MANAMA (ISA TOWN): Al Haddad Motors gave members of the Bahraini Media an opportunity to experience the performance of the dynamic Mercedes-Benz SUV range during an exhilirating all-day drive event held on Saturday the 13th of December at the off track course at the Bahrain International Circuit. Among the vehicles tested were the ML 63, ML 400, ML 500, GLK 250 as well as the the GL 500.
Graeme Newport, General Manager of Al Haddad Motors said: “Within the Mercedes-Benz Driving Events, this new initiative of the off-track drive day will expose the media to the performance of our powerful and versatile SUV vehicles. It takes a circuit like this one to experience the full capability and agility of a car like the all new ML 400 or the GLK 250, for example. ”
The Off Track Drive Day event which lasted from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM was one to remember above previous test drives because Al Haddad Motors provided 6 cars for the media, making it a major test drive of contemporary luxury SUV vehicles from Mercedes-Benz Bahrain.
Particpating members of the media were able to witness first hand the optimized and upgraded features that the range is equipped with, including AVS, a computer-controlled system that continuously adjusts shock absorber damping rates to inmprove ride comfort and handling on steep declines. The V6 GL-Class has options like the AIRMATIC package for better ride control which helps in getting over the toughest of roads and worst terrains.
Among the obstacles that the media hand to maneouver around were 70, 75 and 85 degree slopes, ditches as well as a seesaw on the water.
In addition, the test venue at the Bahrain International Circuit, is certified by FIA as a Grade A obstacle course, so participating media became fhte first group of general individuals to test this world-class racing circuit, with driving instructors from Mercedes-Benz as their mentors.
The launch this iniative highlights Al Haddad Motors unfaltering commitment to showcasing the passion and performance in their automobiles.