Mercedes Benz India has inaugurated its first world-class 3S dealership in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. Being christened as Mahavir Motors, it is spread across an area of 20,000 sq. ft. and located at Survey No 250/11 – NH5, Gudavalli. A team of 25 trained personnel will serve customers in the workshop that can facilitate 4 cars at one go. The luxurious 3S dealership was inaugurated by Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India and Yashwant Jhabakh, Group Chairman, Mahavir Motors.
Inaugurating the dealership, Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India commented, “Vijayawada is an established industrial city and is fast developing into an emerging market with a strong growth potential for luxury cars. The increasing customer base for Mercedes-Benz in Vijayawada reiterates our confidence in the market, resulting in the creation of a world-class luxury dealership like Mahavir Motors. It was important for Mercedes-Benz to expand its footprint in this important market and introduce the fascination of the Three Pointed Star to our potential customers and enthusiasts in Vijayawada. This is the first dealership that has been set up by our partner Mahavir Motors in Vijaywada, thus fortifying the brand’s presence even further. With a top-class infrastructure in place, we are confident that Mahavir Motors Vijayawada will be able to successfully tap the potential of the market.”
Accommodating a 4 car display, Mahavir Motors Vijayawada can display the entire range of fascinating Mercedes-Benz cars. With 4 bays and a capacity of servicing approximately 90 cars a month, the workshop has been built at par with the brand’s global benchmark. The workshop can undertake general repairs and maintenance work with the availability of Mercedes-Benz spares and accessories. For those asking, Mercedes-Benz has the most widespread network of any luxury car maker in India, with 83 outlets across 40 cities. Built with an investment of Rs. 5 crores, it was created over a span of 6 months. Mr. Folger further elaborated, “In 2016, we will launch 12 new products, some products without a predecessor and inaugurate 10 new outlets, driving into new markets with a focus on Tier II markets like Vijayawada. We are confident of maintaining our strong performance for the year and aim for a sustainable and profitable business in India. It is emerging markets like Vijayawada that strengthens our belief in the India growth story even more.”
Yashwant Jhabakh, Group Chairman, Mahavir Motors commented, “It is a very proud moment for us to inaugurate our second dealership with Mercedes-Benz India and the first 3S luxury car dealership in Vijayawada. With the inauguration of this 3S facility, we further fortify our market presence in Andhra Pradesh and we will continue our efforts to better our achievements and reach out to a newer customer base. Our association with an iconic brand like Mercedes-Benz has been very fruitful and one of immense success. The inauguration of Mahavir Motors Vijayawada is not only a commitment to our valued customers in the region, but also a strong affirmation of our partnership with the Three Pointed Star. This dealership will display the complete range of fascinating Mercedes-Benz cars, while our after-sales and service delivery will be equally fascinating, making customers for life. We will ensure that our valued patrons feel the highest possible satisfaction and delight at Mahavir Motors.”