New Delhi: On Thursday, a senior company official said Italian super sports car maker Automobili Lamborghini expects sales to grow around 60 per cent this year in India, a country which it sees breaking into its top 15 global markets in the next four to five years. last year in India, The company, which sold 45 units Thursday launched its new Huracan Evo super sports car priced at Rs 3.73 crore (ex-showroom) in India, the first country where it has commercially launched the vehicle.
However, Lamborghini India Head Sharad Agarwal said, when the company launched luxury SUV Urus at the beginning of 2018, it was looking at a two-fold increase in sales over "our 2016 achievement in next three years, but we could do 2x in the year of the launch itself". Agarwal further added that "If we look at our (2018) achievement, keeping 2016 as base, then we should look at achieving three-fold in 2019. It means that, on the base of 2018, we should be growing at a rate of 55-60 per cent, Until now, we were saying that we are the leaders in super sports car segment in India; but now in 2018, Lamborghini emerged as the leader in overall super luxury cars segment, priced above Rs 2.5 crore".
To all Sum, the company, which introduced Urus last year, expects the new model to bring in a new set of customers in India for Lamborghini. The super luxury car segment comprises players such as Rolls Royce, Bentley, Ferrari, Aston Martin and top end products from German manufacturers Mercedes, BMW and Audi. Bullish on the company's new products to add to the sales momentum, Agarwal said, "We aim to further strengthen our position in the country this year... We will become much much bigger in the super luxury segment in India.