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Lamborghini experienced a steep growth in 2019

The company has dealerships in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore

By Anasuya Basu in Mumbai
  • Published 11.10.19, 1:15 AM
  • Updated 11.10.19, 1:15 AM
  • a min read
Matteo Ortenzi, CEO, Automobili Lamborghini Asia Pacific, with the Huracan EVO Spyder in Mumbai on Thursday. (PTI)

Luxury sports car maker Lamborghini has managed to beat the downturn in the Indian automobile market and is poised to post a 30 per cent growth in 2019, with the sale of 65 units this year.

“We have experienced a steep growth in India this year led by the Urus sales. Urus is an all-purpose car that is suited for Indian road conditions,” said Matteo Ortenzi, CEO of Asia Pacific, Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A, at the launch of the Huracan EVO Spyder in Mumbai on Thursday. The Spyder sports a price tag of Rs 4.1 crore and above (ex-showroom).

Lamborghini also inaugurated a showroom with Infiniti Cars in Mumbai. The company has dealerships in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.

Urus globally has sold well, bringing in numbers for the Italian super luxury sports car maker. “We have sold 5,000 units of the Urus since its launch. In the Asia Pacific region, we have sold 50 units of the Urus in Singapore,” said Ortenzi, who heads the Asia Pacific market.

Asked if India has broken into the top 10 markets for Lamborghini, Ortenzi said: “India’s contribution to global sales is below 1 per cent but it is an important market for us. China, Japan are bigger markets for us. India has its constraints in the existing road conditions. But things are really changing fast here.”

Of the very limited edition of the Aventador SVJ 63, one has been purchased by a Lamborghini collector in Bangalore. Only 63 units of this limited edition car has been produced worldwide.