Audi Saudi Arabia announced the largest gathering of Audi R8 vehicles in the Middle East under the sponsorship of SAMACO Automotive, the exclusive dealer of Audi in Saudi Arabia, where the company invited Audi R8 owners to enjoy a full day of driving activities in Jeddah. The event observed social distancing and Covid-19 prevention measures.
Members of the Audi R8 Owners Club gathered at the assembly point at the Audi Center in Jeddah, located at the intersection of Prince Muhammad Bin Abdulaziz (Tahlia) Street to Madinah Road. A parade of 25 Audi R8 vehicles, accompanied by the Audi Saudi Arabia team, started their journey towards the city of roses and the bride of resorts (Taif), which is about 180 km from Jeddah. The customers spent a full day of driving activities and visited a number of touristic places amidst the wonderful nature, including the regions of Al-Hada and Al-Shafa. The parade of Audi R8 cars in various streets of Taif attracted the attention and admiration of the people of Taif.
Before sunset, Audi R8 Owners Club members drove their cars back to Jeddah, where more events were specially prepared for them.
Mr. Neil Lines, General Manager of Audi brand at SAMACO Automotive, commented on the occasion of this special day: "Audi Saudi Arabia strives to be as close as possible to its customers, and this special and exclusive event is one of the activities that contribute to strengthening and enhancing the relationship with them.”
"I would like to take this opportunity to thank the President and members of the Audi R8 Owners Club for their tireless efforts to enhance communication between the owners of Audi R8 vehicles and SAMACO Automotive Company.” He added.