The Italian luxury car maker, Maserati has opened a new dealership in Mumbai/Maharashtra, in partnership with Group Planet Petal and is the Maserati's first ever dealership in western India. The company already has dealerships in New Delhi and Bengaluru that were opened last year. The dealership in Mumbai is located in the heart of the city at the new Taj Hotel at Santacruz.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr 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.”
Adding to this, Mr 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.”
Petal Maserati showroom can display up to 5 cars that will include Maserati's flagship, the Quattroporte, its latest Sports Executive sedan - the Ghibli, as well as the sports coupe and cabriolet - the Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio will be shown at the dealership. The Maserati workshop is located in Marol, Andheri East, at a distance of around 3 kms from the main showroom. The 10,000 sq ft facility houses 6 work bays, a parts warehouse and is equipped with all high-tech tools and equipment required for servicing the entire Maserati range of cars.