It started with a few friends taking their cars to Bahrain for an informal track day, and has now developed into the best known of Kuwait’s annual motoring events. As it has grown, it has retained its friendly spirit. Just before they set of for the 11th edition of the Gulf Run, we spoke to the organizers to get the inside track.
Mercedes-Benz continued its product offensive. After the best start to the year in company history, with record sales in January (+19.9% against last year) the brand with the three-pointed star presented a wealth of attractive new products at the 86th Geneva International Motor Show. Celebrating their world premieres were the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet and the cabriolet and coupé versions of the Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC. The first cabriolet in the history of the C-Class enhances the unique portfolio of Mercedes dream cars, which also included the extensively updated SL and SLC roadsters, now shown for the first time in Europe, and the exclusive AMG S 63 4MATIC Cabriolet “Edition 130”. Also making its European debut was the new E-Class. The tenth generation of the globally successful business saloon sets benchmarks in design, efficiency and automotive intelligence.
From 0 to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds, from 0 to 200 km/h, 9.9 seconds and a top speed of 330 km/h. Naturally-aspirated V10 mid-engine with up to 610 hp of power responds instantly to throttle inputs. Aerodynamic concept of a race car: The new Audi R8 is the dynamic vanguard of Audi – no other car with the four rings is so close to car racing. The all-new Audi R8 will be available in the Middle East with a starting price of $149,590 for the V10 engine and $171,390 for the V10 plus model. Here’s your chance for an inside look during its recent regional launch at Yas Marina.