His Highness Sheikh Suroor bin Mohammed al Nahyan has signed a memorandum of understanding with Aston Martin chief executive Andy Palmer for a new Aston Martin showroom based at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi.
Richard Foulds, head of property management at Etihad Towers said: “We are thrilled to be able to share this exciting news.
“Aston Martin opening in Abu Dhabi is good news for us all, and we are especially pleased to be hosting their beautiful new showroom here.”
At the same time Abu Dhabi welcome the launch of the luxury car maker’s most intense and exhilarating track-only supercar to date, the Aston Martin Vulcan.
Born out of extensive motorsport experience and using the brand’s flair for design and engineering ingenuity, the 800-plus bhp, all-carbon fibre Vulcan is the marques most intense and exhilarating creation to date.
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Palmer said: “We are very much looking forward to opening a showroom in Abu Dhabi.
“The UAE market is extremely important for a luxury automotive brand like Aston Martin and Etihad Towers is the perfect location.”
He added: “Vulcan is not just a supercar, it represents 102 years of road and race experience and only 24 people in the world will be able to say they are part of this unique club.”
The new supercar is strictly limited to just 24 examples worldwide and allows owners the opportunity to precisely tailor their track day experience through a graduating scale of detailed power and dynamic performance adjustments.
Neil Slade, general manager Middle East & North Africa at Aston Martin, commented: “Aston Martin is much more than a car, it is a lifestyle and Etihad Towers reflects that lifestyle.
“The new dealership will allow us to take excellent care of our Middle Eastern clients and further enhance their experience of Aston Martin.”
Breaking Travel News was on hand as Aston Martin welcomed the new Vulcan sports car to Abu Dhabi – take a look at our exclusive gallery here.
There is more information on the official launch on the Abu Dhabi website.