19th April 2017
The all-new MINI Countryman delights crowds at the Qatar Motor Show
• Qatar Motor Show concludes successful first day with MINI highlight being the all-new MINI Countryman
• Also on display was the MINI convertible, MINI Clubman and MINI 3-door Hatch
Doha – The first day of the Qatar Motor Show saw guests delighted by the all new MINI Countryman thanks to Alfardan Automobiles, the official BMW Group Importer in Qatar. Taking place from 18th to 22nd April, the seventh edition of the Qatar Motor Show allows MINI enthusiasts to experience the biggest and most versatile model in the brand’s 57-year history.
The all New MINI Countryman has pursued its path to success both on and off-road. The large tailgate, five seats and optional all-wheel drive now gives an additional boost to the brand's advance into the premium compact segment. The latest generation of the MINI Countryman goes even further in terms of the model’s versatility, agility and premium character. Thanks to its powerful proportions, the new MINI Countryman has a particularly distinctive presence. Its unmistakable aura is defined by an extended ground clearance and raised seating position, further emphasised by the MINI ALL4 exterior look and high roof rails.
Mr. Ihab Allam, General Manager of Alfardan Automobiles, commented: “It’s been a great first day at the Qatar Motor Show and we are excited to have broung another great model to the region, further highlighting the importance of the Qatar market for the MINI brand. MINI being present at the Qatar Motor Show this year is a great step to further highlight the brand’s strong presence in Qatar which saw sales increase by 7% in 2016.”
Besides the all-new MINI Countryman, versatile MINI Clubman also gave fans of the brand a hands-on experience at the motor show. Also on display was the MINI Convertible with exterior design that comprises a balance between top-class elegance and sporty flair. Maintaining the classic MINI design features, the MINI Convertible is further enhanced with circular headlamps and rear lights with chrome surrounds, hexagonal radiator grille, black peripheral body surround, side turn indicator elements and a large selection of body finishes including the variant of Caribbean Aqua metallic.
The Qatar Motor Show took place at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre. Concluded on Saturday 22nd April, 2017, it brought together some of the most notable international carmakers highlighting their latest models as well as car accessory companies highlight the latest in auto and performance trends.