motoring - The final Defenders
Written by Oryx
Land Rover recently announced that 2015 will be the final year for its esteemed Defender Series, the model that started it all and traces its origins to 1948 at the beach in Red Wharf Bay, Anglesey, where Maurice Wilks first sketched the original Land Rover and the company’s trio of new, special-edition models, were revealed.
Qatar Motor Show
Attracting more than 150,000 car lovers and trade professionals, the Qatar Motor Show brings together leading car makers from around the world at the Middle East’s showcase automotive demonstration. The free event features new models as well as supercars, concept cars, custom cars from style centres, and automotive designers. Outdoor demonstrations of motocross are featured as well as thrilling test drives of some of the most high-powered showcase vehicles.
Held at the Qatar National Convention Centre, February 6–10, the 5th Annual Qatar Motor Show will highlight the automotive industry’s most creative car designs and cutting-edge technology, providing an adrenalin rush for both visitors and exhibitors.
In addition to the usual array of mid-size cars, this year’s show will be paying special emphasis to SUVs and motorcycles, ensuring there is something for everyone at the event. In addition to the vehicles themselves, car accessory companies are on hand to demonstrate the latest auto and performance trends and gadgets.