The new RX-5 benefits from a more powerful engine and dynamic styling inside out
It benefits from the LeMans racer 499P’s powertrain and futuristic exteriors
The lots comprised a 32-unit Bavarian Legends collection, with most cars fetching more than the estimated bidding value
RM Sotheby’s lists the only matte black (Or Nero Opaco) Ferrari Enzo to leave the Maranello factory new for sale at the upcoming Sotheby’s Sealed online auction between December 5th to 7th. This matte black Enzo is regarded the crown jewel in the list of one-off Ferraris and comes with a background of royal provenance and a mere 5,730 km odometer reading. The Enzo comes finished in Nero Opaco paintwork over a matching Nero leather interior with Nero carpets.
The launch of the first-ever Alfa Romeo Racing Academy comes along with the unveiling of the first standalone Alfa Romeo showroom in the Yas Island, Abu Dhabi by Gargash Group, one of the largest distributors of luxury performance-oriented cars in the UAE. The launch of the 3000sq ft showroom was attended by Alfa Romeo executives and Alfa Romeo’s F1 drivers – Valterri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu. The Academy allows enthusiasts to flex their racing skills in a Quadrifoglio and even earn a racing licence.
The new Range Rover and Range Rover Sport have been awarded maximum five-star ratings in the latest Euro NCAP safety tests. Both models get built on the Modular Longitudinal Architecture which resulted in the Range Rover procuring 87 per cent for Child Occupant Protection and 72 per cent for Vulnerable Road Users, while the Range Rover Sport achieved an 85 per cent rating for Adult Occupant Protection. Both models further scored 82 per cent rating in the Safety Assist category, with a suite of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) onboard.
The Defy claims to offer 500kms of range and a cabin made by sustainable materials
Audi announces its participation in the Qatar Auto Museum Project Sneak Preview II by showcasing its RS Q e-tron E2 Dakar contender in Doha. The most iconic models from Audi will be displayed at the Mawater Warehouse pop-up an the Sealine Sports Club, Downtown Doha. This marks the first time the Dakar racer gets previewed in the country of Qatar.
Lamborghini announces the debut of its Urus Performante super SUV with the opening of a two-floor pop-up Lounge in the Pearl Doha. The Lounge can be visited until 18th December though access is restricted by invite-only. The Lounge spans 320sq metres with the deck overlooking the Pearl Doha. The lower floors houses a collection of avant-garde watches from Roger Dubuis, a Lamborghini partner since 2017. Invited guests can test drive the new Urus Performante or the Urus S around the roads of Doha.
Emirates Motor Company, the authorized general distributor for Mercedes-Benz in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, showcases the Concept EQG in the Middle East. This near-production-ready all-electric G-Class toured the Yas Marina F1 racetrack before being displayed at the Emirates Motor Company showroom on November 24. Mercedes promises heightened off-road capabilities with this electric G-Wagon when it debuts in production spec by 2024.