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GMC adds new crossover suv

GMC adds new crossover suv

GMC has debuted the all-new Acadia SUV in the GCC. The Acadia augments GMC’s line-up with an entry level truck-like SUV and is the first unibody vehicle from the marque. It is also GMC’s first front-wheel drive passenger vehicle and its first crossover SUV. The Acadia features seating for eight,…

2007 porsche cayenne in february

2007 porsche cayenne in february

Stuttgart/Leipzig. 2007 Porsche Cayenne deliveries in the GCC are expected to start from February 24, 2007. As with the first generation, the bodies of the new Cayenne model will be manufactured in the Volkswagen factory in Bratislava, while the majority of engines will be delivered from the Porsche parent factory…

BMW is preferred vehicle

BMW is preferred vehicle

Dubai – AGMC, the exclusive importer for BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce for Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has signed an agreement with Dubai Protocol and Guest-House Department of H.H. Ruler’s Court and provided them with 52 BMWs for their official use. The cars include thirty 740Li’s, twenty 523i’s and…

Super Aguri retain Yamamoto

F1 – Sakon Yamamoto got his Christmas present a day later when the Super Aguri F1 Team confirmed that the young Japanese will continue his relationship with the team as the second test driver for 2007. He and newly appointed test and reserve driver Giedo van der Garde will support…

Mercury Milan

Dubai – Three Ford Motor Company vehicles have topped their respective classes for reliability in the latest survey by US-based Consumer Reports. Consumer Reports’ Annual Car Reliability Survey put 2007 model year vehicles available in the United States through their paces at its Auto Test Center in Connecticut. The report…

Ed Welburn, GM Vice President, Global Design (left) and Bob Lutz, GM Vice Chairman, Global Product Development, with 2008 Cadillac CTS

Ed Welburn, GM Vice President, Global Design (left) and Bob Lutz, GM Vice Chairman, Global Product Development, with 2008 Cadillac CTS

Detroit – Ed Welburn, GM Vice President, Global Design (left) and Bob Lutz, GM Vice Chairman, Global Product Development, have provided a sneak preview of the all-new 2008 Cadillac CTS.  The luxury mid-size saloon will be fully revealed at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show in January.  Production is due…

Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano launched

Dubai – Al Tayer Motors, the sole dealer for Ferrari cars in Dubai and the Northern Emirates launched the latest offering from Ferrari, the 599 GTB Fiorano in Dubai today. Present at the launch was none other than famous Italian painter and the specially commissioned lithographer for collectors by Ferrari,…

BMW group heading for record sales

Munich – The BMW Group has reported a 2.8% increase in sales of cars worldwide from January 2006 until November 2006. The company has sold 1,244,775 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brand automobiles this year (Jan 06-Nov 06) with a increase of 33,654 vehicles over the same period last year. Dr…

Porsche launch 911 targa 4s

Porsche launch 911 targa 4s

Abu Dhabi – Porsche Middle East has launched the all-new Porsche 911 Targa 4S in Abu Dhabi. This third-generation all-wheel-drive coupe continues in the Stuttgart-based manufacturer’s established 40-year-old tradition of a highly advanced and proven glass roof concept. Commenting on the introduction of the new car, Deesch Papke, Managing Director…

Hyundai launch all new Elantra

Hyundai launch all new Elantra

Dubai – Juma Al Majid Est., distributor of Hyundai brand of vehicle in the United Arab Emirates, has unveiled the new look 2007 Elantra. A completely new design from the ground up, the 2007 Elantra is expected to continue the model’s reputation as one of Hyundai’s most coveted and best-selling…


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