Manmade Pearl Island becomes home to luxury carmaker’s new outlet

Luxury carmaker Rolls-Royce has opened a new showroom at Qatar's manmade Pearl Island in Doha, offshore the Arabian Peninsula.

Tom Purves, Rolls-Royce chief executive officer, said: “Having seen the development of The Pearl Qatar over recent months I am convinced that it is the ideal environment to house the pinnacle of luxury in the automotive market.

“Our presence on this exclusive venue reinforces the strategic importance of Qatar and the Middle East region to the future growth of Rolls-Royce.”

The Ghost in front of Rolls-Royce’s new car showroom in Qatar

The event was marked by the unveiling of the new Ghost, Rolls-Royce’s latest production car. Smaller in size than the flagship Phantom, the car is aimed at the younger customer and female buyers.