|17 March, 2019

Gear up for car stunts in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Engine Week scheduled from March 28 to April 6

Car enthusiasts in the Capital are in for a treat with customised vehicles performing drifts and stunts during a motor show next week.

The Abu Dhabi Engine Week, scheduled from March 28 to April 6, will present 10 days of activities in various locations across the emirate.

The event is expected to attract thousands of participants with various programmes, mainly five events - Custom Show Emirates and Abu Dhabi International Motor Show at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre; Club Social at Yas Beach; Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge in Yas Island and Western Region; and the WRX Championship at Yas Marina Circuit. In addition, there will be numerous concerts and citywide promotions throughout the 10 days.


"Abu Dhabi Engine Week is an exciting new addition to the Abu Dhabi entertainment calendar. I am sure that this new offering will serve to enhance Abu Dhabi's position as a leading tourism destination in the region," said Ali Hassan Al Shaiba, acting executive director of marketing and communication sector at the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi.

The Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec) will host the fifth edition of the Custom Show Emirates - the largest exhibition of modified cars and motorcycles in the Middle East. With the representation of over 80 international and 120 local companies, the event will include competitions for motorcycles and modified cars, bicycle and motorbike-building competitions. Visitors will be have access to the drifting arena, free demonstrations, remote-controlled cars arena, and various kids' entertainments, in addition to a car and motorcycle accessories exhibition.

Numerous motoring-related promotional offers, including car loans and discounts, will be available during the event. The Marina Mall will also be hosting a classic car show from March 31 to April 4.

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