Mercedes-benz India has ended their most glorious year ever in terms of sales. 2013 saw the automaker record highest ever retail sales here with 9003 units sold in 2013. This equates to 32% YOY sales growth over 2012 with 6840 cars sold through last year. Strange are the way of numbers as Audi India had ended 2012 with exactly the same number of cars sold. Lucky number 9003.
2013 has been Mercedes-Benz India’s ‘Year of Offensive’. This year we focused on a strong, profitable and sustained growth that would strengthen the robust foundation that the company has built in the Indian market.
Mercedes-Benz India continues their product offensive into 2014, as they have announced the launch of new S-Class on 8th January 2014. But, even before the car is launched, the new S-Class is sold out for the first three months.
Mercedes-Benz India began the year with a sales growth estimate that hovered around a double digit figure. Attaining sustainable and increased sales hasn’t been a last ditch attempt with Mercedes-Benz India having registered 31% growth through the Q1-Q3 2013 when compared to the same 9 months in 2012.
At the Pune plant of Mercedes-Benz India, they opened a new section today, called Centre of Excellence. Dedicated to their exclusive customers, this new section features a helipad, a guided plant tour, and latest Mercedes-AMG cars on display.
Mercedes Benz India, the wholly owned subsidiary of German Daimler AG with headquarters in Pune has not only just launched their SLK 55 AMG priced at INR 1.26 crores but has also built an exclusive helipad at its factory premises in Pune.
Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG, the very epitome of style, performance and efficiency was launched in India today for a starting price of Rs 1.26 crores , ex-showroom, New Delhi. Boasting of the mighty AMG 5.5 liter V8 engine, with peak output of 422 hp and peak torque of 540 Nm, the roadster is capable of 0 to 100 kmph in 4.6 seconds and a top speed of 250 kmph.
Sony PlayStation and Mercedes-Benz will play host to Gran Turismo enthusiasts in a build up to the Gran Turismo 6 game launch across at 42 PlayStation zones pan India until 1st December, 2013.