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Mercedes-Benz Oman Successfully Drives Gold on Social Media

18 Jun 2015
Muscat - ‘Oman Sees Gold’, a competition run by Mercedes-Benz Oman to celebrate the gold standard set by the award winning S-Class, concluded successfully on May 23rd with over 200 entries submitted across all social media platforms.

Oman seeds Gold 1“‘#OmanSeesGold’ was created as a tribute to the continued success and unwavering commitment to excellence of our iconic Mercedes-Benz S-Class, the region’s luxury vehicle of choice and the World Luxury Car of the Year 2015,” noted Clive Hammond, CEO of Zawawi Trading Company-Automotive. “The response to the competition has been fantastic and, as we expected, the gold-wrapped S-Class had real star appeal, drawing crowds across the selected locations around Muscat. Many Mercedes-Benz fans were keen to scoop the prize of a weekend with the award-winning vehicle that they entered multiple photos.”

Randomly selected from over 200 entries on social media, the three lucky winners, Moayad Al Zadjali, Abbas Al Essa and Jamila Al Balushi, will get an amazing opportunity to enjoy the gold-wrapped engineering masterpiece for a weekend.

Having spotted the sensational gold S-Class on its journey around Muscat, residents and visitors were able to enter the competition by simply posting pictures of the car on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook with the hashtag #OmanSeesGold, having first liked or followed Mercedes-Benz Oman social media platforms. The stops included popular spots around the Capital such as Almouj Golf, The Walk, Muscat Grand Mall, City Cinema, Shatti al Qurum, Beach One Building, Madinat Qaboos, Royal Opera House, Jawharet Al Shatti, Modern College of Business and Science, Beach Road in Shatti Al Qurum and Seeb Corniche.

Strong, powerful and majestic, the S-Class Mercedes-Benz is a car created without compromise in style, safety, performance or technology, offering an exceptional blend of power and efficiency. Successive generations of S-Class Saloon have raised the bar for automotive design and engineering but this latest incarnation exceeds all expectations. With its engineering priorities of ‘Intelligent Drive’, ‘Efficient Technology’ and ‘Essence of Luxury’, it is not just at the forefront of new technological development for Mercedes-Benz but for the automotive industry as a whole. Flawless in every respect, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class truly defines luxury and power.