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aster, more powerful and more efficient than ever before, the eighth generation of the Porsche 911 has arrived in Bahrain. Revealed at a special event held by Porsche Centre Bahrain, the rear-wheel drive 911 Carrera S highlighted the design and performance evolution of the brand’s most iconic sports car. The rear-engine model range has been redesigned and now showcases a more muscular look that pays tribute to its past, while also embracing the future with technology woven into its DNA. Colin Sattar, GM of Porsche Centre Bahrain, says: “Just like the first generation, the latest 911 is a sports car for the new era. Our icon has once again evolved and is now more powerful, more emotional, and more efficient than its predecessors. It is the best 911 Porsche has ever produced.”

l Haddad Motors - Mercedes-Benz is offering three maintenance services that will help you beat the heat and keep your vehicle in top shape. Get a free check-up on your vehicle’s air conditioner carried out by Mercedes-Benz certified technicians and receive up to 30-per-cent savings on A/C repairs and disinfection. The company is also offering quick and efficient repairs for minor damage through its Mercedes-Benz SMART Repairs. With state-of-the-art technology, deterioration to your vehicle’s paintwork and headlights that are caused by the excessive heat as well as small dents and scratches can be easily fixed. Add the company’s Service Contracts for complete peace of mind. Get your service from Al Haddad Motors and you’ll receive a complete service history for the duration of the service contract. There are also savings up to 20 per cent on an array of benefits and rewards through a loyalty scheme.

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he BMW Group is adjusting frequency to up the tempo of its electromobility expansion programme. The company will now achieve the total of 25 electrified models previously announced for 2025 two years earlier, in 2023. Thanks to flexible vehicle architectures for fully-electric, plug-in hybrid and combustion engine drive trains. More than half of the 25 models will be fully electric. “We are moving up a gear in the transformation towards sustainable mobility, thereby making our company fit for the future. Over the past two years, we have consistently taken numerous decisions that we are now bringing to the roads. By 2021, we will have doubled our sales of electrified vehicles compared with 2019,” said Harald Krüger, of BMW. “We expect to see a steep growth curve towards 2025: Sales of our electrified vehicles should increase by an average of 30 per cent every year.”

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