INFINITI QX80 achieves 42% growth in the premium SUV segment


Setting a new benchmark with its commanding design, refined performance and impressive capability


Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has announced that the INFINITI QX80 achieved 42% sales growth in the premium SUV segment from January to June 2017.

Salah Yamout, Director of Sales and Marketing at Arabian Automobiles Company, commented: “The INFINITI QX80 has clearly set a new benchmark in the premium full-size SUV segment during the first half of 2017. The vehicle’s commanding design, refined performance and impressive capability set it apart, and it further distinguishes itself as a noticeably luxurious offering in its segment as it continues to achieve excellent sales growth year on year.”

Much more than its full-size stature, the QX80 expresses confidence in the commanding clarity of its lines and the dynamic sculpting of its curves. It is an invitation to live audaciously. Modern materials and rich textures create an interior that is unforgettable in its welcome. Warmth and elegance fill an immense, sophisticated space, while thoughtful design reflects the needs of anyone or anything that you bring on the journey.  

The Private Jet, now street legal which features leather-appointed, spacious captains’ chairs that support passengers in total comfort even on long journeys. With comfortable seating for up to eight adult passengers, you’ll never have to leave anyone behind.  

Designed to be both more powerful and more efficient, the QX80’s 5.6-liter V8 engine delivers 400 hp and 560 Nm of torque for an exhilarating ride both on and off road, while also giving the vehicle up to 2,000kg of impressive towing capacity. Other power and confidence-enhancing features include Variable Valve Event and Lift technology that enhances throttle response as well as economy.

To discover the QX80’s inimitable ride, customers are invited to visit their nearest Arabian Automobiles center for a test drive which will deliver a first-class experience that puts innovative technology and luxury at their fingertips.  

About Arabian Automobiles Company:

Arabian Automobiles Company (AAC) is the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group. With over 49 years in the business, AAC is one of the leading automotive dealers in the GCC and exclusive distributor for Nissan, INFINITI and Renault vehicles in Dubai and the Northern Emirates.

Arabian Automobiles became the first automotive company in the UAE to be awarded the prestigious ‘Dubai Quality Gold Award’ by Dubai Economy in May 2017. In the same month, INFINITI won ‘Best Performing Brand’ in the automotive category of the Dubai Service Excellence Scheme; an accolade previously won by Nissan in 2016 and Renault in 2015. In 2015, Arabian Automobiles received the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum business award for most outstanding performance and in 2013 it became the first private company in the UAE to enter the prestigious Palladium Balanced Score Card Hall of Fame for strategy execution. Arabian Automobiles Company is currently the holder of Nissan Motor Company’s ‘World Aftersales Progress Club Global Award’ and is the only Nissan distributor to have won the award for the ninth year in a row. The company was named ‘Champion Distributor’ by Nissan Motor Company for the third consecutive year in 2013 and was also awarded ‘Dealer of the Year’ by Renault for 3 consecutive years from 2011 to 2013.  

Across its Dubai and Northern Emirates network, Arabian Automobiles operates:

  • 13 new vehicle sales showrooms of Nissan, 6 new INFINITI centers and 4 new vehicle sales showroom of Renault
  • 6 certified pre-owned car facilities
  • 24Hrs Service Center at Ras Al Khor, Dubai
  • Central Logistics Centre at Dubai Industrial City
  • 16 service centres
  • 90 minute Express Service
  • 14 spare parts outlets
  • Arabian Automobiles is ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certified.