Dubai International Motor Show (DIMS) is one of the biggest motor shows in the world, the show this year noticed different world premiere car launches and middle east car launches from the biggest car manufacturers in the world. Mawater Arabia was there as a media partner, and if you did not have the chance to attend we will bring for you the best of Dubai International Motor Show 2017.
Lincoln Navigator 2018
Luxury means how special you feel and that is what Lincoln Navigator can do for you, top of luxury, top of comfort and technology is what the 2018 Navigator is all about. Lincoln re-designed the Navigator in a way that will take the full size SUV to another level. Lincoln introduced its exclusive Presidential line in the Middle East at DIMS, Presidential is the ultimate expression of the Lincoln brand.
The 2018 Navigator has a 3.5 liter twin turbo-charged engine producing a 450 hp and a 10-speed transmission.
The 2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
The 2018 Corvette ZR1 made its world debut at Dubai International Motor show, the ” Return of the King” is not only to make the ZR1 as the most powerful Corvette ever made but, the 2018 ZR1 is the most powerful Chevrolet ever made, with its 755 hp and 715 lb-ft of torque, power is produced from the 6.2 liter supercharged engine.
Volkswagen introduced the all new Arteon and the new SUV Teramount at DIMS stage, VW says that the Arteon is not a replacement to the Passat CC instead it is a new competitor in the market that will take VW to a higher level with its design and two models the Elegance and the R-Line.
It is powered by a 2.0 liter TSI engine capable of producing a 280 hp, the four wheel drive and 7-speed automatic transmission will take the Arteon from 0-100 km/h in 5.6 seconds.
Infiniti revealed its flagship SUV model for the first time in the world at DIMS, the full size luxury SUV got some refreshment with new huge grill and new headlights, taillights and major changes happened for the interior which made it more fancy and luxury.
The new Infiniti QX80 is powered by a 5.6 liter V8 engine which produce a 400 hp , standard seating for seven and eight seating optionally. In terms of luxury and comfort it matches its rivals in the market.
GMC Sierra Desert Fox Concept
Based on the 2018 Sierra 1500, GMC introduced the Sierra Desert Fox Concept for Middle East as a celebration for the 40th anniversary of the original Desert Fox.
GMC did not mention what engine will power the Desert Fox, but changes from the 1500 Sierra the Desert Fox Concept got a front mounted winsh, custom skid plates, sports bar, off-road front and rear bumpers, off-road suspension system and performance exhaust system.
Jaguar XE SV Project 8
Project 8 made its Middle East Debut at DIMS, Jaguar/Landrover announced that it will bring its Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) highest performance car the Project 8 division to the Middle East. The Jaguar Project 8 with its 592 bhp is the most powerful and most extreme performance Jaguar ever made. Power comes from a V8 5.0 liter supercharged engine, and can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in just 3.3 seconds with top speed of 320 km/h. Total production is limited to 300 units only, Project 8 is offered in 3 standard colors, as well as five optional SVO Premium Palette colors.
The New Audi A8
The Audi A8 made its Regional Premiere Launch at DIMS, the new A8 in its 4th generation revealed for the first time in the Middle East to show the future of the luxury sedan cars. The new Audi A8 is the first production car in the world that have been developed for conditionally automated driving, as from 2018 Audi will gradually start taking piloted driving functions by taking complete control of the steering, brakes and accelerator such as garage pilot and traffic jam pilot into their production vehicles.