Volkswagen organized the largest ever regional gathering of Volkswagen fans and owners at exclusive event held at the Dubai Autodrome on April 21. Over 150 cars and 300 owners from Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates participated in the invitation only Volkswagen ‘Dub Drive GCC 2017’ event to showcase their their love for the unique cars from Volkswagen and to travel in a convoy across Dubai.
The first-of-its-kind gathering in the GCC region witnessed the participation of many classic, limited edition and production Volkswagen models. 150 vehicles participated in a convoy around Dubai, before converging at the Dubai Autodrome for track laps and a gala celebration of the Volkswagen brand. In the runup to the event, many of the drivers from Bahrain, Oman and Saudi Arabia had driven thousands of kilometers directly from their home countries to participate in the event.
Speaking about the gathering, Andrew Savvas, Brand Director, Volkswagen Middle East said that the gathering highlighted the brand’s dedication to its customers in the region through its extensive dealer network.
He added, “We thrive on customer satisfaction; delivering Volkswagen brand events that excite our customers are essential to push us to better serve our customers. The turnout at our first event has been outstanding, and we are planning bigger and better things for next year’s event,”.
Golf GTI owner, Hamad Al-Hajry from Oman said: “I have been a member of my local Volkswagen car team for over four years, and this is the first time that I have travelled outside of Oman to participate in an event of this scale. I would like to thank Volkswagen Middle East and the team organisers for the support and allowing me to be a part of such a unique and extraordinary event.”
Organizers from the worlds biggest Volkswagen Clubs attended the event, in a bid to connect fans worldwide. The convoy, comprising over 150 vehicles, moved seamlessly through the streets of Dubai with the support of the RTA, civil defense and Dubai Police, creating a network of clear routes for the ultimate Volkswagen fans.
Manju Mathew, an MBA in marketing, completed publisher training courses from the Oxford Brookes University and New York University. She started with marketing and PR roles before moving on to her current position as a full time writer. Currently living in Dubai, her life as an expat has sharpened her observation skills and flair for writing. She enjoys writing about luxury cars like Ferrari, Lamborghini, etc even if she can only dream of owning them.
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
© 2017 Morjan Media LLC. All Rights Reserved.