Geely Tugella Achieved First Place in Rally Jameel 2024
Mar 12, 2024

Tugella rally front

 

Saudi Arabia, Rally Jameel has successfully held from March 4th to 8th, with Geely Tugella securing the championship in the competition’s 4-cylinder AWD4 drive category. The event brought together 110 professional female drivers from 37 countries, covering a challenging 1600 kilometers and navigating through five extreme terrains. The rally passed through renowned historical landmarks such as Al-Ula and Yanbu.

 

The Geely Tugella, powered the legendary Saudi female driver Mirhan Al-Baz. She conquered every sand dune and navigates through every challenge, leading ahead of other professional off-road teams and vehicles. Geely Tugella, with its market leading configuration, helped the team capture the moment of victory with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder direct-injection turbocharged engine paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. With a maximum power of 175 kW, effortlessly achieving 238 horsepower, and a maximum torque of 350 Newton-meters, it offers ultimate control and responsive handling. With outstanding four-wheel-drive technology, it unleashed a powerful performance, embodying the versatile warrior spirit and capturing moments of glory.

 

Mr. Alex Gu , Deputy General Manager of GAIC, General Manager of Geely International Middle East, expressed, "Geely is the first Chinese automotive brand to participate in this event, and we are honored that Geely Tugella has become the champion vehicle for two outstanding female drivers.  The Tugella did not only continued Geely’s consistent pursuit of ultimate control but also ensured safety and comfort of the participants." Since 2020, Geely has established itself as the benchmark in the segmented market with outstanding products. In 2023, it became the top Chinese brand in the Saudi passenger car market, contributing to the realization of Saudi Arabia's 2030 Vision.

 

As Tugella raced through the 1600 kilometers of desert, the acceleration of the vehicle embodies the culmination of technology and innovation of Geely Auto. Numerous historical landmarks and the challenging scorching desert witnessed the Tugella set new record for power and speed at this event tackling unique and unparalleled challenges along the way.

 

Tugella rally Jameel stage 

 

The Rally Jameel not only signifies the competition between wheels and the desert terrain but also represents a groundbreaking feat for women in motorsports. As we celebrated the International Women’s day last March 8th 2024, Geely Auto pays tribute to the outstanding contributions of Saudi women, with the Geely Tugella emerging as the champion vehicle thanks to its excellent handling performance. It's not only a declaration of victory but also a significant milestone event for Geely in expanding its presence in the Saudi market.

 

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