Gulf Auto Zone

Await the 6 Series Gran Turismo

The German car maker BMW, will present its 6 series Gran Turismo, an extensively updated successor to one of the most creative vehicle concepts of recent years, at Frankfurt’s International Motor Show (IAA) in September 2017. Its market launch will then get underway in November 2017. The new offering blends…

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Enthusiastic Response to Racing Academy

More than 30 motorcycle racing enthusiasts attended the training session on techniques of motorcycle racing provided by BSBK — a Bahrain based motorcycle academy. The academy is perhaps the first in the GCC region providing basic, intermediate and advanced skills to participants.  BSBK’s inaugural event was on the evening of…

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Mumtalakat Wrests McLaren Control

Mumtalakat, Bahrain holding company, has strengthened its ownership of McLaren, with Ron Dennis divesting his holding in McLaren Technology Group and McLaren Automotive. Sheikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa, Chairman of Tamkeen, will become the executive chairman of the new group. Dennis sold 25 per cent of his stake to…

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A New Phantom is BORN

The Rolls Royce Phantom has been the choice of the world from its debut in 1925. A new Phantom now points the way forward for the global luxury industry. Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, said that from the moment Sir Henry Royce introduced the Rolls-Royce Phantom in…

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Audi RS3: A Fine Sedan Coupe Combi

One look at the RS3, beginning with its large front air intakes to the massive tailpipes, proves that this Audi means business. The aluminum-block turbocharged 2.5-litre five cylinder  inline-five, is powered by a 400-hp turbocharged under the hood. Bringing the machine to life gives the effect of a hive of…

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Sweptail Lifts RR to Pinnacle

Rolls Royce introduced the Sweptail to the media at the Concorso d’Eleganza at Villa d’Este.  It was the realisation of one man’s dream – a connoisseur’s idea of a two-seat Rolls Royce. He wanted the car, a feature of certain models from the 1920s, to be built into his model,…

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