Gulf Auto Zone

Santa Fe in New Design

Manama: Hyundai Motor Company unveiled its first rendering of the upcoming All-New Santa Fe, reflecting the marque’s new SUV design identity. The new model also showcases a luxurious and striking design based on its robust, stylish and voluminous composition. The exterior rendering highlights its frontal section. The new Santa Fe…

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Genesis Outranks German Brands in 2018

Bahrain: Consumers Report placed Genesis in the list of luxury carmakers edging out German rivals to be named 2018’s best car brand in the US. The magazine’s annual report card ranks brands based on road and safety tests, owner satisfaction and reliability. The brand had only two models tried by…

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Batelco pip Go Gosaibi in 2018 BKEC

Batelco Racing narrowly edged out Go Gosaibi to win the third and final round of this year’s Bahrain Karting Endurance Championship (BKEC). The championship was held at the Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) in Sakhir. The team comprising Mohammed Mattar, Khaleed Alsaei, Saeed Al Mehairi and Alban Varrutti, rode into…

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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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