Lexus Now in Bengaluru
Lexus India made their Indian foray this past March with a varied line-up: the ES 300h, RX 450h, and LX 450d. Now the newlyopened Guest Experience Centre (GEC ) in Bengaluru, located on Residency Road, Lavelle, will take care of the burgeoning luxury market in the region. Apart from the GEC s, after-sales services are available in Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Kochi.
Mercedes-Benz in Mysuru
The city of Mysuru, Karnataka has received its first Mercedes-Benz 3S (sales, service, and spares) dealership. Akshaya Motors, owned by M P Shyam Shetty, has been appointed as the dealer, with the premises strategically located in Hebbal, a wellconnected part of the city. Being centrally located, the workshop will also cater to customers based in neighbouring areas. Spread over a cumulative area of about 34,000 sq ft, the dealership is staffed by 45 trained executives.
With this addition, the total dealership count for Mercedes-Benz India has reached 87 outlets in 42 cities.
Hyundai Sales Milestone
Hyundai India are currently the second largest car manufacturers, having achieved a landmark sales figure of over 1.3 million vehicles. Their popular Grand i10, Elite i20, and Creta have accounted for sales of over 1.01 million units in India, with exports accounting for 0.29 million units, taking cumulative sales to over 1.3 million.
Kwid Sales Pass 1,75,000
The popular little sub-compact crossover, as we like to call it, the Renault Kwid has zoomed past 1,75,000 sales. With a distinct family resemblance to the popular Duster, which got the ball rolling for Renault India, the Kwid continues to surge up the sales chart for Renault, wowing buyers with its exemplary suspension and handling dynamics as well as levels of quality and equipment, not to mention its affordable price-tag and variant structure.
BMW 320d Edition Sport
BMW have introduced the 320d Edition Sport at Rs 38.60 lakh (ex-showroom), extending the line-up by offering buyers a sportier iteration of the 190-PS TwinPower Turbo diesel saloon, positioned above the Prestige trim level.