The Nissan Z will mark its 40th anniversary in the United States, celebrating the launch of the reliable 1970 Datsun 240Z, with its gross 150 hp 2.4-litre inline-6 and its sporting looks that brought about a revolution in a sports car market. The 370Z 40th Anniversary is being launched to celebrate the occasion.
Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala) today unveiled the Mubadala Zone – an interactive, Ferrari-themed activity zone designed to provide all residents, especially families, with a great day of entertainment in the lead up to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Juma Al Majid Est., the sole distributor of Hyundai Motors in UAE, has achieved a remarkable success at ConMex Middle East, which took place from October 12 to 15 at Expo Centre Sharjah. Hyundai thrived in its second year participating in the event, by introducing new products to customers, as well as attracting new traders, who were amazed by the range of Hyundai’s commercial vehicles.
Officially introduced in the UAE at a launch party in Abu Dhabi, Porsche held a media driving event for the all-new Porsche Panamera GT sedan. The road trip comprised of a drive from Dubai to Fujairah and back in cars shared with other journalists, and a free lunch somewhere in between.
The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X is a somewhat uncompromising sports sedan, based off of an economy car platform. But the American market is getting a new MR Touring “luxury” model that puts it up against German brands in terms of pricing.
Need for Speed Shift is a glorious return to greatness for EA’s seminal racing franchise. They have delivered a driving experience that, while not completely accurate in terms of its simulation aspects, is practically dead-on in terms of what it’s like to race around some of the world’s best racing circuits. The car customisation options include cosmetics as well as performance mods and will be more in depth, affecting aspects such as alignment, aerodynamics, tyres, brakes, differential, gears and most important of all the wheels. You can modify and change your wheels as you did in the Need for Speed Undercover to Konig wheels.
HUMMER will continue to provide Middle East customers with the best off-road vehicles through its existing network of dealers, along with the region’s best customer care and parts availability. All current and future HUMMER warranties will also continue to be backed and honoured.
Qatar Automobiles Company (QAC), the exclusive dealer of Mitsubishi Motors and Fuso Trucks and Buses in Qatar, has unveiled the Year 2009 Mitsubishi Pajero Sports, a dream vehicle for automobile enthusiasts. An ideal family vehicle with the latest safety features, the all-new Mitsubishi Pajero Sports seats seven and bundles sheer power and performance that is unmatched among vehicles in its class.
Honda has unveiled their all-new 2010 VFR 1200F motorcycle. Underneath the extensive bodywork is a vacuum-molded cast aluminium chassis and a 1,237 cc V4 engine that is good for 172 hp at 10000 rpm and 129 Nm of torque at a screaming 8750 rpm. That is just insane for a two-wheeler.
With all the hoopla over Toyota’s safety recall for floor mats, some other “quality” brands continue to fly under the radar. Ever-popular German manufacturer Volkswagen is recalling certain 2006-2010 models of the Audi A3, Audi TT and Audi TT Roadster built between September 29, 2005 and August 26, 2009 for defect that could potentially cook the car’s passengers.
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