Porsche lines up models in Riyadh EXCS Motor Show

Porsche lines up models in Riyadh EXCS Motor Show

Published - Sunday 18 October 2015

* A showcase of Porsche's sports cars will take center stage at the 2015 EXCS International Motor Show with the racetrack-ready 911 GT3 RS and Cayman GT4, along with the luxurious Panamera Exclusive, setting new standards of excellence from the Oct. 20 to Oct. 22 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Riyadh. Also set to thrill crowds in the Saudi Arabian capital will be a full-size model of the 919 Hybrid, the legendary car which secured Porsche a first and second place finish in the 2015 edition of the world's most gruelling endurance race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Porsche will arrive at the EXCS International Motor Show following strong new car sales figures in the key market of Saudi Arabia. In the first six months of the year Porsche secured powerful growth across multiple model ranges with a total increase in sales of 31 percent. Reaffirming the brand's sports car heritage, two-door sports cars figures were boosted by 75 percent, driven largely by the popularity of the iconic 911 and the sporty Cayman. * Hyundai Motor is the world's 39th biggest brand according to new results published by global brand specialists Interbrand. Recording an 8.5 percent growth in brand value since last year to $11.3 billion, the Korean company is also the automotive industry's seventh largest brand. Over the past decade Hyundai Motor has grown its value by more than $7 billion, rising 36 places to sit among some of the biggest names on the planet. Embarking on an intensive period of change, fueled by inventive and emotional brand marketing, Hyundai Motor has boosted significantly its brand awareness with customers. * Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors is gearing up to participate in the ninth EXCS International Luxury Motor Show 2015, held from Oct. 20 to Oct. 22 in Riyadh. A powerful and luxurious line-up of hotly anticipated JLR models will take center stage at the glittery show, spearheaded by Jaguar F-Type Coupe and Range Rover Sport SVR. Both models will share the stand alongside the Jaguar XJ and new XE, which celebrates its first outing in the show. Moreover, two extremely limited "Arabian Edition" 2016 versions of Range Rover Vogue SE and Range Rover Sport will celebrate their arrival at the Middle East region during the exclusive event. * Nissan's world famous motorsport and road car performance brand, NISMO, made its Middle East debut at a spectacular launch event in Dubai, heralding the next step in 'Innovation that Excites' for driving enthusiasts across the region. In addition to launching the performance marque, Nissan also confirmed the world premiere launch of the Patrol NISMO. Recognizing that off-roading and motorsports are the life-blood of local driving enthusias