Mercedes-Benz India has announced the start of local production of the the new S 500 from its manufacturing facility in Chaka, Pune. The new S-Class currently has a long waiting period for almost 3 months. 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class local assembly has been achieved within a couple of months after its launch in India.
The new S-Class is the most powerful luxury sedan in India and the company has priced it at Rs. 1.36 crores, ex-showroom, Mumbai.
Eberhard Kern, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said, “The S-Class has always set newer standards that have retained its accolade as “the best automobile in the world” with each generation. It truly embodies our DNA and aspiration of ‘the best or nothing’ in every aspect. No other car stands for Mercedes-Benz brand promise more than the S-Class and we are delighted to manufacture the new S-Class at our state-of-the art production facility in Chakan, Pune. Quality has all along been the strength of Mercedes-Benz India, and the new S 500 production in India is set to take this success story even further. This also reiterates our commitment to bring world class manufacturing facilities in India to support our growth in the luxury automotive business”
“It is also our constant endeavor to incorporate our brand promise and drive excellence in every aspect of our business and customer engagement. The unique multilingual chauffeur training program is one such initiative specially designed for our discerning S-Class customers in India, which will enable our customers to truly enjoy the epitome of luxury on wheels” Mr. Kern further added.
The German car manufacturer has also introduced industry first multilingual “Chauffeur Training Program” for chauffeurs of its new S-Class customers across India. This program will make its customers aware of the features and also it will train them in their soft skills to give a complete luxury experience to the customers.
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