City Center Doha has opened the “Vintage Sports Cars Exhibition”, featuring 11 unique and rare automobiles from “the timeless treasures of HE Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim al-Thani’s car collection”.
The inauguration was attended by HE Sheikh Faisal, founder of the Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum, Aamal Company chief executive Rashid Bin Ali al-Mansoori, and City Center Doha general manager Murat Kayman with other mall representatives, among other guests.
City Center Doha is fully owned by Aamal Company.
Part of these stunning collections include the 1968 American Camaro SS 396, 1965’s Mustang Fastback, Porsche 944, 1972 Lotus Europa Special, and 1982 Nissan Datsun, in addition to the 1978 Fiat Spider 124, 1975 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, and 1969 Pontiac GTO 2 400.
According to the organisers, this one-of-its-kind exhibition will enthrall car enthusiasts and history aficionados, providing them with the opportunity to admire a collection of classic cars, trucks, and hot wheels.
In addition, attendees can explore the FBQ Car Museum, embarking on a journey through more than 120 years of automotive evolution.
“We are thrilled to host this extraordinary exhibition, showcasing these remarkable vintage sports cars in collaboration with the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani Museum,” Kayman said in a press statement. “This is a wonderful opportunity for our visitors to delve into the beauty and history of these iconic vehicles, a testament to the enduring allure of classic automotive craftsmanship.”
Organisers noted that this partnership marks a significant milestone, blending the extensive automotive heritage curated by the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani Museum (FBQ Museum) with the vibrant atmosphere of City Center Doha Mall. The result is an unparalleled experience for all attendees.
The FBQ Museum hosts a vast collection of more than 30,000 unique and rare artefacts, art pieces, vintage cars, historical carpets, and cultural treasures, safeguarding the abundant heritage of Qatar and the broader region.
Committed to presenting historical wonders, the museum serves as a symbol of cultural appreciation and education.
The “Vintage Sports Cars Exhibition”, located on the mall’s third floor near the cinema and accessible through the corridor next to Jack & Jones, welcomes the public until December 19.
Visitors are encouraged to explore the elegance and legacy of these carefully preserved automobiles.
City Center Doha’s local activations, attractions and practices provide outstanding offerings for mall-goers, both residents and visitors, ensuring a memorable experience for all.
HE Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim al-Thani led the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the 'Vintage Sports Cars Exhibition' at City Center Doha. He was joined by HE Sheikh Mohammed Bin Faisal al-Thani and Murat Kayman (supplied picture).
The 1969 Pontiac GTO 2 400 Rami Air 'Here Come da Judge'. PICTURE: Joey Aguilar
The 1972 Lotus Europa Special showcased at the exhibition at CIty Center Doha. PICTURE: Joey Aguilar
The 1978 Fiat Sport Spider. PICTURE: Joey Aguilar
The Chevrolet Camaro SS 396. PICTURE: Joey Aguilar
The 1982 Chevrolet Corvette Crossfire Injection. PICTURE: Joey Aguilar
Rare vintage sports cars on display at the exhibition. PICTURE: Joey Aguilar
The 1975 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. PICTURE: Joey Aguilar
The 1989 Porsche 944. PICTURE: Joey Aguilar
The Chevrolet GT Grad Point Corvette. PICTURE: Joey Aguilar
1965’s Mustang Fastback. PICTURE: Joey Aguilar