Ras Al Khaimah to host region's first international motor show for exotic and custom cars and bikes
- United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, November 06 - 2012 at 16:21
- PRESS RELEASE
The largest display of exotic, one-of-a-kind custom cars and motorcycles ever seen in the UAE will form the centerpiece of the first-ever Ras Al Khaimah Motor Show from 14 to 17 November in Rak Expo Centre, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Talib Bin Saqir Al Qassimi, Director General of Ras Al Khaimah Police Directorate.
Models on display include the world's only Audi R8 GTR-Z PPI, a Camaro SS from the exclusive E-Milano Cars, a very special BMW X-5, and one of only 10 Mercedes SL55s in full carbon fiber.
Among the attractions will be classic cars, dragsters, modified trucks, custom bikes, tractors and buggies. The Custom Garage will give live airbrush demonstrations on car hoods and show how to install a top-spec sound system, while Motor Sport Solutions will put on three types of drifting events each day - one of them featuring RCD, or remote-control drifting.
A four-man jury of experts will award prizes in competitions for a wide range of categories such as Best Engine, Best Classic, Best sound System, Best Display and Best Custom Bike.
"The RAK Motor Show will be a world-class event featuring the most spectacular array of special cars imaginable," said Basem Assi, marketing and events manager of organizers Electromed.
"Our aim is to bring together a truly unique collection of special and classic cars and bikes, a wide range of performance and customizing specialists, and exciting entertainment. There will be something for every automotive taste," added Assi.
Participating organizations include Al Futtaim Dodge, RAK Bank, armored car specialist Streit Group, F1 clutch-maker Exedy, Royal Customs, RAK Motors, the Delta General Trading audio systems and spare parts group, the RAK Police and more.
Platinum sponsor for the RAK Motor Show is Gargash Enterprises, the General distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah & Fujairah.
"We are honored to participate in such a distinctive exhibition, which will be held for the first time in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. The show will bring together some of the most prominent exotic and custom cars and motor bikes in the world," said Wassim Derbi, Marketing Manager of Gargash Enterprises.
"Our participation in this event is part of our commitment to support specialized local events, and our continued interaction with our customers in Ras Al Khaimah order to meet and satisfy their expectations," added Derbi.
The RAK Motor Show will run from 4-11 pm each day at the RAK Exhibition Centre next to the Hilton Hotel.
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