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The Jaguar line-up of beautiful, fast cars was recognised for its industry-leading overall long-term quality in the recently released J.D. Power and Associates 2009 Vehicle Dependability (VDS) StudySM. This recognition of Jaguar's dependability and customer satisfaction is the third of its kind in the past year, demonstrating the impact of the company's commitment to produce the finest ......read more
20.03.2009 / Abu Dhabi â€“ Cairo / Owners and potential buyers of the Caparo super-car in the hot climate Middle East region used to have one major problem: The Caparo has no air condition! Now this problem has been solved: Caparo T1, the ultimate supercar designed and manufactured by Caparo Vehicle Technologies, is now available with a full climate pack. The option is ......read more
19.03.2009 / Maranello / Today was a very special day at Ferrari. The President of the Republic of Italy, Giorgio Napolitano, came to Modena for an official visit and went to see the Ferrari Works in Maranello in the afternoon. Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo, Vice President Piero Ferrari, CEO Amedeo Felisa and Stefano Domenicali, Head of the Scuderia, welcomed the ......read more
Munich/Hinwil/Johannesburg, 17th March 2009. The BMW Sauber F1 Team will go into the 2009 FIA Formula One World Championship with another new Official Partner. The GO-GP.ORG logo will travel with the team around the world as an invitation to the Gauteng Province in South Africa. Gauteng Province is an economic hub of South Africa, contributing to 35% of the countryâ€™s GDP and 10% ......read more
Oxford-Milwaukee-Cairo / Although there aren't too many Buell fans and owners in Egypt and the Middle East region yet, we still thought that we should inform the possible new and potential Buell owners among our readers about this new 'black' model from Buell, the Buell City X XB9SX. The Buell City X XB9SX, known for its standout contemporary styling, is one of the best-selling bikes ......read more
Munich/Hinwil/Cairo, 16th March 2009. The BMW Sauber F1 Team has covered 9,445 kilometres in testing with the F1.09 in Valencia, Sakhir, Jerez and Barcelona in preparation for the teamâ€™s fourth season in Formula One. Working out the relative performance levels of the teams has probably never been trickier. Basic rule changes have produced fundamentally different cars. The ......read more
Although Audi's reputation in Egypt is facing a very hard time due to the many problems and complaints from customers regarding the brand image and the after-sales service, this should not hinder us from featuring some of the new Audi models. This time it is the top-of-the-line model of the new Cabriolet production series from Audi: The S5 Cabriolet. The letter "S" stands for Sport - ......read more
On sale throughout Europe in the summer of 2009, the new Lexus IS 250C combines the award winning design of the IS compact sedan range with outstanding open-top engineering ingenuity. The IS 250C is a unique fusion of top-down driving pleasure and uncompromised dynamic performance. Reflecting the company?´s legendary quality and attention to detail in every aspect of its construction, ......read more
12.03.2009 / Dubai-Cairo-Wolfsburg / Volkswagen AG (Wolfsburg) and the Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo) have signed today a letter of intent in Wolfsburg. The objective is a cooperation for the development of electric drive units and the accompanying power electronics for Volkswagen's planned New Small Family. Furthermore, Volkswagen and Toshiba are planning the development of battery ......read more
10.03.2009 / Abu Dhabi - Cairo / In a few days the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge 2009 will kick-off, and which will surely be an essential part of the new motor-sport era in Middle East. This new Motorsport era will be inaugurated with the new Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix on the 1st of April 2009. This month's Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge has been the winning domain of professional ......read more
Tears flowed from the heavens as they looked down on the splendid array of fascinating cars gathered in the Top Marques Pit of the Grimaldi Forum. Before members of the media and press on the French Riviera, CEO & Founder, Lawrie Lewis gave them an overview whats to come in April. The only live supercar show in the world will present the public with the top of the top of prestigious ......read more
The museum mobile in the Audi Forum Ingolstadt has organised a spectacular exhibition to commemorate the centenary of the Audi brand. For this unique event, which is entitled â€œFrom Horch to Audi â€“ The history of perfection has a new nameâ€?, historic cars have been collected together from all over Europe. From March 11 to July 16, 2009, visitors to the Audi museum mobile ......read more
02.03.2009 / Bahrain International Circuit and Gulf Air today launched the 2009 Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix campaign as the countdown to the Bahrain F1 GP 2009 gets underway. With just 55 days remaining before the sixth running of the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix the BIC and the Kingdom of Bahrainâ€™s national carrier jointly announced the objective to stage the ......read more
02.03.2009 / Abu Dhabi - Cairo / A few days ago I was delivering a speech at Europe's largest Sports & Business Summit in Munich, in which I talked about the motor-sport future in the Middle East and said that a new motor-sport era will begin with the Abu Dhabi F1 GP 2009. Now, the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge seems to be confirming this new motor-sport era as well, by being launched ......read more
01.03.2009,Cairo: Nissan Egypt recently launched the face-lift of the locally-assembled Nissan Sunny, the only locally-assembled car with Japanese technology aside the Nissan X-Trail. Nissan Egypt said that the Sunny holds the slogan MADE IN NISSAN manufactured according to the Japanese quality standards and also said that the Sunny is considered one of the most popular car in ......read more
A few days ago Mercedes Benz sent out a press release informing us about the 30th anniversary of the legendary Mercedes G-Class. Brabus on the contrary paid a much different and much more exiting tribute to this 30th anniversary: Instead of sending a press release, they created the worldâ€™s most powerful off-roader, the Brabus G V12 S Biturbo with 700hp and 1.320 Nm of torque! It ......read more
25 February 2009 / Crewe-Cairo-Dubai / Bentley and Rolls Royce car are found parked in a lot of private garages in the Middle East region. Now the Bentley fans in the region will have a potential candidate for their private garages: The new Bentley Continental Supersports. The Continental Supersports is not only the fastest but also the most powerful Bentley ever. It is the ......read more
Warwickshire-Cairo-Dubai / 25.02.2009 / It is such a pity that there is currently no Aston Martin regional office or press office taking care of the Middle East media and their test-drive request, as the Aston Martin cars would surely be one of the most featured and tested cars in the region. Now, this wonderful line-up of exquisite Aston Martin cars has been joined by a new model, ......read more
Modena-Cairo-Dubai / February 23rd, 2009 / â€“ It seems that the Italian car manufacturer Maserati will stick to itâ€™s commitment to introduce a new model at each international car show. This time it is the Maserati GranTurismo S Automatic which will premi?¨re at the next Geneva Auto Show. The new Maserati GranTurismo S Automatic features a 4.7 V8 which develops 440 HP (323kW) ......read more
دبي – القاهرة - تستعد مرسيدس-بنز للكشف عن سيارة الفئة E Coupé في معرض جنيف للسيارات مطلع شهر مارس المقبل بعد ثلاثة اشهر فقط على كشفها لسيارة الفئة E الصالون في معرض ديترويت. وقال فرانك بيرنتالر مدير عام التسويق والمبيعات، سيارات مرسيدس-بنز الشرق الاوسط:" تعتبر هذه السيارات ذات البابين بملامحها الكلاسيكية لسيارات الكوبيه ......read more
Yesterday I was watching an episode of BBCâ€™s Top Gear show, in which Jeremy Clarkson was testing (and obviously enjoying very much) a Lamborghini Murci?©lago on the Top-Gear testing circuit. The joy you could see on Jeremyâ€™s face and hear in his voice reminded me instantly with the same joy I had nine years ago in summer 2000 on the Catalunya F1 Racing Circuit in ......read more
Friday 20 February 2009 Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will unveil its latest experimental car, called 200EX, at the Geneva Motor Show on 3 March 2009. The car will be revealed by Rolls-Royce Motor Carsâ€™ Chairman, Ian Robertson, at a press conference at 1.45pm CET. 200EX is a design study for a contemporary four-door saloon and shows the direction for RR4, a new model series ......read more
Instead of organizing a media-event and press test-drive to celebrate the 30th anniversary for the longest-serving series-production car, Mercedes Benz Middle East decided to just send out a so-called â€?08/15â€™ press release for the local media. The problem is that over 90 % of the local media representatives never drove a Mercedes G-Class before and therefore wouldnâ€™t ......read more
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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 ...