The Rs.4.4 crore, ex-show room Mumbai, Rapide S replaces the Rapide in market worldwide, Sandeep Gupta, Assistant Sales Manager, Performance Cars, exclusive Mumbai dealers for Aston Martin, told reporters.
The company, during its road show in various cities in the country, is targeting 10 to 15 customers each for this sports car, he said. Alongwith this car, the company presents Aston Martin Vantage to the customers of Coimbatore and nearby Tirupur, he said.
When asked about increasing trend in the price, Gupta attributed the reason to the fluctuating exchange rate of Pounds and also increased customs duty, which was gone up from 110 percent to 175 percent.
Since inception in 2011, the company has sold 55 units in the country and targets a sale of minimum of 20 cars in Southern India in another year.