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Maranello - Dubai / Ferrari is taking the lead in the luxury supercar segment with the introduction of the innovative Ferrari Genuine Maintenance programme that covers all the scheduled maintenance for the first seven years, regardless of vehicle mileage. The programme covers all new Ferrari California, 458 Italia and FF models and is provided at no additional cost to the ......read more
Le Mans - Dubai / Seven weeks ahead of this year’s 24-hour race in Le Mans (FR), BMW Motorsport made an important step forward in its intense preparation programme for this classic endurance race. Together with 52 other cars, the two BMW M3 GTs with car numbers 55 and 56 took to the “Circuit de la Sarthe� on Sunday, completing a total of 147 laps. The team made ......read more
Ingolstadt - Le Mans - Abu Dhabi / The Audi R18 TDI had a successful first public appearance at Le Mans. 24,987 enthusiastic fans witnessed how Audi Sport Team Joest prepared for the 24 Hour race (on June 11/12) on Easter Sunday with all three cars and drivers. The innovative sports car with its ultra lightweight technology set the two fastest times at the end of the test day which ......read more
Luton – Following a request via the Department of UK Trade and Investment, Vauxhall Motors’ Special Vehicles (SVS) division has demonstrated its Single Vehicle Architecture (SVA) equipped Insignia to over 100 senior members of the French police and its fleet procurement managers. Held at the British Embassy in Paris, and welcomed by the Ambassador, attendees at ......read more
21.04.2011 / New York - Dubai - Cairo / Chevrolet is a big name in the Middle East and North Africa. The brand is very popular in the gulf region and there is even a small assembly factory in Cairo (Egypt) operated by General Motors Egypt (GME). Although electric and hybrid cars are not very popular in the Middle East region yet, this might change soon with the Chevrolet Volt if ......read more
21.04.2011 / New York - Dubai - Cairo Although the future of Aston Martin is quite unclear these days, this did not affect the beauty and charm of the Aston Martin Rapide. At a press conference hosted by Bridgestone Corporation and the New York International Auto Show, the Aston Martin Rapide was declared the 2011 World Car Design of the Year. "Aston Martin’s Director ......read more
21.04.2011 / New York - Dubai - Cairo / Ferrari fans and owners in the Middle East have one more reason to be proud of the Italian brand Ferrari. At a press conference hosted by Bridgestone Corporation and the New York International Auto Show, the Ferrari 458 Italia was declared the 2011 World Performance Car. The Ferrari 458 Italia was chosen from an initial entry list of ......read more
21.04.2011 / New York - Cairo - Dubai / At a press conference hosted by Bridgestone Corporation and the New York International Auto Show, the Nissan Leaf was declared the 2011 World Car of the Year. The Nissan Leaf was chosen from an initial entry list of thirty-nine (39) new vehicles from all over the world, then a short list of ten, then three finalists: the Nissan Leaf, the ......read more
19.04.2011 / Affalterbach – Dubai - Cairo / Ducati MotoGP works driver Nicky Hayden (29, USA) took delivery of a CLS 63 AMG for his personal use on the 5th of April 2011. Visiting Affalterbach to receive the keys to his new car, the 2006 motorcycle world champion was clearly impressed by the passion and enthusiasm of AMG staff at the site. Just two days after taking third ......read more
18.04.2011 / Woking (England) - Dubai / McLaren Automotive is celebrating a 1-2 with the announcement of the MP4-12C as Vehicle Dynamics International Car of the Year and the company’s engineers recognised as the Dynamics Team of the Year. Vehicle Dynamics International magazine’s respected awards jury featured professional engineers and senior motoring journalists ......read more
18.04.2011 / Abu Dhabi – Detroit - Cairo / Hosting the V-Challenge for the very first time in the region, American racing legend and former director of GM’s performance division, John Heinricy, challenged participants to a record lap on the Yas Marina Grand Prix circuit last month, outperforming all racers with a time of 2:47.562 in the Cadillac CTS-V ......read more
17.04.2011 / Shanghai - Dubai - Cairo / Lewis Hamilton scored a hard-earned victory for his Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team at today's Chinese Grand Prix, after an extra-ordinary drive, catching and taking down Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel on the 52nd of the 56 laps as the reigning world champion's gamble on a two-stop strategy - and a 25-lap run on Pirelli's hard rubber - just failed ......read more
15.11.2011 / London - Dubai - Cairo / Music, glamour and show-stopping spectacle: Kylie Minogue’s UK dates on her worldwide Aphrodite – Les Folies Tour gave thousands of fans a night to remember. Sponsored by the new Lexus CT 200h, the run of magical performances reached its conclusion at the London O2 Arena on Tuesday night. Kylie then brought the curtain down on ......read more
13.04.2011 / Monaco – Cairo / Only one day is left before the doors open on the only live supercar show in the world, which nobody should miss. Lawrie Lewis, Chairman and mastermind behind Top Marques Monaco spoke to the media at a press conference a few days ago. Held in the test drive pits of the Grimaldi Forum he publicized news for the show's 8th edition to be held ......read more
13.04.2011 / New York - Dubai / The Lexus LF-Gh will make its global debut at the 2011 New York International Auto Show. The concept has been conceived as a redefinition of the luxury grand tourer, with a “clean sheet of paper� approach to design. The aim was to produce a perfect blend of style, performance, efficiency and environmental compatibility, while introducing ......read more
10.04.2011 / Sepang - Dubai - Cairo / Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel made it look graceful as he scored his second victory of the season and extended his world championship points to 50 on Sunday afternoon in Sepang, Malaysia. The German started from pole position to snatch the lead from the start, looked after his tires through three pits stops, avoided using his problematic KERS from ......read more
07.04.2011 / Stuttgart-Shanghai-Dubai / With the Concept A-Class, Mercedes-Benz is presenting a car that might have come from another planet: its expressive design symbolises concentrated dynamism. The technical highlights include a new, turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine, a dual clutch transmission and a radar-based collision warning system with adaptive Brake Assist. A ......read more
06.04.2011 / London - Dubai - Cairo / Suzuki GB and Focused Events are delighted to announce the return of the hugely popular GSX-R Track Days for 2011, brought back due to popular demand from customers who attended the sell-out days in 2010. Following the GSX-R's 25th anniversary in 2010, where Suzuki hosted three star-studded track days, Suzuki and Focused Events will continue ......read more
06.04.2011 / Stuttgart - Dubai - Cairo / A defect associated with the cruise control system has prompted a recall of 137'000 units of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class and M-Class AMG SUVs. Mercedes-Benz said it has determined that under certain circumstances, use of the brake pedal may not automatically disengage the cruise control system. More specifically, the German automaker ......read more
04.04.2011 / Gaydon, Warwickshire - Dubai - Cairo / Land Rover has today announced that new Range Rover Evoque prices in the UK will start from ?£27,955 for an eD4 Pure 5-door 6 Speed manual 2WD model. The 4WD equivalent is priced at ?£28,705. With a choice of three engines, two body styles, three design themes and a wide range of options and accessories, the new Range Rover ......read more
03.04.2011 / Milwaukee – Dubai – Cairo / The Harley-Davidson Motor Company is always keen on offering its loyal existing customers as well as its potential customers new and modified version of the existing Harley model range. This time it is the Harley Davidson 1200 Custom, which chrome laced wheels and Micheling Tyres give a new stance. A wide front end and a ......read more
03.04.2011 / Abu Dhabi - Stuttgart - Cairo / Bahrain’s Sheikh Salman bin Rashid Al Khalifa and Saudi Arabia’s Prince Abdulaziz Al Faisal are ready for a spectacular title showdown when the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East roars back into action at Abu Dhabi’s benchmark-setting Yas Marina Circuit on Friday (08.04.2011). Both drivers are planning all-out ......read more
01.04.2011 / Stuttgart - Dubai - Cairo / I was already overwhelmed by the sheer power of the Panamera Turbo when I tested it in Dubai at the regional launch Porsche Panamera Turbo test-drive in Dubai - Click Here several months ago. For me the 'standard' Porsche Turbo was already setting the benchmark. Now, with the new Panamera Turbo S, Porsche is again raising the bar for ......read more


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