Lamborghini Urus wins ‘Best Luxury SUV Car’ award

Representatives of Samaco Automotive Company receive the award presented at a ceremony at the Jeddah Hilton.
Updated 08 July 2019

Lamborghini Urus wins ‘Best Luxury SUV Car’ award

The Lamborghini Urus has been named the “Best Luxury SUV Car” at the National Auto Award 2019, organized by PR Arabia in Jeddah, Samaco Automotive Company, the exclusive dealer of Lamborghini cars in Saudi Arabia, has announced.

The seventh edition of the awards, which were recently presented at a ceremony at the Jeddah Hilton, highlighted and recognized excellence in the Saudi automotive sector. The event was attended by a number of car distributors and specialists, in addition to members of the media.
The Lamborghini Urus won the award after being shortlisted through a public voting process.

The Urus features a 4.0 liter V8 twin-turbo engine delivering 650 hp at 6,000 rpm, maximum 6,800 rpm, and 850 Nm of maximum torque already at 2,250 rpm. With 162.7 hp/l, the Urus claims one of the highest power outputs in its class and the best weight-to-power ratio. The car accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.6 seconds, and from 0 to 200 km/h in 12.8 seconds, with a top speed of 305 km/h, making it the world’s fastest 4X4 car. To meet various driving conditions, the Lamborghini Urus features a selection of driving modes, including strada (street), sport, corsa (track), terra (gravel), sabbia (sand), and neve (snow).

Despite the fact that the Lamborghini Urus is an SUV car, it is much lighter than most of its competitors. This is mainly because the Italian automaker used a lightweight body in an aluminum composite design, making the car light as well as strong.

The model’s rear-wheel steering technology provides enormous ease when driving either on low or high speed around the corners. 

Mohammed Raffa, chief executive of Samaco Automotive Company, said the Lamborghini Urus deserves the prestigious accolade.

“This is of no surprise to us, Lamborghini cars are the world’s best luxury cars, and Urus is the last model ever made by this brand. Lamborghini Urus combines antiquity and modernity, it stands next to none in its category, and represents the ultimate formula of the modern car.”

The National Auto Awards are one of the top motorsport awards in the region. Every year, a panel of experts, the public and car enthusiasts take part in the voting to select their favorite cars. Assessments for both the categories are based on a series of stringent parameters, such as price, fuel efficiency, styling, comfort, safety, performance, practicality, technical innovation and build quality.


Malabar: Starlet Tamannaah opens new gold outlet in India

Updated 20 August 2019

Malabar: Starlet Tamannaah opens new gold outlet in India

Global jewelry retailer Malabar Gold & Diamonds launched its new showroom at Bannerghatta Road in Bengaluru on Aug. 16 — 26th in the state of Karnataka, India.

Indian film actress and Malabar Group’s brand ambassador Tamannaah Bhatia inaugurated the showroom in the presence of Chairman M.P. Ahammed, Managing Director (India Operations) Asher O, management team members of the group along with customers, media persons and guests. 

The showroom has an extensive collection of traditional and modern designs in tune with the taste of jewelry lovers. The group offers exquisite and beautiful jewelry — Ethnix — Handcrafted Designer Jewelry; Era — Uncut Diamond Jewelry; Mine — Diamonds Unlimited, Divine — Indian Heritage Jewelry, Precia — Gem Jewelry; and Starlet — Kids Jewelry. 

Malabar Gold & Diamonds has a product range that caters to tastes of all age group.

“We are thankful for the trust reposed by the customers. We are further expanding in the state of Karnataka in the days to come. We are committed to ensuring value for money to the customers by providing with high-quality products, new technology and through sincere trade,” said Ahammed.

Malabar Gold & Diamonds offers life-long maintenance service, one-year free insurance, zero deduction for gold exchange and buyback guarantee for all jewelry. 

The group has a retail network of 250 outlets spread across 10 countries.