Volvo Cars appoint KIFS Motors as its new dealer in Mumbai
~Volvo Cars open its New Showroom in Link Road, Andheri West and Workshop in Sakinaka~
Mumbai, 23 March 2015: Swedish luxury car maker Volvo Auto India is on a roll to further strengthen its foothold in the country by opening its new dealership in Mumbai.
The new Mumbai showroom is spread over an area of 2000 sqft. At a strategic location in Link Road, Andheri (West). It has a true Scandinavian ambience with a ‘Cool on the outside’ and ‘Warm on the inside’ feel. The dealership is owned by Mr. Vimal Khandwala. KIFS Motors is a part of KIFS Group, a diversified Khandwala Integrated Venture which shares long term, harmonious and transparent relations with nearly 100,000 clients across verticals such as capital markets, real estate, international finance, commodity trading and bullion trading. Spread across India, the Group has managed to maintain its #1 position in Gujarat.
There are expansion plans to cover other parts of Mumbai.
Tomas Ernberg, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India said, “Buoyed by our increased acceptability among our valued customers in the last 2-3 years, we are now looking at further strengthening our foothold and expanding our reach in the Indian market. Mumbai is the business capital and it was imperative for us to have an ideal partner in the city. With the all new Volvo Retail Experience (VRE) at the Andheri West showroom in Mumbai, we have moved yet another step closer to our customers.”
He added, “We have embarked on a promising growth trajectory with a positive YOY growth, making us one of the fastest growing luxury car makers in India. Our association with KIFS group would further help us in consolidating our presence in this part of the country.”
Vimal Khandwala, Dealer Principal, KIFS Motors Pvt. Ltd., “We are extremely delighted to partner with Volvo Auto India. With safety, Scandinavian design and technology at the core of Volvo, and our expertise as a diversified business group, we are certain that we shall help bring the luxury customers in Mumbai a truly Swedish Luxury experience.”
The new showrooms will have all the carlines available for the prospective consumers.
Volvo XC60 (A technologically advanced compact luxury SUV, apt for Indian roads) – Intelligence never goes out of style. Volvo’s best-selling model, the XC60. The front features a new hood shape that emphasizes the wide, confident look. The headlamps look very focused and determined, and the horizontal lines on the grille with its chrome bars emphasize the car’s width. The XC60 has a commanding driving position supported by generous ground clearance and the class-leading chassis.
Volvo S60 (A sporty sedan) - The new dynamic S60 design with its purposeful, dynamic appearance accentuates the car’s sporting nature. The clean surfaces and contours give it a very Scandinavian feel. The focused and determined-looking headlamps help create this new, expressive ‘face’. The dual integrated exhausts at the back of the car carry a racier and an exciting persona. Emphasis was given to the S60’s horizontal lines at both the front and the rear. Together with details such as a wider grille and daylight running lights, give the S60 a striking, squat presence.
Volvo V40 Cross Country (The adventurous cross country) - Volvo V40 Cross Country brings the unique blend of capable ruggedness and expressive elegance up to a new altitude by establishing a Cross Country in the Premium C-segment. V40 Cross Country offers luxury, features and style in a compact package. With TFT instrumentation clusters (no needles); integrated panoramic glass roof and a host of other features as standard, it redefines the compact luxury offering. The Cross Country is available in D3 Engine, 2.0 Litre 5 Cylinder, 6 Speed Automatic transmissions with 150HP and a whopping 350 Nm torque.
S80 (An exquisitely elegant saloon) – Volvo S80 is the car for you if you believe luxury is not an indulgence but a necessity. Step inside and you are greeted by floating layers and ergonomically designed plush leather seats that soothe your aesthetic sense. The unique ‘Interior Air Quality System’ and Air conditioning that’s been judged the best amongst all cars, reaffirms its class. The frugal D4 Diesel engine and high performance D5 Diesel engine deliver impressive efficiency for a smooth and effortless ride. When it comes to safety we’re always a step ahead and a lot safer.
All-New XC90 (A truly luxurious 7-seater SUV) Scheduled to be launched in India in September this year
Volvo Auto India
Swedish luxury carmaker Volvo Auto India (VAI) established its presence in India in 2007 and has since then, worked intensively to market the Swedish brand in this country. Volvo Cars currently markets products through its dealerships in New Delhi, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, Surat, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Kochi, Vishakhapatnam and Pune. Soon the cars will be seen in West Delhi and Kolkata with a new dealership opening there.
The company sells five luxury models.
Volvo S80 – An exquisitely elegant saloon
Volvo S60 – A sporty sedan
Volvo XC60 – A technologically advanced compact luxury SUV, apt for Indian roads
Volvo V40 Cross Country – The adventurous cross country
Volvo XC90 - A 7-seater luxury SUV which is sturdy and apt for Indian families
Volvo’s Brand Philosophy
‘Designed Around You’ is the brands translation of going an extra mile to understand customers better. This human-centric approach enables Volvo Cars to know the pulse of the customers and gauge what they desire in a product. With this thought the brand places the customer at the heart of its design. Every Volvo car boasts of cutting-edge technology with engineering that is executed around human values.