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Asiaâ€™s premier sportscar championship, the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia, is set for a new look in 2010, with the addition of private teams to the line-up as well as the stunning new Porsche 911 GT3 RS-based version of the 911 GT3 Cup car and a stellar calendar. From next season, private teams will be permitted to enter the 12-round championship for the first time, providing their ......read more
Qatar Telecom (Qtel) announced today a major sponsorship agreement with Brawn GP, the newly-crowned 2009 Formula One World Champions, which will see the telecommunications leader in Qatar support the team for their final race of the season at the inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Brawn GP have surprised the world with its on-track performance this season, racing to the top of ......read more
It seems that F1 fans across the Middle East will not suffer when looking for an Arabic TV channel which broadcasts the first Abu Dhabi F1 race in Formula 1 history. After F1 fans suffered a lot before with the Bahrain TV and its live broadcast of the 2009 F1 season, it is more likely that they will now enjoy a professional coverage on Abu Dhabi Sports 2 TV channel, at least for the ......read more
Jean Todt has been elected President of the FIA for a four-year term by the FIA General Assembly at its annual meeting in Paris. The FIA membership voted as follows: For Jean Todt: 135 For Ari Vatanen: 49 Abstentions/invalid votes: 12 Voting in the General Assembly was made by secret ballot. The votes were counted in private by the FIA legal department, under the supervision ......read more
حلبة مرسى ياس تستضيف مهرجان "أبوظبي كلاسيك" للسيارات في 2010 أعلنت حلبة مرسى ياس اليوم عن تنظيم أول مهرجان لسباق السيارات "أبوظبي كلاسيك" خلال الفترة من 21 إلى 23 يناير 2010. سوف يشهد المهرجان أشهر وأفضل السيارات في تاريخ سباقات السيارات على حلبة مرسى ياس وذلك في الجولة الافتتاحية لسباقات أبوظبي كلاسيك. قامت حلبة مرسى ياس ......read more
Brawn GP secured the 2009 FIA Formula One Constructorsâ€™ Championship at the Brazilian Grand Prix in Interlagos today with Jenson Button driving a superb race from 14th position on the grid to a fifth place finish to wrap up the Driversâ€™ Championship with one race of the season to go. Team-mate Rubens Barrichello started his home race from pole position after an ......read more
18.10.2009 / Jeddah - Cairo / Rolls- Royce Motor Cars has launched its new model, the Ghost, in the Middle East. It was unveiled in Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi-Arabia for the first time in the region, surely because Saudi Arabia is one of the biggest markets not only in the region but worldwide for the well-established and renowned competitors of the Ghost, such as the ......read more
Pole position for the new E 63 AMG Estate: the high-performance estate develops 386 kW/525 hp, accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.6 seconds, offers a maximum luggage compartment capacity of 1950 litres â€“ all with a relatively low fuel consumption of 12.8 litres per 100 km (combined, provisional figures). With these dream figures, the new E 63 AMG Estate adds up to an ......read more
Geneva, 08.10.2009 â€“ Every morning the Egyptian public is shocked when they read in the newspaper or see in the TV news the daily numbers of horrible accidents with dozen of fatalities on Egyptian roads. Just last week two horrible accidents on the ring road of Cairo with at least 15 dead people, caused by two un-experienced truck drivers driving technically unsafe trucks, ......read more
ترتقي سيارات جاكوار بتجربتها الرياضية إلى آفاق ومستويات جديدة من خلال إطلاقها جيلاً جديداً من سيارات XK وXKR بشكليها الكوبيه والقابل للكشف، وهي سيارات تمتاز بتوظيف تقنيات متطورة وعالية المستوى تمنحها أداء لم يسبق له مثيل. وقد تم تقديم ثلاثة طرازات أساسية ضمن مجموعة XK الجديدة، هي XK، وXK بورتفوليو عالية التجهيزات، وXKR ......read more
Wolfsburg / Frankfurt/Cairo - Volkswagen has presented a pioneering fleet of new sustainable automobiles at the 63rd International Motor Show (IAA) â€“ an update on the future. The range of IAA premieres extends from the worldâ€™s most fuel-efficient production passenger car (BlueMotion) to hybrid technology and an electric car developed from the ground up â€“ the E-Up! ......read more
Amman, Jordan - While F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone announced his support for Jean Todt's bid for the FIA presidency yesterday (25th of September), we were informed today that another high-caliber motor-sport official from the Middle East will be supporting Ari Vatanen. HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein, the pioneering leader of sport in Jordan, has accepted an invitation from FIA ......read more
Frankfurt/Cairo/Maranello - The Ferrari 458 Italia is an 8-cylinder two-seater berlinetta with a mid-rear mounted engine, and represents a genuine break with the past in terms of Maranelloâ€™s previous high-performance sports cars. Designed to fulfil the expectations and ambitions of our most passionate clients, the 458 Italia continues the Ferrari tradition of putting the thrill ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE - Wednesday 30 September 2009 - Following the announcement of their landmark events programme Yasalam on Monday, Flash Entertainment, the Abu Dhabi-based events company, today confirmed the name of the act performing on Friday 30th October as part of the Yasalam After-Race concerts on Yas Island. Electro-pop-funk legend Jamiroquai will be joining Beyonce and Aerosmith for ......read more
What does Range Rover need to maintain it position as one of the leading luxury 4x4 manufacturer? A lot more than just launching new powerful engines and revolutionary technologies. At least in the Middle East region. But more to that later. Land Rover hopes that with powerful new petrol engines, revolutionary interior technologies and enhanced driving dynamics it will succeed in ......read more
Pure energy and dynamism â€“ that's the new Wiesmann GT MF5. This sports car for the purist, with its timeless design and state-of-the-art technology, sets a new all-time high standard for the already impressive performance of Wiesmann sports cars. Equipped with a high-revving BMW V10 delivering 507 hp, it completes the sprint from a standstill to 100 km/h in just 3.9 seconds. With ......read more
Suitable to the cold weather which is coming up in the next weeks and months, Harley Davidson launched its new Harley-Davidson MotorClothes und Collectibles Collektion Holiday 2009 an. Itâ€™s Christmas time soon, and all those who are looking for some nice gifts will surely find something in this interesting collection. The Edge Reversible Down Jacket (97506-10VM; D/A) starts at ......read more
مصادرة واتلاف آلاف قطع غيار مرسيدس-بنز مقلدة الشارقة- تمكنت السلطات المختصة من مصادرة واتلاف آلاف قطع الغيار المقلدة لمرسيدس-بنز بقيمة تتجاوز 1.5 مليون يورو خلال عملية تفتيش كبيرة في الشارقة. وتمت مصادرة اكثر من 65,000 قطعة غيار سيارات تشمل سفائف المكابح وشواحن توربو ومبردات زيت وحلقات صباب وسيور محرك وغيرها في عملية ......read more
Michelin tyres enhance safety, handling and energy efficiency of the Porsche Panamera without sacrificing performance in other areas A forthcoming addition to the world of high performance cars, the all-new Porsche Panamera will be equipped with specially designed Michelin Pilot Sport and Pilot Alpin tyres. Michelin has used its extensive technological skills to provide ......read more
From the 8th till 13th of September more than 100.000 Harley Davidson fans gathered at the small village Faak, which is located at the Faak Lake in the province of Kaernten in Austria. The entrance for the 6-days event was of course free just like it had been in the past 11 years. 75.000 V-Twins were gathered over 40.000 m?² in the large Harley Village. 22 music bands performed ......read more
ALDAR OFFICIALLY HANDS OVER YAS MARINA CIRCUIT FOR THE ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan inspects the Completed Track 44 Days Ahead of the Inaugural Race September 17, 2009 â€“ His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces today attended the official handover of ......read more
MINI is celebrating a great birthday: Exactly fifty years ago, in fall 1959, the classic Mini was presented to the public for the first time, a unique story of success starting out and today giving MINI the perfect opportunity to look ahead without losing sight of the brandâ€™s great tradition. The MINI Coup?© Concept is an expression of MINI design and the great ability of ......read more
Santâ€™Agata Bolognese, 14th September 2009 - Where you one of the thousands of unlucky car enthusiasts, who couldn't put there hands on one of the twenty Lamborghini Reventon Limited Edition model in 2007? Well, now you have another chance to buy another Reventon Limited Edition model, but you have to be very quick cause there are only twenty units of the Reventon Roadster to ......read more
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Is Egyptian car market corrupt or collapsing?
Is the Egyptian car market collapsing or is it just a corrupt and unprofessional car market? This is surely one of the most asked questions these days. Everybody is asking ...