The largest luxury car brand in India, Mercedes-Benz, continued its stellar growth performance in the first nine months of the year. Continuing its historic growth momentum and record sales run, Mercedes-Benz India registered a robust 34% growth in the January-September 2015 period delivering 10,079 cars to its customers since January 2015.
By selling 10,079 units, Mercedes-Benz sold almost the entire volume of 2014 in the first 9 months of 2015. The CLA, the C-Class and the E-Class sedans spearheaded the sales volumes of Mercedes-Benz. The sedan portfolio emerged stronger by 39% in the January-September 2015 period. Spearheading the popularity of the SUV portfolio was the sales success of the GLA, closely matched by the M-Class and the GL-Class.
The SUV portfolio grew by an impressive 70% in January-September 2015 period. Giving a further boost to the unmatched SUV portfolio, Mercedes-Benz will be launching the new GLE (earlier M-Class) on 14th October for the India market. The company also witnessed strong sales performance from the exclusive and top-end performance brand Mercedes-AMG and the Mercedes-Maybach sub-brands. The Mercedes-Maybach S600 is already sold out for the remaining quarter of 2015 and the booking for the locally produced Mercedes-Maybach S500 has already commenced.