Preview of two new GAC signature models– GS7 & GA8 – for the UAE market
Gargash Group, one of the largest distributors of premium and luxury cars in the UAE, in collaboration with GAC MOTOR, China’s top automakers, opened GAC Motor’s new showroom to the public in the UAE.
To mark the official opening of the flagship showroom on October 31, 2018, a distinguished gathering of automobile enthusiasts and special guests were held by Gargash Group, as they were invited to visit the showroom and celebrate this milestone. The evening ceremony was inaugurated by Mrs. Li Lingbing, the Consul General of the P.R. China in Dubai, Mr. ZENG Qinghong, the Chairman of GAC GROUP, Mr. Samir Gargash, the Chairman of Gargash Group and Mr. Shehab Gargash, the CEO of MD & Group, Gargash Group, in the presence of international delegations from GAC, senior Gargash Group executives and media friends.
Located at one of the city’s most-trafficked thoroughfares, the new showroom will take advantage of its strategic location to further enhance its brand awareness in the UAE. The spacious new showroom with all sale services under one roof, will greatly improve the living convenience of new and existing customers in Dubai and other emirates.
The new showroom is a part of Gargash Group’s major dealership expansion plans, and a significant move for the marque. Having a flagship showroom in Dubai places GAC MOTOR in the heart of the growing economy and reflects the overwhelming response that the brand has received over the years.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Shehab Gargash, MD & Group CEO, Gargash Group said: “We are extremely pleased to bring quality Chinese engineering prowess to our markets in the form of GAC cars. The future looks bright for our solid plans in partnership with our friends at GAC Motor.”
Mr. Wang Shun Sheng, Deputy General Manager, GAC MOTORS, International Sales Company said: “It gives us immense pride to deepen our association and be a part of the Gargash Motors’ family. GAC MOTOR has persistently implemented the highest international standards to deliver world-class quality that rivals the very best in the industry. We have received great response from our existing customers and our cars are hit both among the fleet operators as well as the individuals.With the launch of GS7 and GA8, we are anticipating great interest from potential buyers as well. Our motive is to provide our customers the best in class at the most affordable price.”
The launch ceremony also unveiled the automaker’s star models GS7 and GS8 which will now be available for test drives and sales at the new showroom.
The GA8 is a bestseller among Chinese luxury sedans internationally and is a showpiece of China’s high-end manufacturing industries. In addition to its composed exterior design, the sedan excels in functionality and riding comfort with features such as;
- All-new second generation 320T/280T turbocharged engine with leading Aisin 6AT gearbox
- Fully-independent four-wheel suspension system and EPS precision electric power steering system
- Light and shadow sculpture 2.0 design concept and streamlined car body with all-LED jewel headlights
- Sublime interior amenities completed with rosewood interior panels, NAPPA leather-lined seats and door trim featuring artisanal diamond quilting with authentic leather
The second star model targeting the compact SUV market, the GS7, has been praised as the “A New Generation Blockbuster SUV” by The New York Times and an “Impressive Worldwide Debut” by Forbes. Designed for the young generation, the GS7 offers features such as:
- Powered by 320T engine that offers a maximum power of 148kW (201.28 horsepower) at 1,750 RPM and peak torque of 320N·m.
- G-CPMA (Cross-Platform Modular Architecture) provides a vigorous stance, a large, comfortable space, a smart entertainment system and robust power control
For the upcoming months, GAC Motor will promote all the car models including the latest GS7 SUVs and the GA8 sedan, in the UAE through a series of marketing campaigns including an exciting new promotion and attractive after sale service package. The new promotion will include:
- 0% down payment
- Free service for 2 years / 40,000 km (on select models)
- 5 years / 100,000 km manufacturer warranty (whichever comes first)
- Pay in 2019
Gargash Group, known as the expert in delivering quality vehicles to the clientele in the Middle East, aims to continue these efforts with GAC MOTOR. Since its presence of over 100 years in the market, Gargash Group focuses on delivering premium quality products with perfect understanding of local markets and regional insights. Innovation, better service and solutions to all UAE customers have been the goal and focus of the company over the years.