GMC exciting new launches for 2017 Dubai Motor Show
GMC confirms the Middle East launches for 2017 Dubai International Motor Show
GMC one of the key player in the automotive industry here in the Middle East and known as ‘Jims’ by the locals since the brand was introduced back in the 1930s. For GMC Middle East was the first region outside the US where the brand was introduced with 4×4 and 6×6 vehicles that were specifically developed for desert use. Its range of pick-up trucks, SUVs, and crossover vehicles are renowned for their capability, innovation, and engineering excellence.
Now, GMC has announced its line up of vehicles to be officially launched here at the 2017 Dubai Motor Show starting from 14 Nov. GMC’s all-new 2018 Terrain and 2018 Yukon Denali will both make their Middle East debuts, plus to treat the visitors a new special edition concept model will be on display for the first time anywhere in the world.
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A redesigned, second-generation version of GMC’s premium compact SUV, the all-new 2018 Terrain offers greater refinement and versatility and is packed with more standard and optional features and advanced safety technologies than ever before. The all-new styling signals the next chapter of the brand’s design language, evolving its signature cues with stronger, sharper and more sculpted elements. The all-new turbocharged engines include a 2.0L unit offering stronger acceleration and a higher degree of performance.
Also debuting at the show will be the 2018 Yukon Denali, featuring styling and trim enhancements, as well as a new, advanced 10-speed automatic transmission. Paired with the premium SUV’s 6.2L V-8 engine, this new gearbox enhances refinement with world-class shift smoothness, responsiveness, and quietness, enabling a lower numerical top gear ratio and contributing to greater efficiency.
“GMC’s rise as a premium brand is very much reflected by the striking design and confident stance of the all-new Terrain, and this new design language is set to elevate the whole brand as it is applied across other models in the future,” added Sbeih. “At the same time, the Denali sub-brand continues to set the bar for GMC performance, technology, and luxury, so the 2018 Yukon Denali is ideally placed to appeal to customers all over the Middle East.”
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The Acadia range will complete the GMC line-up at the show, represented on the stand by the premium 2018 Acadia Denali. Also available as an All-Terrain model with enhanced off-road capabilities, the GMC Acadia crossover is aimed at the heart of the midsize segment and designed to offer great versatility and refinement with more advanced safety technology and a more efficient powertrain, along with a legacy of functionality and spaciousness.