28 Jan – 1 Feb 2016
Doha Exhibition and
Convention Center (DECC)

NEWS

Doha, 31 January 2016 – More than 25,000 automotive fans have flocked to Doha Exhibition & Conference Center (DECC) to attend this year’s Qatar Motor Show, organized by Qatar Tourism Authority. The show has been wowing crowds since officially opening on Thursday (28 January) as one of the most anticipated events of the year. Qatar Motor Show is free of charge and is open until Monday (1 February).
Doha, 30 January 2016 – Crowds at Qatar Motor Show 2016 have been wowed by the many activities on offer at this year’s event. From simulators and parades to competitions and games, the activities at Qatar Motor Show 2016 have provided a highly interactive element, helping establish Qatar Motor Show as one of the most dynamic exhibitions on Qatar’s event calendar.
Doha, 29 January 2016 – Qatar Motor Show 2016 continues to thrill motor enthusiasts of all ages, as fans and families flock to the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center to enjoy the biggest and most exciting annual automotive event in the region. Featuring over 40 international brands from leading luxury, sport and mid-range carmakers, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Doha, Qatar – 27th January, 2016: Renault Qatar set pulses racing at the sixth edition of the Qatar Motor Show, with the spectacular debut of its latest sporting legacy. Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Co., Renault’s exclusive agent in Qatar, announced the launch of the new ‘Renault Clio RS’ at the glittering opening ceremony of the six-day exhibition, in the presence of distinguished guests and members of the press.
In 2005, a Red Bull manager discovered the drifting fever in a car park in Hong Kong and decided to light a fuse in the Middle East. Lebanon hosted the first ever Red Bull Car Park Drift event in 2008 at the City Mall car park making it possible for all underground drifters to put their skills to test, and placed the spotlight on rally champion Abdo Feghali, making him a drifting legend. The first-ever crowned King of Drift was Michel Feghali.
All Mercedes-Benz G-Class models will in future offer up to 16 percent more power and lower fuel consumption. The range includes the G 500 with a new, powerful 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine. All engines are compliant with the latest Euro 6 emissions standard. A new suspension setup, together with more sensitive ESP® control results in increased driving stability, safety and road comfort. The exterior and interior have also been given an upgrade. At the same time, an exclusive AMG special edition will be available.
Driving Performance – the AMG brand claim and typical character traits can now be experienced by an even broader target group. The new C 450 AMG 4MATIC expands the product range of the sports car and performance brand within Mercedes-Benz with another new AMG sports model. As an attractive entry into the world of AMG, the C 450 AMG 4MATIC combines a 270 kW (367 hp) 3.0-litre V6 biturbo engine with a permanent Performance all-wheel-drive system and sophisticated suspension technology adopted from the Mercedes-AMG C 63. This all results in fascinating driving performance and the hallmark emotional expressiveness of the brand. The new AMG sports model is available as a Saloon and an Estate model, and makes the extensive product line-up within the C-Class range even more attractive.
Athletic and sporty, the vivid, sensuous design of the new Coupé cuts a fine figure on the road and embodies modern luxury. At the same time, its interior elevates beauty and style to a sporty level. A dynamically configured chassis, with optional air suspension, forms the basis for a high level of suspension comfort, low road roar and tyre vibration, agile handling, and driving pleasure. Lightweight construction to reduce weight, excellent aerodynamics and high-performance, efficient engines likewise play their part. A host of assistance systems provides safety of the very highest calibre. With its high-class appeal and generous interior, the new C-Class Coupé sets new standards in its segment.
With the new generation of the A-Class, Mercedes-Benz reconciles the conflicting aims of sporty performance and enhanced comfort: With DYNAMIC SELECT the driver is able to change the car's characteristics in just seconds – at the touch of a button the A-Class drives in a particularly comfortable, sporty or efficient manner. Mercedes-Benz has also increased the range of available engines.
Doha, Qatar, January 2016: Auto Class, a subsidiary company of Nasser Bin Khaled, has introduced the Maxus, one of the most respected companies for light passenger and cargo transport, in the Qatari market for the first time.
Doha, 27 January 2016 – For this year’s Qatar Motor Show, Maserati Qatar, represented by Alfardan Sports Motors has shown a new highlight in terms of customization and sartorial excellence – the new Ermenegildo Zegna Interiors, exclusively for Maserati.
Doha, 27 January 2016 – Following its recent global debut in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show, today, the Ferrari 488 Spider has finally came to Qatar and unveiled at the Qatar Motor Show by Al Fardan Sports Motors, the official Ferrari importer-dealer in Qatar.
Designed and assembled: under Texas A&M University at Qatar Undergraduate Research Experience Program
The GMC Acadia midsize crossover is known for flexibility, accommodating space and the functionality that illustrates the brand’s Commands Respect philosophy. The Acadia Denali builds on those attributes with higher levels of luxury and style.
It's called Devilray®, like the captivating manta ray which 'flies' with elegance in the purest oceans (also represented in the logo) and it is produced in Italy by CarbonDrone, a group of professionals linked to the MotoGP and Formula 1 scenes who have combined their personal experiences to make the lightest and sexiest carbonber drone of the moment. A challenge - unique in the sector - to give rise to an aircraft 100% Made in Italy, functional but also of stylish design and highly customizable according to the client's request.
Cadillac today unveiled the first-ever 2017 XT5, a comprehensively upgraded luxury crossover and the cornerstone of a new series of crossovers in the brand’s ongoing expansion. The successor to the brand’s successful SRX crossover, the first-ever XT5 premiered tonight at the Dubai Design District and will be officially unveiled at the Dubai International Motor Show and begins production in the US and China in Spring of 2016.
The 2016 Cadillac Escalade features a modern design, powerful capability and sumptuous amenities that keep luxury firmly in the driver’s seat. Enhanced technologies and new exterior colors distinguish the latest edition of the brand’s signature SUV, complementing cut-and-sewn materials and wood trim – chosen for elegance and authenticity – and the latest technologies to convey an exceptional level of luxury.
The 2016 CTS-V is the centerpiece of Cadillac’s growing product line, building on the V-Series legacy and leveraging the strength of the award-winning CTS architecture to deliver the most capable V-Series ever – a luxury sedan with sophisticated road manners and unprecedented performance, with true track capability straight from the factory.
Cadillac’s long-awaited return to the global prestige luxury segment has come to the region with unveil of the 2017 Cadillac CT6 flagship. The CT6 is Cadillac’s take on recreating the formula of the prestige sedan through the integration of new technologies developed to achieve dynamic performance, efficiency and agility unseen in the large luxury car segment.
The ATS-V is powered by the first-ever twin-turbocharged engine in a V-Series. Rated at an SAE-certified 464 horsepower (346 kW) and 445 lb-ft of torque (603 Nm), the engine is the segment’s highest-output six-cylinder and enables 0-96 kph performance in 3.8 seconds and a top speed of 304 kph. It is backed by a paddle-shift eight-speed automatic transmission featuring launch control and Performance Algorithm Shift.
United Cars Almana (UCA) was established in 1990 and, through the years, the company has enjoyed a high level of customer loyalty having earned a distinguished status in the automotive business. UCA is well positioned to achieve continued growth in the automotive sector through its innovative and impressive range of cars. Chrysler, Jeep , Dodge and RAM are some of the most illustrious American vehicles in the world. Our mission is to meet customers’ expectations and provide total satisfaction in every way and every time.
Established in 1965, Almana Motors Company is focused on customer care; professional and international standards; and offers a complete range of services, including manufacturer approved, trained and supported sales and service personnel.
Doha, 27 January 2016 – Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and Interior Minister of the State of Qatar, H.E. the Minister of Transport and Communications of the State of Qatar, Mr. Jassim bin Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, opened the 6th edition of the Qatar Motor Show 2016 at the Doha Exhibition & Convention Center.
Under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Qatar Motor Show 2016 is offering motor-lovers and visitors a journey to ‘Explore the World of Motion’. The popular Qatar Motor Show will return in 2016 between January 28 and February 1 at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC), organizers Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), ELAN Events and Fira Barcelona, have announced.
Visitors and car lovers can enjoy the top sports, luxury and mid--‐range brands at this year’s Qatar Motor Show under the theme of ‘Explore the World of Motion,’ as 40 exhibitors take part in its sixth edition. Entry is free to the public and pre-registration will open on Sunday, January 24th. Pre-Registered visitors will be given priority access.
Good morning and on behalf Elan Events, I welcome you in today’s press conference. I would like to start by thanking Qatar Tourism Authority – our partner – for their support and help in reliving the Qatar Motor Show for the sixth year in a row which will be held ‘Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the State of Qatar.’
I am very pleased to be back in Qatar representing Fira Barcelona, a global events operator, as we partner with ELAN Group and QTA for a third consecutive year in the organization of the Qatar Motor Show. During these three years we have reinforced our partnership and participation in the event by working closely with the ELAN Events team and experiencing Qatar’s vision of progress to become the regional events organizing leader by building up on constant success delivering world-class events.
Held under the patronage H.E Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of the State of Qatar, the 5th annual Qatar Motor Show (QMS) was considered a remarkable success.
Held under the patronage of H.E Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of the State of Qatar, Qatar Motor Show 2015 continues to captivate car lovers on its third day after the official opening on February 5.
Show highlights included powerful, new grown up 2.5L Jetta, extremely sporty concept car Golf R 400 and virtual-world-to-reality GTI Roadster

The new generation of the sporty sedan enjoys an extensively redesigned front and rear, with a more sophisticated interior

Available in two model configurations – Jetta SE and Jetta SEL

Volkswagen developed GTI Roadster with 503 HP for "Gran Turismo 6"

Volkswagen transfers GTI Roadster from the virtual world to reality

280-km/h Golf showcases sporty potential of the model series

Exclusive Golf R 400 accelerates to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds

Design and technology of the Golf R 400 is based on motorsport

Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Co., the exclusive agent for Renault in Qatar, announced the launch of the all-new Renault Captur, the latest from the French renowned automaker, in Qatar.
Doha - Feb. 05, 2015: Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Co the exclusive agent of Infiniti in the state of Qatar, the fastest growing premium automotive brand, has showcased the latest enhanced version of flagship full size SUV, the new 2015 QX80, at Qatar Motor Show.
Jaguar XE and Range Rover Sport SVR to debut at the Qatar Motor Show alongside full 2015 Jaguar Land Rover product line-up
Preview information: 14.01.2015 –Lamborghini Doha will show the Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 on its stand at the 2015 Qatar Motor Show, celebrating the super sports car’s success both in the Middle East and worldwide since its launch in 2014.
Legendary French automotive luxury brand, Bugatti, is presenting the iconic Veyron 16.4 Super Sport – the world’s fastest production car at the Qatar Motor Show.

Most powerful MINI yet with 231 horsepower

Doha – Alfardan Automobiles, the official BMW Group importer in Qatar, unveiled the all-new MINI John Cooper Works Hatch at the Qatar Motor Show today, marking the Middle East arrival of the most powerful MINI yet.

Doha, Qatar 06th February 2015 – Qatar was revealed as one of the strongest markets in the world for Rolls-Royce at the 2015 Qatar Motor Show, by Regional Director of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars for the Middle East, Africa and South America, Mr. Brett Soso.
Doha, Qatar, 6th February 2015 – Alfardan Motorcycles launched a collaborative range of their new range of motorcycles on its exclusive display stand at the 5th edition of Qatar Motor Show, that is taking place from 6 to 10 February 2015 at the Qatar Convention Centre, to placate the ever increasing demand for premium brands in the motorcycle community.
Considered to be one of the most significant motoring events in the Middle East region, the Qatar Motor Show 2015 continues to captivate discerning visitors that include local, regional and international citizens. The show exceeded all the expectations during the weekend which saw a huge crowd from all nationalities.
The first day of the 2015 Qatar Motor Show was the stage for the Middle East debut of the all-new BMW X6M and BMW X5M – the ultimate in BMW M performance, combining outstanding motor racing heritage with hallmark M high performance engineering with everyday practicality. The unveiling of the all-new BMW 2 Series Convertible was also a stand highlight.
Doha Marketing Services Company W.L.L. (DOMASCO) announced the introduction of New 2015 Honda CR-V today, which will be on view at Qatar International Motor Show and the Honda showroom. “The 2015 CR-V is a fresh upgrade with customer friendly features”, said Greig Roffey, Head of Sales and Marketing for Honda in Qatar, before adding “Honda fans will be pleased to see that the new CR-V offers even more style, power and safety”.
Having pioneered the luxury-utility crossover category more than a decade ago with the original midsized RX 300, Lexus is now poised to disrupt the SUV segment once again with the all-new NX 200t – the brand’s maiden entry into the growing compact crossover segment. Inspired by performance vehicles, the turbocharged NX combines the expertise of racers within the engineering team and the impeccable touch of Lexus luxury through an exciting and sporty design to set a new benchmark in the automotive world.
Harley-Davidson Doha is present at the Qatar Motorshow that is held from 5th February to 10th February 2015 at the Qatar National Convention Center. The iconic brand is being represented at the event by Nasser Bin Khaled Holding, the exclusive dealer of Harley-Davidson® in Qatar, operating under the guidance of Chairman and CEO Sheikh Nawaf Nasser Bin Khaled Al Thani.
DOMASCO will be introducing the GAC MOTOR brand at the Qatar Motor Show 2015.The brand has three models which will be launched first time in Qatar at the Motor show. Subsequently the exclusive showroom will open at Salwa road as well.
Nasser Bin Khaled (NBK) Powered Sports has announced today its partnership with Husqvarna Motorcycle, the renowned Sweden motorcycle manufacturer. This agreement will make the line of motocross-Enduro and Supermoto motorcycles- now available in Qatar only through NBK Powered Sports.
Porsche’s highly anticipated plans for the 2015 instalment of the Qatar Motor Show have revealed a new era of standard-setting for the brand with four regional premieres set to be unveiled. After a landmark 2014, Porsche’s showcase at the Doha event is a strong symbol of the brand’s intentions as it powers into 2015
Nasser Bin Khaled Automobiles, the exclusive dealer of Mercedes-Benz in Qatar, is participating in Qatar International Motor Show 2015, one of the most important auto shows in the Gulf region, displaying some of Mercedes-Benz new collection that will capture the minds and hearts of the guests.
Doha, February 5th, 2015 – As one of the key motoring events in the Middle East, the Qatar Motor Show is attracting car lovers and trade professionals alike and serves as a stage for Audi’s latest innovations. Over the past few years Audi has seen a steady momentum of growth in the Middle East and especially in Qatar.

Low, Long, Wide Coupe Enhances Cadillac ATS Line

Mr Mohammed Helmy, Group General Manager, Mannai Auto, said: "The Cadillac ATS Coupe is intended to be a more personal addition to the award-winning ATS product line. Designed to be lighter, more agile and more engaging than its competitors, it extends Cadillac’s product-driven growth and the brand’s tradition of dynamic luxury Coupes.

Under the patronage of H.E Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of the State of Qatar, the Minister of transport of the State of Qatar, His Excellency Mr. Jassem Bin Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, and the Chairman of Qatar Tourism Authority, His Excellency Mr. Issa Bin Mohammed Al Mohammadi, inaugurated the 5th edition of the much-awaited Qatar Motor Show 2015
Bentley Motors will reveal the new Mulsanne Speed for the first time in the Middle East during the opening day of the 2015 Qatar Motor Show.
Ingolstadt, October 2014 – The winner in the business class has just gotten better – Audi has thoroughly updated the A6 family. New engines, transmissions and headlights, plus a new infotainment system make the Sedan more efficient, more powerful, more attractive and more sophisticated than ever.

Doha, January 25, 2015:

The 5th edition of the Qatar Motor Show 2015 held under the patronage of H.E Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of the State of Qatar, will be charged with excitement as the leading automobile brands have a superb line-up of reveals much awaited in the region.

Good morning ladies and gentlemen from Qatar’s media. First of all, I am pleased to be here with you. I would like to thank each and every media house in Qatar for extending their cooperation for the Qatar Motor Show since its first edition and for the large media coverage you provide every year in order to make the event a success story..
Good morning friends from Qatar’s media. First of all, I thank Qatar Tourism Authority for giving us, q.media events and Fira Barcelona, the opportunity of being an integral part of the Qatar Motor Show 2015. We are privileged to be a part of this exciting event for the second consecutive year
Doha, December 7, 2014: Qatar Tourism Authority confirmed the 5th edition of the Qatar International Motor Show at the Qatar National Convention Centre between February 6 and 10, 2015 officially sponsored by Commercial Bank of Qatar..
Good morning ladies and gentlemen from Qatar’s media. First of all, I would like to thank Qatar Tourism Authority for having chosen to work with us in order to achieve this thrilling annual event..