Global carmakers have gathered in Beijing, to show off their wares as competition intensifies and growth slows in the world's biggest auto market, with the key SUV and new energy vehicle sectors the focus of attention.
The Bloodhound SSC vehicle is bids to break the current land speed record of 763mph or 1228km/h. The bid to break the land-speed record was due to have taken place this year on a specially prepared dried out lake bed in South Africa, but has now been postponed until 2017 due to lack of necessary funds. Although the Bloodhound SSC is a private venture, it has substantial in-kind support from the UK government and is being used as a education resource with the hope that it will encourage more pupils to follow science and technology-related courses.
Business lifestyle is more exciting today than it ever was before. It’s luxurious, it’s charming, and it exudes personality. And what better way to compliment that than a powerful machine as your accessory?
Abdul Wahab Ziaullah, a 27-year-old former Texas A&M at Qatar (TAMUQ) engineering student built the first Qatari made concept car – Elibriea. He plans to start manufacturing the luxury vehicle within the next two years.
Many of the most luxurious are owned by wealthy Arabs, including seven of the most expensive 15 superyachts in the world. But all of them are set to be overtaken by Triple Deuce. The superyacht’s broker claims it will be the longest and most expensive privately owned in the world when it is launched in 2018. At a whopping 728 feet it is expected to cost well over $1bn.