Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Co. Leaves a Lasting Impression at the Geneva International Motor Show Qatar 2023
Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Co., the authorized distributor of Nissan and INFINITI in Qatar, captivated guests and media at the Geneva International Motor Show Qatar 2023 by unveiling a stunning array of cars and SUVs designed for both today and tomorrow. Their exhibition stand, spanning 644 square meters, provided a VIP and media audience with an exclusive preview of their impressive lineup of vehicles from Nissan and INFINITI, ranging from advanced luxury models to robust family SUVs.
At their exhibition booth, Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Co. introduced motor enthusiasts with Nissan Ariya, an all-electric family SUV that has received extensive critical acclaim. This remarkable vehicle is anticipated to arrive in Qatar soon.
Nassim Mourani, General Manager Automotive Group at Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Company, said: “We are thrilled to have this prominent position at the Geneva International Motor Show Qatar 2023 to showcase the best of the Nissan and INFINITI. We are proud of the innovation on display and delighted to introduce customers to the Nissan Ariya electric vehicle: an SUV that helps a difference to our people and planet. We encourage motor enthusiasts to visit our stand during this premium Motor Show.”
Visitors to the Nissan and INFINITI stand have viewed an impressive variety of vehicles. Nissan’s offering included a range of vehicles from a sporty coupe to powerful full-size SUVs: on display was the all-new Nissan Z, all-new Nissan X-Trail, Nissan Pathfinder, Nissan Patrol and Patrol Nismo, and the Nissan Ariya electric SUV.
The Nissan Z boasts classic sports car styling, a driver-focused cockpit, and iconic design elements that make it unmistakably a Nissan Z. With a powerful 400hp twin-turbo V6 engine, a dynamically balanced chassis for superb cornering grip, and stylish features like 19" RAYS® forged alloy wheels, the Z delivers thrills with soul. Choose between a 6-Speed manual transmission with SynchroRev Match® or a 9-Speed automatic transmission with Manual Shift Mode and Downshift Rev Matching, all complemented by a digital dashboard designed with input from Super GT race driver Tsugio Matsuda.
The 2023 Nissan X-TRAIL introduces a new Intelligent 4x4 system for quicker power transfer, enhancing stability and off-road traction. It offers a Drive Mode Selector with five modes (Off-Road, Snow, Auto, Eco, and Sports) and Hill Descent Control. It's powered by a new 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine generating 181hp and 244Nm of torque, paired with a CVT with paddle-shift controls.
The iconic Nissan Patrol has always been the pinnacle of versatility. It is now also the pinnacle of luxury. The new Nissan Patrol brings its rugged reputation and a refinement that focuses on the details. Boasting a a larger 5.6-liter V8 that generates 400 horsepower and 560NM of torque for ultimate performance in the toughest of conditions.
The Nissan Patrol NISMO is a legendary creation. Conceived by elite engineers, honed on the racetrack, and cherished by its owners, the NISMO represents the pinnacle of performance, luxury, and reverence. Rigorous testing, extensive engineering, and relentless pursuit of perfection have sculpted the ultimate driving experience. Meticulously tuned for flawlessness, the NISMO boasts redefined aerodynamics, race-proven engineering, and a Takumi engine that is nothing less than extraordinary. The commanding growl of its exhaust emanates from a legendary V8 powerplant, delivering an impressive 428 HP.
The Nissan Pathfinder has remained a steadfast member of the Nissan SUV family for many years, and it maintains its legacy in 2023. Powering the 2023 Nissan Pathfinder is a robust 3.5-liter V6 engine delivering 284 horsepower and 259 lb-ft of torque. This power flows seamlessly through a nine-speed automatic transmission and is distributed to all four wheels with the assistance of Nissan's Intelligent 4x4 system.
Inaugurating a fresh chapter for Nissan, the Nissan Ariya electric SUV distinguishes itself with its captivating design, embodying the company's novel design philosophy known as "Timeless Japanese Futurism," and a spacious interior. It promises an enjoyable driving encounter, combining practicality, sophistication, and a luxurious cabin. Soon to arrive in Qatar, this innovative electric vehicle provides a sneak peek into the future of transportation.
Visitors to the Nissan and INFINITI booth were treated to a glimpse of INFINITI's fresh brand makeover, aimed at deepening customer engagement and delivering a sense of 'thoughtful hospitality' across all customer interactions. This revamped aesthetic draws inspiration from the brand's rich Japanese heritage and echoes INFINITI's enduring belief that personal, rewarding experiences hold greater significance than the mere vehicle itself. This evolved look and atmosphere elevate the INFINITI hallmark of a comprehensive ownership journey, paving the way for a promising new era for the brand.
INFINITI's stable of SUVs, including the QX80, QX60, and QX55, exemplify the culmination of a brand history spanning four decades. INFINITI has consistently introduced pioneering technologies, daring designs, and innovations that have been instrumental in propelling the automotive industry forward.
The 2023 INFINITI QX80 is offered in three grades (Sensory, ProActive, Black Edition), all with INFINITI All-Mode® Four-Wheel Drive. The QX80 blends aesthetics and functionality with a bold, angular, and powerful facade. The signature double arch grille draws from Japanese origami, while subtle chrome details enhance its elegance. The QX80 boasts a 400hp, 5.6-liter V8 engine paired with a 7-speed automatic transmission featuring Downshift Rev Matching for an engaging drive.
The all-new INFINITI QX60, a cornerstone model, introduces a refined, modern design with an upright stance, a contrasting roof, and Japanese-inspired details like an origami-inspired grille and ripple-like leather seats.
Under the hood, it boasts a 279hp 3.5-liter V6 engine paired with a new 9-speed automatic transmission, providing a quiet, confident, and responsive drive. Intelligent All-Wheel Drive is available, engaging quickly for increased grip, and it can redistribute torque for better traction using Active Brake Limited Slip functionality.
Drawing inspiration from the iconic INFINITI FX, the QX55 boasts a dynamic roofline and premium midsize crossover aesthetics. It combines progressive design with groundbreaking technologies to connect luxury drivers with the road ahead, featuring INFINITI InTouch™ with wireless Apple CarPlay® integration for a seamless tech experience. The QX55 is powered by a responsive and efficient 2.0L VC-Turbo 4-cylinder engine. Inside, its premium interior offers luxurious comfort and impeccable craftsmanship, making your daily commute a pleasure. Unlike other luxury vehicles, the dynamic QX55 blurs the line between a crossover and a sports coupe.