#BH52: Bahrain – A Haven for Automotive Enthusiasts and Collectors

Bahrain has established itself as a prominent hub for luxury cars in the Middle East. The Kingdom’s affluent population, combined with its strategic location and strong economic growth, has attracted renowned luxury car brands to set up showrooms and dealerships in Bahrain. From iconic sports cars to elegant sedans and SUVs, Bahrain offers a wide range of luxury vehicles to cater to the discerning tastes of its residents and visitors.

Behbehani Motors diversified into the automotive retail industry in 1957, becoming the distributor of Volkswagen cars in Bahrain. In 1967, the dealership added Porsche to its imports. Jeep, Chrysler, RAM, and Dodge joined the Behbehani fleet and an exclusive Audi showroom opened in 2006 as well. Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Lamborghini, Bentley and Skoda became the most recent additions to Behbehani’s offerings.

Euro Motors has been a renowned dealership in the Kingdom’s automotive industry and has since come a long way. Starting with BMW, the dealership introduced many premium brands such as MINI, Land Rover, Rolls-Royce, Ferrari and Maserati to the Kingdom.

Zayani Motors, a subsidiary of Al Zayani Investments is the exclusive and authorized dealer of Mitsubishi, MG and FUSO. Genesis and Hyundai are sold under the First Motors banner.

While dealerships on the island are aplenty, the car culture in Bahrain has other forms of expression. Cars & Coffee is an international collector’s meet for those who are car lovers, buyers, or aficionados. The Bahrain chapter of this social event happens annually where they gather to enjoy and showcase vintage, luxury, or modified cars. Cars & Coffee Bahrain is one of the most popular car meetups, bringing together enthusiasts from around the region.