Liberty unveils Opel 2013 line-up
Dubai, February 24, 2013
Liberty Automobiles, one of the largest GM dealerships in the UAE, has officially launched the 2013 Opel line-up in its showrooms.
An authorised dealer for Opel since 2002, the company recently unveiled the latest Opel models to a large crowd of car lovers, including VIPS and members of the press in its Dubai showroom, a statement from Liberty said.
Sheikh Khalid Abdul Aziz Al Qasimi, chairman of Liberty Group attended the launch, alongside the deputy consul general of the German Consulate in Dubai, Joerg Herrera; and two senior executives from Opel headquarters in Germany- Andrew Dunstan, executive director, Opel sales - Central & Eastern Europe and International Operations; and Jürgen Keller, director, Opel international operations.
Duncan Peat, managing director of Liberty Automobiles, said: “Opel is a brand that needs no introduction. Having recently celebrated its 150th anniversary, Opel is now the third-largest brand in the European passenger car market, and we are proud to welcome our principals from Opel’s German headquarters who have joined us today for this special occasion.”
“Opel has ambitious long-term growth plans which will see significant investment in our product portfolio, including 23 new models and 13 powertrains comprising three all-new engine families,” Dunstan said. “I am pleased to be here today with our UAE partner Liberty Automobiles to launch our current and highly competitive model line-up in the UAE, a key market for Opel here in the region.”
Gilbert Nassar, brand manager for Opel at Liberty Automobiles, said: “With Liberty’s experience as one of the most reputable automotive dealerships in the UAE, and Opel’s proven track record as a leading German automotive manufacturer, we look forward to exceeding customers’ expectations with the all new Opel line-up in the UAE.”
The 2013 line-up is refreshing, offering quality German engineering, combined with passion and performance, whilst delivering value for money, the statement said. On offer from Liberty Automobiles will be the sporty Opel Corsa, sculptured Opel Astra, classy Opel Insignia, clever Opel Meriva and the spacious Opel Zafira Tourer and their variants, including the Opel performance centre (OPC) models.
Liberty Automobiles has also enhanced its flagship Liberty Experience to include a 3-year/60,000km complimentary service and maintenance package, and a 3-year/100,000km complimentary warranty for every new Opel. – TradeArabia News Service
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