Passione Ferrari finally arrived in Kuwait with the Ferrari 488 Challenge debuting for the first time along with a special appearance of the first Icona model, Monza SP1. A literally electrifying event brought over 250 Ferrari fans to Kuwait Motor Town and almost 100 Ferraris took part in the biggest parade ever done in Kuwait ahead of the launch of the new Ferrari F8 Tributo. The F8 Tributo demonstrated why it represents the highest expression of the Prancing Horse’s classic two-seater berlinetta at its grand entrance in Kuwait. What an unbelievable event and we thank our valuable customers for making it such a special evening. We had it all, Kuwait’s finest ever lightning storm, a mouth watering Classiche collection, over 100 of the world’s finest sports cars and over customer track driving experiences.
Following its recent global launch at Geneva Motor Show, the all new Ferrari F8 Tributo, homage to the most powerful V8 in Ferrari History, was unveiled yesterday by Al Zayani, the sole authorized dealer of Ferrari in Kuwait, in an exclusive Prancing Horse festival held at the new Kuwait Motor Town (KMT), the latest exciting automotive destination in the region. This beautiful new product is currently touring the GCC market, to allow loyal Ferrarista to see the model in their home markets.
The F8 Tributo is the new mid-rear-engined sports car that represents the highest expression of the Prancing Horse’s classic two-seater berlinetta. It is a car with unique characteristics and, as its name implies, is an homage to the most powerful V8 in Ferrari history.
The new model was revealed to an exclusive selection of VIP clients during an evening presentation hosted by Mohammed Dawleh, General Manager at Al Zayani and Giorgio Turri, General Manager, Ferrari Middle East. This emotionally charged moment concluded a day of exhilarating Ferrari action that commenced with a triumphant parade through the streets of Kuwait to KMT, and a special appearance of the Monza SP1.
The high-octane schedule also featured a display of automotive excellence, in the form of a Ferrari Challenge show, in which Tani Hanna, regional champion took part.The showcase of track activities produced a thrilling symphony of roaring engines throughout the afternoon, testing the handling of the new 488 Challenge vehicle to its limits.
Nail Al Zayani, Owner, Al Zayani commented, “This was an incredible moment for the Ferrari community in Kuwait. The reveal of the Ferrari F8 Tributo acted as a fitting conclusion to two days packed full of exciting Ferrari activities for our valued clientele. We were proud to hold our event for the first time at Kuwait Motoring Town, a destination that is perfectly poised to hold a special place in the hearts of Ferrarista here in Kuwait.”
Giorgio Turri, General Manager, Ferrari Middle East added, “Today’s event underlined the power and the prestige of the Ferrari lifestyle here in Kuwait. We are proud to showcase some of our most beautiful models together with the Ferrari Challenge at one of the world’s latest state-of-the-art racing tracks. The F8 Tributo is the most powerful V8 engine to date, carrying forward our legacy of delivering world-class design and unbeatable excitement to our loyal fans. I would like to thank Al Zayani for their passionate support of the brand in Kuwait.”
Mohammed Dawleh, General Manager, Al Zayani concluded: “The launch of the F8 Tributo was very well received by Ferrari enthusiasts here in Kuwait and we expect it to be very popular among our discerning clientele.The F8 Tributo pushes further the boundaries of automotive excellence, delivering on the ethos of Ferrari that was set by its founder Enzo Ferrari when he said the best Ferrari is always the next one.”