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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 – 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 brand’s great tradition. The MINI Coup?© Concept is an expression of MINI design and the great ability of ......read more
Sant’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
Character: • High-performance concept study with BMW ActiveHybrid technology visualising the dynamic performance typical of a BMW against the backdrop of future demands in sustained mobility. BMW Vision EfficientDynamics as a symbol for the future of Sheer Driving Pleasure in harmony with trendsetting efficiency. • Development aim: The performance of a BMW M Car and a ......read more
Not everything that glitters is gold, but when you’ve invested in a new car - or are just proud of your existing one - then keeping that shiny outer finish is worth more than its weight in gold - especially because maintaining good body work can help keep the value of your car. However, the daily assault of sand, sun and rising temperatures, as well as sometimes tricky ......read more
A few months ago the famous British TV Top Gear went to the United Arab Emirates to make a comparison test between a brand-new Bugatti Veyron and the iconic McLaren F1, which was build from 1993 until 1998. In another occasion Top Gear then compared the Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren with the Lamborghini Murcielago LP 670-4 on the streets of Abu Dhabi. So, when will Top Gear test or ......read more
Abu Dhabi is writing F1 history. For the first time in F1 history there will be a race which starts during day-light and ends at night. The world will experience the stunning beauty of the Arabian sunset as a backdrop to the inaugural 2009 Formula 1â„¢ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with the announcement of a new race start time at 5pm. As a result, for the first time in ......read more
The first time you drive the Tesla Roadster, prepare to be surprised. You're at freeway speed in seconds without even thinking about it. There is no clutch pedal to contend with and no race-car driving techniques to perform. Just the touch of your foot and you're off, without any of the sluggishness of an automatic. How powerful is the acceleration? A quick story to illustrate. A ......read more
Five cylinders, plenty of power with four wheel drive – that was the original "ur-Quattroâ€?, a sports coupe which caused a furore around 30 years ago and is also one of the highlights of the 50-year tuning history of ABT. General manager Hans-J?¼rgen Abt remembers the racing car, which now enthrals car fans in the Kempten showroom and creates a link to the new TT-RS: ......read more
At the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, Porsche is proudly presenting the 911 Sport Classic. In creating this unique model Porsche is bringing back the tradition of exclusive series built in very small numbers, for the 911 Sport Classic will be offered in a production run limited to just 250 cars worldwide. The bespoke character of the 911 Sport Classic has been developed over a period of ......read more
It seems that Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge will finally get more attention in the Middle East, as Volkswagen Middle East has announced the appointment of Stefan Mecha as the new Managing Director for the Middle East region with immediate effect. Mecha has over 15 years experience in the automotive industry, with five years at Volkswagen and will be responsible for driving the ......read more
Stuttgart/Cairo. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is sending the new 911 GT3 RS to the starting line: Delivering even more engine power, offering lower weight, and featuring shorter transmission ratios as well as body and suspension elements upgraded to an even higher standard, the new 911 GT3 RS sets the foundation for homologating the racing version of the 911 GT3 and ......read more
Stuttgart/Affalterbach/Cairo – For the first time in the company's history stretching back over 40 years, the Mercedes-Benz performance brand is presenting a vehicle developed in-house, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. The super sports car serves up an exciting proposition with its unique technology package: aluminium spaceframe body with gullwing doors, AMG? 6.3-litre V8 front-mid ......read more
Maranello / Abu-Dhabi / Cairo - Consequences of bike-injuries make a return impossible. Schumacher has revealed he won’t return to Formula One racing at the European Grand Prix later this month: "Yesterday evening, I had to inform Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo and Team Principal Stefano Domenicali that unfortunately I'm not able to step in for Felipe. I really ......read more
From November 2009, Mercedes-Benz is launching the Estate version as another highly distinctive member of the E-Class family. Like the Saloon and Coup?©, the Estate, which is available now, combines unique design with leadership in safety, comfort, quality and practicality. The new E-Class marks the debut of a number of technical innovations which no other car in the world in this ......read more
After Ferrari confirmed that 7-time F1 World Champion Michael Schumacher is returning to F1 on the 23rd of August during the Valencia F1 race, Michael talks about the competitive edge at Maranello, how Stefano Domenicali has brought a new era to the Scuderia and how Shell works alongside both the road car and sporting departments, promoting the transfer of technology from the race track ......read more
Following a fourth overall and highest petrol finish at the Le Mans 24 hour race in June, Aston Martin Racing continues with the remainder of the Le Mans Series (LMS) and heads to the new Autodromo Internacional Algarve in Portugal for the first ever LMS night race. Aston Martin Racing will field two LMP1 cars for the third round of this year’s Le Mans Series. Hoping to ......read more
30.07.2009 - Stuttgart / Porsche Automobil Holding SE, Stuttgart, is in advanced talks on the sale of the cash settled options with respect to Volkswagen shares to one or several investors. Amongst these investors is especially Qatar Holding LLC (QH) with whom talks about an investment in Porsche SE also is underway. The preparation for the sale of the options on Volkswagen ......read more
Wolfsburg, July 30, 2009 – In the first half of 2009, the Volkswagen Group extended its global competitive position and strengthened its financial base. In the first six months of the year, Europe’s largest automobile manufacturer delivered 3.1 million (H1 2008: 3.3 million) vehicles worldwide. Although the overall market contracted by around 18 percent, Group ......read more
Maranello, July 2009 - Ferrari is pleased to announce the launch of the new “With You� roadside assistance service to be provided free of charge to owners of all Prancing Horse cars built since 1947 and not covered by either existing factory or POWER warranties. Under the new scheme, Ferrari clients will not only enjoy 12 months of roadside assistance if their vehicle ......read more
Europe's biggest car manufacturer Volkswagen AG is planning to purchase all of Stuttgart-based sports carmaker Porsche, which has run into massive financial problems linked to its overly ambitious plan to take control of Volkswagen. Such a take-over is expected to be influencing the Porsche networks world-wide, and especially the networks in the Middle East and North Africa The ......read more
القاهرة - دبي: اعلنت مرسيدس-بنز الشرق الاوسط اليوم عن اسعار سيارة السيدان الرياضية الفخمة الجديدة E 63 AMG. وستباع هذه السيدان الرائدة في فئتها بسعر 117,000 دولار امريكي فقط وستكون منطقة الشرق الاوسط واحدة من اولى المناطق في العالم التي سيتم فيها طرح السيارة في صالات عرض مرسيدس-بنز في سبتمبر. وقال فرانك بيرنتالر مدير ......read more
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