Audi vrooms into Nashik – 6th showroom in Maharashtra
Nashik, January 11, 2014: Audi, the German luxury car manufacturer, today inaugurated its latest world-class showroom in India and its 6th in the state of Maharashtra in Nashik.
• Spread over 37000 sq.ft., dealership is located in the heart of Nashik
• Exclusive Audi service facility with a capacity to service 6 cars
• To open 40 showrooms by 2014
• Latest leg of Audi Multicity Experience to roll out in Nashik on 12th January
The new showroom was inaugurated by Mr. Joe King, Head, Audi India and Mr. Kapil Pashankar, Managing Director, Audi Nashik and Audi Pune (Pashankar Auto India Pvt. Ltd.) The entire Audi model range in India will be available at Audi Nashik.
“We started the year on a historic note, with the achievement of 10,000 unit sales in a year and the introduction of the Audi RS 7 Sportback in India. Following our dynamic start, we are now embarking on the next step of our growth strategy – expansion of network footprint. This new showroom in the grape city of India-Nashik will not only strengthen our presence but also bring us closer to our customers and enthusiasts in the western region. We are happy to partner with Pashankar Auto India Pvt. Ltd. once again and utilize their rich market experience to consolidate our presence in the region,” said Mr. Joe King, Head, Audi India.
Audi Nashik is located in the heart of the city and spread over a total area of 37000 sq. ft.. The showroom has a honeycomb aluminum facade on the exterior and a display area of 8 cars. Audi Nashik will also house an Audi Shop and the Audi Exclusive elements, where customers can order customized products and purchase a variety of Audi branded merchandise.
“We are delighted to carry forward our association with Audi in Nashik after a successful association in Pune. Audi Nashik will enable us to cater to the ever- increasing demand for luxury vehicles in Maharashtra. We are confident of adding a successful chapter in Audi’s growth story by ensuring that our customers are provided with the best luxury experience in sales and after-sales that the brand with the four rings is known for globally,” said Mr. Kapil Pashankar, Managing Director, Audi Nashik and Audi Pune (Pashankar Auto India Pvt. Ltd.)
Audi Nashik will also manage the exclusive Audi service facility, located on Mumbai Agra Highway. This facility is spread over an area of 8000 sq. ft. and has a capacity to service 6 cars per day in single shift on a total of 4 bays. The technicians at the facility are trained to ensure world-class services to the customers.
The latest leg of Audi multicity experience will roll out in Nashik on 12th January. This initiative will give an opportunity to the Audi customers and enthusiasts to experience the luxury, comfort and thrill of the Audi model range. The experience will consist of car like Audi R8, Audi RS 5, Audi S4 and Audi TT.
Audi closed the year 2013 on a winning streak by becoming the first-ever luxury car manufacturer in India to sell more than 10000 units in a single year. The brand with the four rings crossed this historic milestone by registering a sale of 10002 units in the period January – December 2013, a growth of 11 percent (January – December 2012: 9003 units).
The Audi model range in India includes the Audi A4, Audi A6, Audi A7 Sportback, Audi A8L, Audi Q3, Audi Q3 S Edition, Audi Q5, Audi Q7, Audi S4, Audi S6, Audi RS 5 Coupé, Audi RS 7 Sportback, Audi TT Coupé, the super sports car Audi R8, Audi R8 Spyder and the Audi R8 V10 plus available across the country: in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi Central, Delhi South, Delhi West, Goa, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kanpur, Karnal, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mangalore, Mumbai South, Mumbai West, Nagpur, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Raipur, Surat and Vadodara. The company plans to expand its network to 40 showrooms by end of 2014.