BMW has opened their newest dealership, Abu Dhabi Motors. If you’re wondering why you would care about a BMW dealership that is halfway around the word, here is one reason why: with 8.6 acres of showroom space, it is BMW Group’s largest dealership in the world.
Abu Dhabi Motors will permanently display more than 80 vehicles and carries all BMW brands – BMW, Mini, Rolls Royce, and BMW Motorrad motorcycles. In addition to the large showroom, the $81.7 million dealership offers a service department capable of handling up to 120 vehicles at once, a parts and accessories store, merchandise shop, on-site café, movie theater, and a Formula One simulator.
The dealership took three years to build and was formally opened a couple of weeks ago with a party for over 1,000 invited guests. According to BMW Group, the reason the automaker decided to put so much time, energy, and money into this showroom is due to the high volume of sales they have seen from the oil-rich United Arab Emirates over the last few years.