Published: 26/04/2009 7:26 am
Automobile news to keep you ahead
The new Octavia from Skoda is available in a basic Classic and a more upmarket Ambiente version. A 75kW fuel-injected 1.6-litre petrol engine is common to both versions, as is a six-speed tiptronic transmission with a manual override function.
The Ambiente offers a long list of features. Among the safety features are electronic stability programme (ESP), anti-lock braking system (ABS), dual front and side airbags and rear park assist.
In addition, a very rigid safety cell and progressive crumple zone is built into the body. The luxury and convenience features include power steering, power windows with an anti-pinch feature, height adjustable, leather-bound steering wheel and seats upholstered in a plush, dual-tone fabric. In addition, remote central locking is standard, as is a dual-zone climatronic climate control air conditioning system, cruise control and a multi-function display. Available at Zubair Automotive.
TEMSA Safari SD
Safari SD, the stunning new super bus from TEMSA which is rolled out from TEMSA GLOBAL's manufacturing facilities in Egypt is all set to redefine luxury and take bus travel in Oman to the next level.
After its resounding success in Europe as the leading brand for high-end buses and coaches, Temsa surges ahead with the vision to become a world-class global brand in the high-end segment.
This coach offers superior luxury along with exceptional performance and enhanced safety.
With an overall length of 12m, the coach has aerodynamic contours and aesthetically conceived interiors. It is designed for more relaxing long-distance journeys offering ergonomically reclining seats with adjustable pitch, excellent air-conditioning and reduced noise levels. The European style and elegance of the coach add up to its attractiveness among tour operators, hotels, corporations and government agencies that opt for utmost comfort and safety. Available at Towell Auto Centre
Ford Fusion promises to offer more in terms of luxury, comfort and performance. The ambient lighting feature allows the driver to personalise the interior.
The Fusion's drivetrain constitutes a 160hp, 2.3L Duratec engine, which is seamlessly mated to an advanced five-speed-automatic transmission. Fully independent front- and rear-suspension systems give Fusion smooth and confident handling.
Fusion boasts of a lengthy list of safety features including Ford's personal safety system, antilock braking system (ABS), dual and side curtain airbags, securilock anti-theft system and latch to name a few. Luxury features include auto air-conditioner, leather upholstery, cruise control, in-dash 6-CD/Mp3 changer, audio input jack for ipod, steering mounted audio and speed controls, power moonroof, leather seats and keyless entry pad. Available at Arabian Motors
Infiniti G Sedan
The Infiniti G35 sedan is designed to create a powerful driving sensation - from its rewarding performance and sophisticated exterior to its finely crafted interior and intuitive technology. The front of the new G is highlighted by its L-shaped headlights and the dramatic Infiniti signature grille.
To impart tight tolerances and an exacting fit of the complex front fascia, Infiniti developed a new production process for headlight installation, as well as securing the aluminium hood with dual latches located at the two front corners. In the rear, the refined, evolutional L-shaped LED taillights express the G heritage and the Infiniti design identity. Available at Suhail Bahwan Automotive