Mumbai : Italian luxury carmaker Maserati has announced its entry into western India by opening its dealership in Maharashtra, in partnership with Group Planet Petal.
While this is Maserati’s first dealership in India’s West, it is the company’s third dealership in India following the official opening of its New Delhi and Bengaluru dealerships in September and November last year. The cutting edge showroom is located in the heart of Mumbai at the new Taj Hotel at Santacruz, situated in the airport zone.
The showroom can display up to five cars and will showcase an exclusive collection of iconic Maserati models: the Trident brand’s flagship – the Quattroporte, its latest Sports Executive sedan – the Ghibli, as well as the sports coupe and cabriolet – the Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio.
Speaking on the occasion, Bojan Jankulovski, head of operations for India, said “With over 100 years of Italian lineage and heritage, Maserati is synonymous with luxury. We believe that the Western market with its cosmopolitan and contemporary audience provides a tremendous opportunity for an exclusive brand like ours and Mumbai in particular is already home to some of the most renowned luxury names in the world.”
Elaborating on the partnership, Sukhbir Bagga, managing director of Group Planet Petal (GPP) said, “Our forte lies in representing key automotive brands in India, with 1,100 plus employees and a base of 80,000 plus customers across the nation. We consider ourselves privileged to represent Maserati in India. We aim to provide our sophisticated client base in Mumbai with an unparalleled experience in sales and after sales service.”
Maserati had officially re-entered the Indian market in synergy with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles India (FCAI) in July 2015. (ANI)