Region’s most influential automotive event makes history with largest show, 108 launches including 17 global ones, 15 concept cars, more than 600 cars on display, Dubai Grand Parade, Red Bull Car Park Drift and more!
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Dubai has many of the largest showrooms, and the most successful dealers of motoring brands across the world. In its streets and parking lots, you can find cars that scarcely ply the Piccadilly or 5th avenue of New York. Not surprising if Dubai International Motor Show is growing in prominence and size, with as many as 108 launches that include 17 global new entrants. The show has more space, showbiz and activities of fun and thrills!
The show runs from 5 to 9 November 2013 at Dubai World Trade Centre and is expected to be the largest edition in its history with over a 100,000 expected visitors. More than 15% percent bigger, over 600 exhibits will be spread over 65,000m², 15 concept cars will wow their audience and contests like the Red Bull parking lot drift will engage the visitors. The inaugural edition of Dubai Grand Parade will offer an hour-long spectacle for those thronging the Sheikh Zayed Road and prominent arteries of Dubai’s premium residential areas to admire.
The international stature of the Dubai International Motor Show is reflected in the record number of key manufacturers adding a global launch to their Dubai fixture. Those who have chosen this venue for their global launches include high profile exhibitors like BAIC Motors, Bentley, Brabus, Bugatti, Devolro, Kia, Land Rover, Nissan, Okcu, Rolls-Royce, Spania GTA and W Motors. Besides, Aston Martin, Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Ford, GMC, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep, Maserati, McLaren, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Opel, Porsche and Toyota have gathered compelling substance for regional launches. The future will be showcased here by the 15 concept cars from Aston Martin, BMW, Devel 16, Ford, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lexus, Lincoln, Nissan, Toyota, Volkswagen and Zenvo. Brands new to the show include: Stingray RV UK, Chery, JAC, Opel, Rumble Cycle, Suzuki and Yamaha bikes.
ON THE SIDELINES…
Distinctive Number Plates Auction
Adding to the glamour and glitz of the show on the sidelines, the Dubai Distinctive Number Plates Public Auction by the Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) and supported by Lexus will take place on Thursday 7 November in the Al Multaqua Ballroom at Dubai World Trade Centre. Approximately 90 number plates will be up for grabs with sequences ranging from ‘G to N’ and the most sought after numbers ranging from 2 digits up to 5.
Dubai Grand Parade
The excitement overflows to the streets of Dubai with the inaugural edition of the Dubai Grand Parade –hundreds of super and luxury cars and bikes that will follow a route past the city’s most iconic landmarks on the 8th of November. The famed Supercars of the Dubai Police fleet will lead the procession as also the F1 cars. The public will get a chance to get close to these cars once they are back at the Trade Centre backyards.
An adrenaline-fuelled battle of the best for the coveted ‘King of Drift’ title sponsored by Chevrolet, taking place on Friday, 8 November. Other show features include the Nissan experiential 4×4 track, a Hyundai World Cup Competition that focuses on football skills, and a Fastest Tyre Change contest sponsored by Pirelli and Wheels Magazine.
5 – 9 November 2013 Venue: Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre
Dubai Grand Parade: Friday, 8 November
Red Bull Car Park Drift Regional Final: Friday, 8 November
6pm–10pm on Tuesday 5 November
11am-10pm on 6 November
11am–11pm on 7 and 8 November
11am-10pm on 9 November
AED 55 for a 1 day entry ticket
Children under 5 free.
Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
For more information visit www.dubaimotorshow.com