Souk Al Marfa revs up for weekend epic supercars event


Iconic car show opens on Friday, 10 September with exclusive line-up of more than 150 supercars 

Dubai: Motor along to Souk Al Marfa at Deira Islands, the new waterfront souk and marketplace by Nakheel, and explore a diverse line-up of the most iconic supercars this Friday, 10 September from 4pm to 10pm. 

Located at Village 4 in Souk Al Marfa, the free-to-enter show will feature more than 150 classic, vintage, sports and 4×4 cars.

In association with 21 of Dubai’s most prestigious car clubs, Souk Al Marfa’s supercars event will showcase powerful engines and feature unique designs, allowing car enthusiasts to relish in a variety of hardcore sport, classic and SUV models such as Ford Mustang, Dodge Challenger Hellcat, Toyota Supra, Nissan GT-R R35 Nissan Z, Camaro, Jeep, FJ Cruiser and more. 

Omar Khoory, Chief Assets and Hospitality Officer at Nakheel, commented: “We are gearing up for an exciting weekend at Souk Al Marfa, hosting over 150 supercars and welcoming auto fans of all ages to experience the aesthetic brilliance of these models and watch their favourite cars participate in competitions. We look forward to welcoming visitors to this exciting show, where they will also experience Dubai’s newest one-stop shop marketplace.”

Salem Al Suwaidi, Co-founder of UAE Car Clubs said: “We are pleased to join forces with Souk Al Marfa to bring this exciting supercar show to life at Dubai’s newest wholesale market. We look forward to welcoming visitors from across the UAE and hope they will enjoy this riveting experience.” 

The exhilarating car show will also feature a competition, where all 150 supercars will be competing across multiple categories including: Best American Sport, Best American Saloon, Best Off-road, Best SUV, Best Classic, Best KDM, Best JDM (2 doors), Best JDM (4 doors), Best Engine, Best Wrapping, Best Lady-Driven, Best Airbrush, Best 4×4 truck, Best Paint / Body.  Visitors are expected to maintain social distancing protocols and wear a mask at all times. 

More than 450 shops are currently operating in Souk Al Marfa with 300 more set to open in the next month. Souk Al Marfa’s operating hours are from 10 am to 10 pm Sunday to Wednesday, 2 pm to 12 midnight on Friday and 10 am to 12 midnight Thursday and Saturday.

About Nakheel:

Dubai-based Nakheel is a world-leading master developer whose innovative, landmark projects form an iconic portfolio of master communities and residential, retail, hospitality and leisure developments that are pivotal to realising Dubai’s vision. Nakheel’s waterfront projects, including the world-famous, award-winning Palm Jumeirah, have added more than 300 kilometres to Dubai’s original, 70km coastline, paving the way for the development of hundreds of seafront homes, resorts, hotels and attractions. 

Nakheel’s master developments span 15,000 hectares, accommodate nearly 300,000 people and provide a growing range of destinations, attractions and facilities for Dubai’s citizens, residents and tourists. They include Palm Jumeirah, The World, Jumeirah Islands, Jumeirah Park, Jumeirah Village, Al Furjan, The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Jebel Ali Village, Dragon City, Nad Al Sheba Villas, Warsan Village, International City and the upcoming Deira Islands – a new destination for tourism, living and leisure at Dubai’s oldest, most traditional trading hub. 

Nakheel Malls owns and operates a diverse range of world-class retail experiences with a distinct portfolio of iconic lifestyle, shopping, dining and entertainment destinations across Dubai. Palm Jumeirah is home to The Pointe, featuring the world’s largest fountain, The Palm Fountain, as well as Nakheel Mall, Golden Mile Galleria, Club Vista Mare, The Palm Monorail, Palm West Beach, and the recently opened observation deck, The View, at the top of The Palm Tower.  Nakheel Malls’ expanding portfolio also includes distinguished, large-scale shopping centres such as Ibn Battuta Mall, Dragon Mart, Souk Al Marfa and Circle Mall, and retail Pavilions at eight Nakheel residential communities. 

Nakheel Hospitality’s project portfolio comprises a diverse range of hotels and resorts, including five star, luxury establishments, family-friendly resorts and stylish, modern hotels. The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm, Premier Inn Ibn Battuta Mall, Avani Ibn Battuta, ibis Styles Dragon Mart, Premier Inn Dragon Mart and the Riu Dubai are open, with the Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai opening in 2021. Nakheel Hospitality’s project collection also includes a range of community clubs and restaurants across Dubai. 

Nakheel Residential Leasing’s portfolio currently comprises 17,000 villas and apartments at The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Jebel Ali Village, Al Furjan, Nad Al Sheba Villas, Palm Jumeirah, Badrah, Veneto and International City.