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Two interesting events are taking place this week in Italy. One of them is a Ferrari event and the other one is a Lamborghini event. But the more important and more impressive one is surely Lamborghini’s 50th Anniversary Grand Tour. Setting off from Piazza Castello in Milan starting at 10 a.m. on 8th May, the Lamborghini 50th Anniversary Grand Tour is the largest gathering ever of ......read more
Although the wild-life and camping in the desert are extremely popular in the Middle East and gulf region, and especially among the oil sheikhs and royalties in the gulf region, it seems that the wealthy Arabs in this region have not noticed that the Volkswagen Multivan and the Volkswagen California would be one of the most ideal cars for camping and falcon hunting in the Arabian ......read more
UK pricing and specification for Renault’s flagship Z.E. model, ZOE, was announced at the Geneva Motorshow in 2012, with an on-the-road price of £13,650 (after the UK Plug-In Car Grant), comparable to that of a diesel-engined New Clio. The flagship vehicle of the French brand’s four-strong 100 per cent electric vehicle range is stylish, affordable and incredibly versatile – ......read more
BMW Group Middle East has developed and produced BMW Individual Pearl cars from the company's bespoke optioning programme, BMW Individual, which enables customers to tailor their vehicle to a bespoke design that suits their individual style by using a range of premium materials, paints and interior trims. The shallow and warm waters of the Arabian Gulf are famous for creating the ......read more
Over the past two editions, the Qatar Motor Show was able to raise the bench-mark among the other regional motor shows, especially in regards to the high-caliber automotive managers and CEOs attending the motor-show as well as in regard to the automotive summits and conferences. Therefore the Qatar Motor Show can be indeed considered one of the most anticipated event in the ......read more
In a season of firsts, the 2012 season marked the competitive debut of the McLaren 12C GT3, with 23 examples campaigning in 14 different series with 13 McLaren GT customer teams. Between them, the teams have claimed a total of 19 victories, and covered more than 106,000 kms collectively. With this successful return to the world of customer GT racing, the 12C GT3 is considered by teams to ......read more
Harley-Davidson Middle East and North Africa (MENA), a subsidiary of the iconic motorcycle brand Harley-Davidson Europe, Middle East and Africa, have held its 110 years celebration at Al Badia Golf Club Intercontinental Dubai Festival City. “This is a momentous occasion for Harley-Davidson, and for thousands of Harley enthusiasts in MENA and around the world. Harley-Davidson ......read more
This week Harley Davidson Middle East launched in Dubai (UAE) its latest models which will be available across showrooms in the Middle East as well as North Africa, including Egypt of course. Already exciting enough and unrivalled in sound and style, Harley Davidson spiced up its models a little bit more. Today we drove some of them, and tomorrow we will test the rest of them. The ......read more
Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button won the 2012 Brazilian Formula 1 race, while Scuderia Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso finished in 2nd place and his Brazilian teammate Felipe Massa took last slot on the podium. German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel may have finished only in sixth position in an amazing Brazilian race, as Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button ......read more
Lewis Hamilton on Vodafone McLaren Mercedes won the United States Grand Prix, while Sebastian Vettel on Red Bull finished in second place, with Fernando Alonso driving for the Scuderia Ferrari arriving on the last step on the podium. The last time Formula One cars raced in the US Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton scored an impressive victory, and he repeated that on ......read more
It seems that it pays off that Volkswagen Middle East has one of the best management and PR & Marketing departments among the automotive companies in the Middle East, one reason why Volkswagen today is able to celebrate its most successful year in the Middle East with a star studded event at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi. The spectacular occasion, which included the unveiling of all ......read more
When I test-drove the Lamborghini Aventador a few months ago in Dubai, I was already more than impressed. The only thing I missed was an open roof in order to be able to enjoy the nice weather and the fresh air when driving along the Cornishe or in JBR. Now Automobili Lamborghini found a solution for that: The new Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Roadster, which can surely be ......read more
Kimi Raikkonen on Lotus scores maiden victory in 2012 Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix, by leading Fernando Alonso on Ferrari, followed by Sebastian Vettel on Red Bull to the finish line. Kimi Raikkonen held the challenging Ferrari driven by Spaniard Fernando Alonso at distance in a super-dramatic Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in Yas Marina on Sunday evening, to score Lotus's long overdue first ......read more
Stephan Winkelmann, Automobili Lamborghiniâ€™s President and CEO set out a bold vision for the ultimate one make series Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo at the final round of the European series in Los Arcos, Navarra. Flanked by the companyâ€™s Research & Development Director and Head of Lamborghini Motorsport, Maurizio Reggiani, the pair outlined how the series ......read more
German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel closed the gap to four points to Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso in the fight for the 2012 Formula 1 world championship, after Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix witnessed Red Bull dominating the race from pole position to the finishing line, while Spanish driver Ferrari suffered another first-corner accident, reminding the spectators of this years ......read more
بعد فوزه بلقب رالي الفراعنة - الإماراتي خليفة المطيوعي يتوّج بطلاً لكأس العالم للراليات الصحراوية للمرة الثانية القاهرة (مصر): توّج خليفة المطيوعي، نجم فريق "فزاع" للراليات، بطلاً لرالي الفراعنة وفاز بلقب بطولة كأس العالم "فيا" للراليات الصحراوية للمرة الثانية. وبهذا الإنجاز المشرّف دخل بطل الراليات الاماراتي تاريخ ......read more
"فيا" كأس العالم للراليات الصحراوية الطويلة ـ كروس كانتري 2012 ـ الجولة السابعة - رالي كروس كانتري الفراعنة، مصر، الإماراتي خليفة المطيوعي يحافظ على صدارة ترتيب رالي كروس كانتري الفراعنة - نجم فريق "فزاع" للراليات يتعرض للضغوط من منافسه شليسر تيبنيا (مصر): تابع الإماراتي خليفة المطيوعي مع ملاحه الألماني أندرياس شولز تصدره ......read more
"فيا" كأس العالم للراليات الصحراوية الطويلة ـ كروس كانتري 2012 ـ الجولة السابعة - رالي كروس كانتري الفراعنة، مصر، 1ـ 6 تشرين الأول/ أكتوبر 2012 الإماراتي خليفة المطيوعي يسجل أسرع توقيت في المرحلة الأولى من رالي كروس كانتري الفراعنة - نجم فريق "فزاع" للراليات في سباق للفوز بلقب "فيا" كأس العالم للراليات الصحراوية تيبنيا (مصر): ......read more
German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel utilized all present conditions to revive title hopes to win the 2012 Formula 1 world championship for the third time in a row after scoring a comfortable victory in Singapore over the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes of Jenson Button and championship leader Fernando Alonso driving for the Scuderia Ferrari. Once the leading Vodafone McLaren Mercedes ......read more
The all-new Volkswagen Golf has been unveiled in Berlin, 36 years after the original model redefined the small family car. The seventh generation Golf builds on the success of its predecessors, of which over 29 million have been sold, bringing new levels of comfort, practicality, safety and efficiency to the class. Despite offering more room for passengers and more ......read more
The all-new Mazda6, which celebrates its world premiere at the 2012 Moscow Motor Show, is the second of a new generation of Mazda vehicles which adopt the Japanese companyâ€™s full range of SKYACTIV technology and the â€?KODO â€“ Soul of Motionâ€™ design language. Mazda has consistently strived to provide stylish, insightful and spirited cars and the new generation ......read more
Nasser Al-Attiyah and Giovanni Bernacchini (Qatar World Rally Team) celebrated their return to the WRC at Rallye Deutschland by picking up points with an eighth-place finish, thanks to a disciplined and consistent performance. After going off while battling for third place, Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul (Citro?«n Junior World Rally Team) ended up finishing in 13th position ......read more
Audi is the first manufacturer to have achieved a one-two-three victory in the 2012 DTM. At Zandvoort/Netherlands Edoardo Mortara (Playboy Audi A5 DTM) triumphed in front of his two brand colleagues Mike Rockenfeller (Schaeffler Audi A5 DTM) and Mattias Ekstr?¶m. (Red Bull Audi A5 DTM). With that, a driver from all three Audi teams was on the podium. Overall 39,000 spectators watched ......read more
Unfortuntaly, and due to the current political situations in the region, Harley Davidson MENA had to anounce today that the MENA Harley Days will be postponed until further notice Harley-Davidson Middle East and North Africa (MENA), a subsidiary of Harley-Davidson Europe, Middle East and Africa, the worldâ€™s leading manufacturer of heavyweight motorcycles, has announced ......read more
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