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Lamborghini(TM) Selects Ararat International(TM) to Exclusively Distribute Its Clothing and Accessories Lines in South Africa

BOLOGNA, Italy and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A., Italian manufacturer of luxury sports cars, owned by Volkswagen™ Group through its subsidiary, Audi™, has entered into an agreement with Dubai-based Ararat International™, a leading distributor of consumer and government products, to represent and distribute its new extensive clothing and accessory line in South Africa. Ararat International was established in Sudan, Africa in 1974, representing clients that include and have included Michelin™, Peugeot™, Ferrari,™ Dassault Aviation™, Komatsu™, Alcatel-Lucent™ and Alstom™, one of the largest publicly traded power and rail companies in the world, amongst numerous others. Ararat has offices in Dubai, Khartoum, Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

Said Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.'s Miguel Soares, "We are looking forward to start working with Ararat and we strongly believe that we will build a long and successful partnership." Ararat International™ has extensive experience working with large automobile companies, such as its 37-year relationship with Peugeot™, in the Sudan. The Lamborghini line, however, fall into Ararat's consumer products division, the Company having exclusively distributed True Religion™, Affliction,™ Ed Hardy™, Kooba and other fashion-related brands. Other Italian clients include Ferrari™, Musetti™, Balconi,™ Zaini™, Bice, Robert De Niro's Ago restaurants, and others.

Garo S. Vanian, President of Ararat International™, who was awarded the French Legion of Honor in 1993 for the development of Franco-African Business Relations, said, "We are very pleased to represent, as distributors, Lamborghini™, one of the world's most exotic brands. Lamborghini™ epitomizes luxury in performance and appeals to the most sophisticated consumers."

About Ararat International

Ararat International™ and Ararat, Inc., incorporated in Nevada, operating through its wholly-owned foreign subsidiary, Ararat International LLC, is a limited liability company incorporated in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. For over 40 years, Ararat International™ has been established as a world-renowned, full service distributor, for the Middle Eastern and African markets. The company was established in 1974 as distributors of consumer, defense, agricultural, and transportation products for the Middle Eastern and African Economies. Family-owned and operated, Ararat International™ is referred to by the Sunday Times™ UK as "the Harrods™ of Khartoum" due to the big affiliations and boutiques service Ararat offers. To learn more about Ararat, Inc. go to www.araratinternational.com.

About Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.

Ferruccio Lamborghini, a wealthy and successful businessman created Automobili Lamborghini in 1963, in Bologna, to make "the world's most sought-after and best super sports cars ever." Lamborghini is currently owned by AUDI AG subsidiary of Volkswagen Group. Lamborghini's official online store features complete lines of Menswear, Womenswear and Junior T-shirts, polos, jackets, pants, dresses, sweaters, knitwear and more. Merchandising includes book bags, calendars, espresso cups, candles, key fobs, beach towels, posters and stickers. Accessories, such as shoes, caps, scarves, gloves, ties and belts, pins and cufflinks are available, as are pens, bracelets, carbon fibre bags and luxury Versace™ leather goods. Games, too, carrying the Lamborghini™ brand, are offered, such as the Driving Station and Joypad Twin Shock 4 Wired. Toy cars and collectibles, Murcielago-model connecting rods or intake/exhaust valves, round out the offerings. To learn more about Lamborghini S.P.A, go to www.lamborghini.com

CONTACT: Ararat International consumer products Contact: Michael Tadevossian 4401 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 240 Los Angeles, CA 90010 US: 855 427 2728 International: +1 213 632 1574 info@araratinternational.com www.araratinternational.com Collezione Automobili Lamborghini Miguel Soares Via Modena 12 I-40019 Sant'Agata Bolognese (BO) Ph +39 051 9597638 external.soares@lamborghini.com www.lamborghini.com www.lamborghinistore.comSource:Ararat International