Maserati has has entered the Western Indian market by announcing its new dealership in Mumbai, in partnership with Group Planet Petal. This is Maserati’s third dealership in India after the New Delhi and Bengaluru dealerships, which were opened in September and November last year. The new showroom, called Petal Maserati is located at the new Taj Hotel at Santacruz, situated in the airport zone.
In line with Maserati global standards, the showroom can display up to 5 cars. The Quattroporte, its latest Sports Executive sedan – the Ghibli, as well as the sports coupe and cabriolet – the Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio are displayed at the showroom.
The luxurious showroom is built with an investment of 2 million USD, or roughly INR 14 crore and is claimed to be a state of the art facility. It hosts a modern visitor lounge, which introduces clients to Maserati’s history and also comprises a section for exclusive Maserati merchandising items as well as a configurator area, where clients can customize their new vehicle.
The Maserati workshop is located in Marol, Andheri East, at a distance of around 3 kms from the main showroom. The 10,000 sq feet 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.
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 reknowned luxury names in the world.”
Elaborating on the partnership, 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 aftersales service.”