18 Apr '11, 4pm

Aston Martin launches in India

Aston Martin launches in India

Aston Martin on Friday announced its entry into India, one of the world’s fastest-growing automobile markets, with the launch of three models in the country. The British luxury sports car maker joins Ferrari, Maserati , Bugatti and Lamborghini, whose vehicles are sold in India to a growing list of rich sports car enthusiasts. “India represents a new opportunity for us,” said Michael van der Sande, chief commercial officer at Aston Martin. The iconic carmaker will offer the V8 Vantage , priced at 15.5 million rupees ($348,341), the Rapide at 21.5 million rupees ($483,146) and the One-77 at 200 million rupees ($4.5 million), and will soon add more models, it said. “India is growing so rapidly that it cannot be ignored,” said Lalit Choudhary of Performance Cars, Aston Martin’s official dealership in Mumbai. Aston Martin has sold just 55,000 cars in its 97-year history — and a...

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