurismo Luce and Prisma Plus Curated Experiences at House of Maserati Among the Highlights Showcasing the Trident Brand’s glorious Past, Present, and Future.
August 9, 2023 – Italian luxury and performance brand Maserati will celebrate its rich history, new showroom of modern icons, and era-defining future vehicles during Monterey Car Week 2023. Among the highlights expected to generate excitement is the Global Unveil of the track-only MC20-derived hypercar, Maserati MCXtrema, at The Quail alongside the North American debuts of the two GranTurismo One-Off Luce and Prisma. The House of the Trident will also mark an important milestone, celebrating 75 years of the iconic GranTurismo with special experiences throughout the week, including a once-in-a-lifetime track experience at the historic Laguna Seca ......read more
Making its regional premiere this week, the film honours Nissan’s programme that transformed gamers into professional racers
Kuwait, - 9 August 2023 – Nissan is inviting audiences to a cinematic spectacle this summer as the Nissan’s ground-breaking GT Academy, one of the trailblazing successes born out of its rich racing heritage, takes centre stage in the Gran Turismo movie by Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Set to release exclusively in theatres across the Middle East on 10th August 2023, the Gran Turismo movie takes viewers on a wild ride, showcasing the exhilarating mix of virtual and real-world racing that the Nissan GT Academy introduced, and left a legacy on the racing world.
"Nissan Al Babtain invited the Z Club-Kuwait and Nissan GTR Club to attend the exclusive premiere prior to the ......read more
- The all-new Kia K3 raises the bar in terms of design, comfort, and technology for the sub-compact segment
- Produced in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, the Kia K3 is specifically designed to surpass the needs of its customers and offer them emotional appeal
- Guided by the ‘Opposites United’ design philosophy, the K3 brings a bold and unprecedented ‘fastback-style’ silhouette to its segment
- The advanced and comfortable interior combines innovation with convenient use of space
- 4.2” digital cluster and 10.25” infotainment screen integrated harmoniously into one single unit
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 9, 2023 – Kia has revealed the all-new Kia K3 at a world premiere in Mexico City. With the K3, Kia aims to redefine the sub-compact segment with its bold and ......read more
When it comes to luxury cars, their maintenance and service require special attention. For car owners in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), finding the right workshop that offers top-notch service and expertise is crucial. To help you make an informed decision, we have curated a list of the top 5 luxury car workshops in the UAE. These workshops have been selected based on their reputation, customer reviews, quality of service, and overall customer satisfaction. Let's dive into the details and discover the best options available for your luxury car's needs.
DAScenter: Where Excellence Meets Luxury
DAScenter is a renowned luxury car workshop in the UAE, known for its exceptional service and attention to detail. They offer a wide range of services to cater to the diverse needs of luxury ......read more
3 August 2023 – Its name is Maserati MCXtrema, to encapsulate all the disruptive force of a 730-hp racing car – with no type approval to be driven on the road.
At first, it was secretly known as ‘Project24’. Now it’s time to introduce it to the world with its official name: a reminiscence of the Maserati MC20 base model – the “first of its kind”, a super sports car entirely made in Italy that has marked the beginning of the brand’s new era. It also pays homage to the strong legacy of Maserati Corse, along with the concept of the extreme, which recalls the superlative soul of this outstanding four-wheeled marvel.
The concept behind this unique product – only 62 vehicles produced worldwide and already sold out – is the idea of unleashing a true racing ......read more
• Kia Sportage Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Special Edition
• Over 7 million examples have been sold worldwide since the best-selling model’s launch in 1993
• Five generations of Sportage have introduced cutting-edge safety, performance and design to drivers around the globe
• Gloss black exterior accents, enhanced acoustic laminated glass and meticulously crafted suede seats add to Sportage’s premium appeal
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 July, 2023: Kia has marked three decades of its popular Sportage compact SUV with the launch of a new 30th Anniversary Special Edition in the Korean market.
Upon its inception in 1993, the Sportage has left an indelible mark on the automotive industry. With over seven million units sold across five generations, the Sportage has ......read more
DUBAI, 25 JULY 2023 - Al Habtoor Motors, the exclusive distributor of Mitsubishi in the UAE, has opened its newly redesigned main showroom in Deira. As the oldest showroom in its network, this launch marks a significant milestone in Al Habtoor Motors' journey of excellence. Following the recent major renovation and successful launch of the Sheikh Zayed Road branch, this flagship Deira showroom is in line with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation's (MMC) Dealer Visual Identity Program.
Designed to reflect MMC's Dealer Visual Identity Program, the Deira showroom features a captivating 'Dynamic Slope' that creates a powerful, dynamic image, bringing customers closer to the Mitsubishi brand. The primary color palette consists of black and grey with striking red accents, enhancing the showroom's visual appeal.
Spanning ......read more
Innovative technologies in aesthetically pleasing packages are the trend right now and that’s what makes the 2023 Renault Koleos a frontrunner in its class. What precisely are we referring to though?
At the core of the Koleos lies a state-of-the-art 2.5L petrol engine engineered for optimal fuel deployment. With both 4x2 and 4x4 options, the car caters to diverse driving preferences. These incorporate advanced engineering techniques to deliver exceptional mileage, ensuring a more economical and eco-friendly drive.
Sophisticated Propulsion Tech:
Complementing this, the vehicle boasts a smartly designed powertrain that further optimizes petrol consumption with the X-Tronic CVT transmission. On the 4x4 variant this transmission can effortlessly switch between 2WD mode, Auto, and 4x4 (lock) mode, ensuring the ......read more
• Alfa Romeo ends the first half of 2023 with exceptional figures: globally, registrations are up 57%.
• The same result in Europe indicated a 100% increase over the same period in 2022.
• In the Middle East & Africa, the numbers speak of exponential growth: up 173% compared to the same period in 2022.
• There is stability in the Chinese market, which the brand considers to be of strategic importance. Worthy of note is the 35% rise in sales of the Giulia sedan.
• In the Asia region, Alfa Romeo's debut in Hong Kong is worth a mention. It was celebrated by opening the first official Alfa Romeo dealer, strengthening the presence of the iconic Italian brand in this part of the world.
• In the U.S., where the Tonale has just come on sale, the main highlight are the results in ......read more
• Three global debuts from MG Motor at Goodwood: Cyberster, MG4 EV XPOWER and EX4
• All-electric, high-performance MGs unleashed on the famous Hill climb
(24 July 2023, Middle East) MG Motor this year returned to one of the world’s top motoring events, the Goodwood Festival of Speed, with a high voltage display of electric-powered performance. The British-born brand revealed not one but three global debuts, including the highly-anticipated first running of the Cyberster roadster, the striking EX4 concept car and the brand new MG4 EV XPOWER.
The two-seater Cyberster and MG4 EV XPOWER – both offering impressive acceleration – were two of the star attractions on the Goodwood Hill. Drawing inspiration from the company’s heritage, Cyberster’s bold styling combines ......read more
Following the start of series production of the Grenadier 4X4 last year, INEOS Automotive will make its mark across this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed (13 - 16 July).
The all-new Grenadier Quartermaster, a double cab pick-up variant of the award-winning Grenadier, will make its global debut on Thursday 13th July.
This will be shortly followed by a very special appearance on the famous hillclimb with some familiar Goodwood faces to celebrate two 75-year automotive anniversaries - motorsports at Goodwood and the Belstaff Trialmaster Jacket that lends its name to one of Grenadier’s trims.
Also making its first-ever public appearance is the Grenadier Hydrogen Fuel Cell (FCEV) Technology Demonstrator, which will show how well-suited the zero-emissions technology is for a future long-range 4X4 off-roader.
Both the ......read more
API SP-standard 5W30 grade delivers enhanced acceleration and fuel efficiency, while combating low-speed pre-ignition and timing belt wear
Kuwait (23 July 2023) – As part of its commitment to providing customers with a comprehensive aftersales offering in the region, Nissan Al Babtain, the exclusive authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in Kuwait presents a uniquely-formulated genuine motor oil to elevate engine performance and protection of vehicles. Topping the Nissan Genuine® Motor Oil (NGMO) portfolio, the fully-synthetic 5W30 oil boasts a balanced viscosity to reduce starting friction and timing belt wear at lower temperatures.
Comprising of four unique grades of mineral, semi-synthetic and fully-synthetic formulations, the NGMO range caters to a variety of customer needs while offering superior ......read more
The first of many EV models to be launched by Kia, the all-electric EV9 and EV6, are set to make their debut across the MENA region by Q4 2023.
Kia's EV vehicles are poised to revolutionize the market by utilizing sustainable materials, marking a significant step towards a greener future.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 19, 2023: Kia Corporation is thrilled to announce the arrival of its all-electric models – EV9 and EV6 – across the MENA region by Q4 2023. This exciting development aligns with the brand’s ambitious ‘Roadmap to ......read more
THE TRIDENT GEARS UP FOR ITS FIRST RACE ON HOME SOIL: THE 100% ELECTRIC SINGLE-SEATER AND THE FOLGORE RANGE FEATURE IN THE SEASON’S ITALIAN WEEKEND
14 July 2023 – From Friday 14 to Sunday 16 July, rounds 13 and 14 of the racing series dedicated to all-electric cars will take place in Rome, which welcomes the penultimate event of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, now in the closing stages of Season 9.
Already the setting for pitched battles on the Circuito cittadino dell’EUR in the last four seasons, the eternal city is the only Italian stage in this ......read more
• The wraps are off the KC23, Ferrari’s latest One-Off, bespoke-designed around a brief from one of the marque’s most passionate collectors
• A futuristic track car based on the architecture of the 488 GT3 Evo 2020 which has triumphed on the world’s leading circuits
• Two different configurations underscore its elegance and formal purity on the one hand, and its signature Ferrari sporty racing character on the other
Maranello, 11 July 2023 – Ferrari today unveiled the latest addition to its One-Off series, the Ferrari KC23. The latest ......read more
• Valour celebrates Aston Martin’s 110th anniversary by honouring its unique tradition of superlative special edition front-engined sportscars
• Bespoke 6-speed manual transmission uniquely mated to a 5.2 litre Twin Turbo V12 for maximum driver engagement and timeless classic appeal
• The last of an era, Valour fuses unmistakable looks, relentless performance and intense dynamic character to delight purists with the ultimate visceral driving experience
• Production limited to 110 units globally
• Spectacular styling ......read more
The Italian luxury House releases a first glimpse of its upcoming short film created by the
cinematic brilliance of Ferzan Ozpetek.
June 26, 2023 – Maserati is thrilled to release the teaser of its upcoming short film titled ‘Companions on a journey’ directed by award-winning film director Ferzan Ozpetek, delving into an extraordinary story about family bonds, automotive passion, and the symphony of life.
Set in Italy's most scenic landscapes, the captivating short film will follow three siblings as they embark
on a journey across the peninsula ......read more
• Celebration lap sees 110 cars – spanning 11 decades of Aston Martin – take to Silverstone Circuit
• Past, present and future of Aston Martin celebrated as the state-of-the-art Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One® Team Technology Campus (AMRTC) officially opened at Silverstone
• Celebration builds on Aston Martin’s F1® success, with the British team heading into its home race third in the F1® World Championship
8 July 2023: 110 Aston Martin cars celebrating the past, present, and future of the iconic British brand ......read more
• IONIQ 6 Bests 13 Top-Rated Competitors in Car and Driver’s Three Weeks of Testing
• Car and Driver Editors Say IONIQ 6’s Mix of Performance, Impressive Range, Charging Capability, and Pricing Secured It the Top Spot
• Hyundai Wins Back-to-Back EV of the Year Awards
Dubai, July 6, 2023 – The 2023 Hyundai IONIQ 6 earned Car and Driver’s EV of the Year Award, adding another coveted honor to its trophy case. This marks the second year in a row that Hyundai has won Car and Driver’s EV of the Year award with the ......read more
Imagine a vehicle that doesn't just withstand the elements, but embraces them, transforming every terrain shift into an exhilarating experience. Whether you're accustomed to navigating the varied landscapes of the United Arab Emirates or longing for a break, the X-Terra presents a symphony of power, safety, and utility. So, buckle up and prepare to unleash your sense of adventure with the X-Terra on a thrilling national tour.
What a weekend this would be.
1. Departure from Dubai: Many collect their 2023 model from the Arabian Automobiles - Nissan showroom and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 4 July 2023 – Jeep® Middle East, in collaboration with Publicis Middle East, has revealed its new regional campaign for the All-New Grand Wagoneer: "The Never-Ending Story." The campaign marks a significant milestone for the Jeep® brand and introduces a unique way to engage with its audiences across the Middle East.
As people's media consumption patterns continue to evolve, Jeep Middle East recognises the growing appetite towards short-form content. With the "The Never-Ending Story" campaign, Jeep Middle East breaks away from ......read more
• The Maserati GT2 is a non-road-homologated race car, type-approved for the GT2 class and developed on the super sports car Maserati MC20 as a base model
• It inherits the legacy of the glorious Maserati MC12, featured in the FIA GT championships between 2004 and 2010
• Maserati's racing history is studded with successes in the highest categories of motorsport. The return to competition in the GT class forms part of Maserati's strategy to get the Trident back on track
• Maserati has developed a product that stands up to racing challenges and is also ideal ......read more
Unleash your adventurous spirit with the Renault Duster, a powerhouse of versatility and affordability that blends style, practicality, and value. In an automotive landscape that witnesses the continuous rise in SUV popularity, finding a vehicle that can bring together aesthetics, spaciousness, and budget-friendly is like finding a needle in a haystack. Enter the Renault Duster, an unstoppable SUV that effortlessly rises to meet this demand.
Designed for those who crave the call of the open road, the Duster is more than just an SUV - it’s a statement of intent. It is a vehicle for ......read more
UAE dealer sees 11% growth in annual sales; strong gains in Construction, Oil & Gas, and Logistics segments
Dubai, June 21, 2023 – Al Tayer Motors, the official Ford Trucks importer-dealer in the United Arab Emirates, is the only Middle East distributor to win the prestigious Champions Award 2022 for its outstanding performance in Customer Satisfaction, Sales, After-Sales Services, and Marketing.
The award win comes even as Al Tayer Motors records a strong year for its trucks business in 2022 with a sales growth of more than 11% over 2021, and recently opened a ......read more
The style icon and global ambassador of the House is the first to design a collection of Fuoriserie custom-built cars.
June 15, 2023 – Maserati is thrilled to introduce its first Fuoriserie Essentials, a refined collection of cars curated by select tastemakers and friends of the Trident. The first collection has been designed by style pioneer and global brand ambassador David Beckham, aiming to inspire car lovers to express their own bespoke vision of the ultimate Italian luxury sports car.
Inspired by his fascination for Maserati classic cars and conceived as an extension of ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – June 8, 2023: Alba Cars, a leader in the automotive industry, today shares insights into the vibrant and ever-evolving used car market in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The State of the Market
The global demand for pre-owned vehicles continues to experience remarkable growth, driven by evolving consumer preferences, economic factors, and technological advancements. According to researchandmarket.com, the global used car market is projected to reach a staggering value of USD 2.67 trillion by 2030, illustrating the tremendous potential of ......read more
Modern luxurious interior: Redesigned cabin features an elegant 11.4-inch curved glass Pivi Pro2 touchscreen with intuitive controls, and class-leading stowage3
Occupant wellbeing: One of the most sophisticated interior air quality technologies in its class promotes wellbeing and heightens driver alertness3
Electrified efficiency: Plug-in electric hybrid and mild hybrid options available, with the P300e offering WLTP-certified electric range of up to 61km (38 miles)4 and CO2 emissions from 33g/km
Compelling capability: Complete more than 90 per ......read more
Kia and Rana Motors announce the largest assembly plant in West Africa.
The manufacturing facility incorporates innovative sustainable solutions to minimize water and energy consumption, including a stormwater harvesting system, heat insulation, ventilation systems, and at a later stage, the installation of solar panels.
Initial operational capacity stands at 35,000 vehicles, with the potential for 70,000 vehicles after expansion.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 13, 2023: Kia Corporation’s official distributor in Ghana “Rana ......read more
Exceptional features of Renault Express Van bring unrivalled efficiency and versatility to the market
Abu Dhabi, June 12, 2023 — Al Masaood Automobiles Renault, a leading business conglomerate in Abu Dhabi, today announced the launch of the all-new Renault Express Van. This innovative commercial vehicle is set to redefine the market with its high quality combination of efficiency, practicality, and safety features.
The Renault Express Van is designed to meet the needs of modern businesses, offering the perfect balance of performance and functionality. Its introduction to the Abu ......read more
E-type ZP Collection comprising of Oulton Blue drophead coupe and Crystal Grey
• Jaguar is honouring the E-type’s first race wins with Project ZP: a collection of seven exclusive pairs of restored E-types inspired by the 1961 winning cars driven by Graham Hill and Roy Salvadori
• Each pair consists of one Oulton Blue drophead coupe, inspired by the original ‘ECD 400’ driven by Graham Hill and with a contrasting red leather interior
• A Crystal Grey fixed-head coupe inspired by Roy Salvadori’s ‘BUY 1’ ......read more
6 May 2023 – The 27th edition of the Vernasca Silver Flag is due to take place from 9 to 11 June. This competition recalls the historic uphill speed race – held from 1953 to 1972 – dedicated to classic cars; every year, it packs out the Piacenza hills along a route leading from the enchanting medieval village of Castell’Arquato to Vernasca, a small town nestled in the Ligurian Apennines.
Maserati will be featuring at this year’s event. The Trident will be lining up four vintage gems, on display in a dedicated space. They will also take part in the ......read more
• Extensive powertrain range promises to deliver a choice for every need.
• New 4WD system and selectable drive modes allow more confidence for the novice
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 07 June, 2023 – The Ford Ranger has built a reputation around the world for being a tough and capable pickup, with more and more customers trusting it to deliver years of dependable service for both work and play.
Ford has continued to strengthen customer trust in the Ranger by listening to owners and delivering on features that matter to them most. The Next-Gen ......read more
The Elite Cars Group becomes the official distributors for Zenvo Automotive in the UAE.
Dubai, 6th June 2023: The Elite Cars Group, one of the leading multi-brand luxury car dealerships in the UAE becomes the authorized distributor of the Danish carmaker Zenvo Automotive - manufacturing next-generation hypercars - for the first time in the Middle East. The announcement of this partnership was held at Caesars Palace Hotel, Bluewaters, along with a debut showcase of its bespoke TSR-S model in Dubai.
Zenvo Automotive plans to firmly establish a presence in the region ahead of the ......read more
UAE dealership secures three more awards culminating a stellar year
Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automobile dealerships, has won four awards from Ford Middle East including the prestigious ‘Henry Ford Excellence Award’ 2022.
The Henry Ford Excellence award recognises outstanding overall performance and a collaborative work environment, which ultimately leads to higher customer satisfaction. The dealership also won the President’s Awards for Vehicles Sales and Part Sales and Outstanding Sales Achievement Award for Lincoln. Parameters considered ......read more