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After the starting lights went off, it seemed that French Lotus driver Romain Grosjean or Australian Red Bull driver Mark Webber might end victorious from a tactical and strategy guided race in Japan on Sunday, but in the end it was Webber’s team mate namely German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel who took his ninth success of the season - and fifth in a row - after a clever timed ......read more
The past three months have been extremely hectic and busy for us at Auto Arabia, since we had dozens of exclusive and impressive test-drives with the best luxury and super sport cars worldwide, which we conducted allover Europe, Egypt and the UAE, in addition to opening a new representative office in Dubai. The most interesting and impressive test-drive during those past months was ......read more
One of the test-cars included in our current test-drive series is the Jaguar XJ which came to us in a beautiful wine-red colour. Since the 2014 models are not available in the UAE yet, our Jaguar XJ test-car was a 2013 model. Nevertheless, we will of course inform you about the 2014 modifications, as the 2014 model year Jaguar XJ is the latest in a long line of luxurious Jaguar ......read more
McLaren Automotive this weekend held McLaren 50: The Drive, an exclusive event which brought together one of the largest gatherings of McLaren supercar owners in the world, to celebrate the five decades of motorsport success and road car innovation. The event saw more than 20 examples of the 12C and 12C Spider, as well as Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren supercars congregate at The ......read more
German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel took his sixth win of the season in the Formula 1 Gran Premio d'Italia 2013 at Monza on Sunday afternoon, beating emerging Spanish Suderia Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso who finished in a distant second, and his Australian Red Bull team mate Mark Webber, who occupied the last spot on the podium. After scoring his 40th pole position, the German ......read more
The testing programme for the McLaren P1™ has continued at a relentless pace throughout the summer, and in the latest short film from McLaren Automotive, the production-intent McLaren P1™ is shown testing in some of the harshest and most challenging conditions. With first deliveries scheduled in the coming weeks, the development team have been pushing the limits of the car to ......read more
Coupe, Roadster, Cabriolet, Sportback, Avant and SUV – very soon the UK introductions of the RS Q3 and the RS 7 Sportback will broaden the Audi RS range to a total of eight models with six body styles and one clear goal – to deliver breathtaking performance without compromising everyday all-weather usability. The new RS Q3 – the first Audi SUV ever to wear the RS badge – is ......read more
In celebration of the team’s 50 years, McLaren staff joined together at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, England, to mark half a century of race winning, by one of the most successful names in motorsport. Mirroring the launch of the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-28 Formula 1™ car from earlier this year, the celebrations saw a parade of some of the most iconic race- ......read more
Question: When did Harley-Davidson start in the Middle East and how has been the generic growth of riders over the years in percentage, as well as the total numbers of HD bikes sold in the Middle East last year? Answer: The region has been steadily growing ever since our first dealership in region opened back in 1989 already. It was Dubai who took the first step, followed by Kuwait ......read more
German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel wins his first Formula 1 race in Belgium in front of Spanish Scuderia Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso and third place winner and pole setter British Mercedes AMG driver Lewis Hamilton. German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel took the lead from P1 starter and British Mercedes AMG driver Lewis Hamilton on the opening lap of the 2013 Formula 1 ......read more
McLaren is considered one of the most exclusive brands for supercars worldwide. So it is no surprise that when McLaren organizes an event for its loyal and enthusiastic customers in the Middle East, that this event will be extremely exclusive as well. That is why McLaren Automotive decided to invite its customers throughout the Middle East region to join the anniversary celebrations ......read more
To celebrate the successful launch of the new F-TYPE sports car, Jaguar has launched its #YourTurnBritain campaign; inviting people to share photos that encapsulate the best of modern Britain through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Tumblr. The best images submitted will win one of four unforgettable F-TYPE driving experiences. A fleet of six F-TYPEs, with special Union Jack artwork, ......read more
The Phoenix Audi driver Mike Rockenfeller took a brilliant victory in a thrilling race at the Moscow Raceway on a day when his main championship rival, BMW driver Bruno Spengler, failed to score any championship vital points due to a crash with Miguel Molina in the very early stages of the race. The Phoenix Audi driver started from pole position, after Q4 was abandoned in a wrangle ......read more
Mercedes AMG driver Lewis Hamilton won the 2013 Hungarian Formula 1 Grand Prix, while Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen finished second, and Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel arrived on the last place of the podium. British Mercedes AMG driver Lewis Hamilton would have never expected to win the Hungarian Grand Prix, given the fact, that he was supposed to struggle with tire wear in the ......read more
Die erste Neunstufen-Wandlerautomatik 9G-TRONIC für Premiumfahrzeuge feiert Weltpremiere: Der E 350 BlueTEC wird mit der innovativen Kraftübertragung zu einem der verbrauchsgünstigsten Sechszylinder-Dieselmodelle seiner Klasse. Durch den hohen Wirkungsgrad des patentierten Getriebekonzepts reduziert sich in der E-Klasse der NEFZ-Kraftstoffverbrauch auf 5,3 Liter Diesel je 100 ......read more
Audi is today celebrating the 25th jubilee of its partnership with First Automotive Works (FAW). The approximately 2,000 guests in the grounds of the future production site for the Audi A3 Sedan and the Audi A3 Sportback in Foshan include board members of representatives of AUDI AG, of the partners FAW, and of the joint venture FAW-Volkswagen. At the same time, Audi is today delivering to ......read more
Maserati begins its relationship with the 70th Venice Film Festival as main sponsor of the event, cementing the relationship between the prestigious film festival and the Fiat Group. Maserati will hold the exclusive courtesy car service and ensure a constant presence of the Trident cars on the red carpet, which will have the various international celebrities attending the Venice ......read more
The first nine-speed automatic transmission with torque converter, the 9G-TRONIC for premium vehicles, is celebrating its world premiere: equipped with the innovative power transmission, the E 350 BlueTEC is set to become one of the most fuel-efficient six-cylinder diesel models in its class. Thanks to the high level of efficiency of the patented transmission design, NEDC fuel consumption ......read more
The Renault RS27 engine powered Sebastian Vettel (Infiniti Red Bull Racing) to his first win at the German Grand Prix. The reigning world champion took the win by one second over Kimi Raikkonen (Lotus F1 Team), with Romain Grosjean third, giving Renault power a clean sweep of the podium. It is the second podium lock out for Renault-powered drivers this season following the Bahrain Grand ......read more
German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel finally won his home Grand Prix with a precisely judged drive, although being under immense pressure from the two very fast and reliable Lotuses of Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean in Germany this Sunday afternoon. The German Red Bull driver snatched the lead at the start after out-dragging P1 starter and British Mercedes AMG driver Lewis ......read more
Nico Rosberg and Mercedes AMG proved the undeniable progress in preserving the tires by claiming a well-deserved victory in the 2013 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix at Silverstone this afternoon. In a race highlighted by several spectacular tire blow-outs, Nico Rosberg held off a tremendous late full throttle pursuit from Australian Red Bull driver Mark Webber to score his ......read more
Audi cars are becoming more and more popular in the complete Middle East and North Africa region. This popularity will surely increase with Audi coming away from this year’s “red dot award: product design 2013” with distinctions for three models: The Audi R8 impressed the high-profile international jury with its “highest design quality”, which earned it the top award “red ......read more
It was one of those victories, where euphoric victory feelings are damped and celebrated in an almost silent mode. The Danish flags were hanging at half-mast over the podium, as a standing ovation was held before the victory ceremony in memory of the Allan Simonsen, the Aston Martin driver who died after crashing only a few minutes of the start of the 90th anniversary Le Mans ......read more


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