Car lovers in the country are expected to throng the seventh edition of Qatar Motor Show that opened on April 18 at Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC).
Saif Al Kuwari, director of PR & Communication at Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) stated that thousands of people are expected to visit the show which runs until Saturday. Twenty-seven brands and 110 cars are being displayed at this exciting edition which has a special section for classic cars and another for Ferrari car lovers.
The event was inaugurated by His Excellency Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti and Minister of Municipality and Environment His Excellency Mohamed bin Abdullah Al Rumaihi, during which a number of heads of missions and other dignitaries were in attendance.
Al Sulaiti appreciated the brands for newly launching the exclusive models on show which are of international level as well as underlined the significance of the event towards helping the private sector in particular and the economy in general.
During the event, renowned international carmakers introduced top sports, luxury and mid-range automotive models and branded lifestyle goods.
Some of the top-notch cars launched during the show included Mercedes’s E-Coupe, E43 and SLC 43, Lexus’s Lexus LC 500, Chevrolet’s Tahoe Midnight Edition, Trailblazer Z71, Camaro ZL1, Malibu Turbo, Silverado Midnight Edition, Ford Fiso Raptor, Lincoln Continental, Ram 1200 and 1500 limited editions, Hyundai IONIQ Hybrid, Genesis G90 and Genesis G80.
The show saw the launch of the BAIC brand for the first time in Qatar.
Ahmed AlObaidli, the director of Exhibitions Department at QTA, stated that after months of preparation, QTA is pleased to raise the curtain on the 2017 edition of the show, an event that is proudly led by local talents and is contributing to cementing Qatar’s position as a premium destination for business events and shedding light on what our nation has to offer within the technology and automotive sector.
It may be mentioned that Batabit will host a speed bikes paradeas well as a series of biking parades including a choppers parade, and a spiders parade, wrapping the show on Saturday with a stellar performance on the Doha Corniche.