Business Extra podcast: Supercars in the UAE - what's driving the trend?
The UAE has become a hotbed for bespoke high-end sportscars and supercars, but how do these manufacturers hope to cash in?
In this episode, host Chris Nelson talks to The National’s motoring editor Adam Workman about the rise of the hand-built sports and supercar industry in this country, the latest in automotive tech and how the maker of James Bond’s vehicle of choice, Aston Martin, has engineered a remarkable turnaround.
The UAE has become a hotbed for bespoke high-end sportscars and supercars, such as the Jannerelly Motors’ Design 1 retro-classic two-seater, and the Zarooq Sandracer 500GT – dubbed the first supercar for the desert – not to mention the W Motors Lykan hypercar.
So what is driving this trend and how do these manufacturers hope to cash in?
Updated: January 4, 2018 08:25 AM