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LYNC & CO – Touches down in Doha, Qatar.

Lynk & Co made its official entry into the Qatari market on October 6th at Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) through a collaboration with Auto Class Cars, a subsidiary of the NBK Group. Auto Class Cars will be the exclusive distributor, overseeing Lynk & Co’s sales and services in Qatar.

Auto Class Cars, affiliated with Qatar’s prestigious Nasser Bin Khaled Group, has a track record of success representing renowned brands like Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, MG, and Maxus in Qatar. Auto Class Cars see Lynk &

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DriveArabia Mohamed Naeem Partner & Marketing Director

Maserati GranTurismo Prima-Series Launched by Al Tayer Motors

Al Tayer Motors, the UAE’s official Maserati importer-dealer, launched the new iteration of one of the brand’s icons, the new Maserati GranTurismo, marking a new chapter in a story that began 75 years ago with the Maserati A6 1500. The GranTurismo coupé combines the high performance of a sports car comfortable for travelling long distances with a powerful internal combustion engine.

It represents a benchmark, embodying the concept of ‘The Others Just Travel’.  Hamdy Elshantoury, General Manager at Maserati Middle East and Africa said: “The return of the icon,

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Porsche Cayenne

Unleashing Power and Luxury: The 2024 Porsche Cayenne

In the world of high-performance luxury SUVs, the Porsche Cayenne has always been a force to be reckoned with. As the year 2024 rolls around, Porsche enthusiasts and automotive aficionados are in for a treat as the new Porsche Cayenne comes roaring onto the scene with an array of exciting updates and improvements. From new powerful engines to a refined Porsche Driver Experience, this vehicle embodies the perfect fusion of performance, elegance, and technology.

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Polestar 2

Prime Video offers entertainment to Polestar 2 owners in the UAE

Polestar 2 was the first car on the market to feature Google’s Android Automotive OS with Google built-in when it launched in 2019. It continues to pioneer the intuitive infotainment experience with the addition of Prime Video. Accessible to stream content while parked or charging, Prime Video joins YouTube, which launched in Polestar 2 in June 2023.

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BMW i5

First drive: 2024 BMW i5 in Portugal

BMW is going electric. Well, it hasn’t ditched combustion power just yet – and may not do so for at least the foreseeable future – but the Bavarian marque’s agenda is to electrify a substantial chunk of its lineup by the end of the decade. In a telling sign of what’s to come, the all-new G60 5 Series (due on sale locally by the end of the year) has been split into two distinct offerings. As before, there will be the petrol-powered 520i, 530i, 540i and (eventually) M5, but, for the first time, there are also battery-powered BMW i5 models.

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2024 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2024 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class brings subtle updates

The Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class is an essential model for the brand. It started as the M-Class that came out in 1997, and four generations later, it runs as the GLE, pipped only by the mighty G as the longest-standing SUV in the Mercedes-Benz line-up. Now, the fourth-gen model gets a facelift in the form of the 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLE.

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INEOS Grenadier

Ineos Grenadier Pickup revealed at Goodwood FoS

Bold new car-making startup Ineos Automotive raised eyebrows earlier this year with the launch of its old-school Land Rover Defender-inspired Grenadier wagon, which we sampled in January in Scotland. Not content to sit on its hands, the British conglomerate, founded by eccentric billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe, is using this weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed to showcase a dual-cab pick-up version of the INEOS Grenadier that provides superior load-lugging capability to that offered by its wagon sibling.

Dubbed the Grenadier Quartermaster, the pickup is claimed to offer “world-class off-road ability” thanks to 264 mm of ground clearance,

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