Hyderabad, October 27th, 2017 : Bentley India- the high-end luxury car manufacturer catering to a super exclusive segment of ultra high net-worth customers - announced the launch of its latest and state of the art Showroom and Service Centre in Hyderabad, through its exclusive dealer for India, Exclusive Motors Pvt. Ltd. The plush showroom located in the aristocratic neighborhood of Jubilee hills, will also have a state-of- the-art Service Centre. This showroom and service centre is only the third such facility of Bentley, in India, after Delhi and Mumbai.
This state-of-the-art amenity will cater to the needs of the ever growing customer base in Hyderabad and South India. The manufacturer of the swanky cars seesSouth India as a high growth area with tremendous potential for its future business. The facility will bring Bentley closer to owners in the southern and eastern part of India. Bentley India is very optimistic about future business growth in South India as a whole, we see tremendous potential here and as and when we feel the market is large enough, we would open newer showrooms and workshops in those cities, says Mr. Satya Bagla, Managing Director, Exclusive Motors.
Mr. Satya Bagla said, the opening of this showroom, will take us closer to customers in this part of the country, they will get better quality service and better information. We are looking to strengthen this market further. Whenever we find any city commercially viable and the number of sales reach a critical number, we open a facility there. South is a important market for us, therefore we are at Hyderabad. In the super luxury car segment, we are the only ones who opened a showroom here, otherwise all other players are restricted to Delhi and Mumbai. Our cars are in 21 different cities in India, including places like Jharkand, Kolhapur. Right now the number of cars we sell is in double digit and should reach three digits by next year end. We have been growing at a rate of 15% year on year. Even Hyderabad market is showing a 15% growth every year. Right now we are at the tip of the iceberg as far as the potential of the Indian market is concerned and will see significant growth in the years to come. The price range of our cars vary between Rs 3 crores to Rs 9 crores, which is also dependant on customisation and the prevailing exchange rate. We take six months time from order booking to delivery. Our customers are typically High Net worth Individuals, passionate about motor cars. Post GST the import duty has gone up by 22% over the pre GST price, the price for the customer has increased by 11%.
Mr Neil Wilford, Regional Manager – Middle East, India & Africa, Bentley Motors Ltd., said, All the cars we market are available in India, there is no restriction on that. Globally we sold 11000 units and our biggest markets are USA and China. Over all we are upbeat about India as a market for our cars. (Speech copy is enclosed for additional inputs.)
Exclusive Motors Pvt. Ltd., entered the superluxury car market in 2003, with the launch of Bentley India. The company is one of the pioneer companies in the super luxury car marketin a diminutive period of time. Exclusive Motors is the sole dealership of Bentley Motors in India, and has been successful in attracting and building an impressive and sizeable loyal excvlusive customer base in the country, and has showrooms and workshops in Delhi and Mumbai, as well as a wide network of sales offices in various metro cities of India.
Recent analysis shows that India is now amongst the principal driving markets for the Asian automotive industry and with a talented team, Exclusive Motors has reached a milestone since its inception.
Mr. Bagla believes, “For a luxury car to remain one, its features have to stay ahead of the innovative curve and thus take every step towards attaining maximum customer satisfaction."
Bentley India is currently selling and promoting the company’s four model lines – the new Continental GT, Flying Spur, Bentayga and Mulsanne in India
New Continental – It is the third generation of peerless Continental GT, the definitive luxury Grand Tourer which is a statement of true luxury. Seamless integration of handcrafted, natural materials and cutting edge technology.
The Flying Spur–the state of the art sedan, for those looking for uncompromising power combined with equal luxury.
Bentayga- The fastest, most powerful, most luxurious and most exclusive SUV in the world.( A true Bentley, combining unparalleled luxury with sporting ability, off-road performance and everyday usability, unrestrained by climate or terrain)
Mulsanne- The ultimate statement of craftsmanship and automative luxury.( elegantly executed, state of the art chassis technology and innovative and advanced on board technology.)
Bentley Motors is the most sought after luxury car brand in the world. The company’s headquarters in Crewe is home to all of its operations including design, R&D, engineering and production of the company’s four model lines – Continental, Flying Spur, Bentayga and Mulsanne. The combination of fine craftsmanship, using skills that have been handed down through generations, alongside engineering expertise and cutting-edge technology is unique to UK luxury car brands such as Bentley. It is also an example of high-value British manufacturing at its best. Bentley employs around 4,000 people at Crewe.