Opens its first exclusive dealership in Kolkata
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 Kolkata.
The new OSL Scandinavian showroom in Kolkata is owned by Mr. Chandan Mishra Located on East Topsia Road, Kolkata, this stand-alone luxury retail experience having a true Scandinavian ambience. It is a modern and contemporary looking showroom having an ‘inviting interior design’ truly speaking of the new Volvo’s Retail Experience concept, with a ‘Cool on the outside’ and ‘Warm on the inside’ feel.
The workshop is equipped with the latest Volvo’s diagnostic tools and special equipment to service the Volvo Cars. The Volvo Personalised Technicians are trained to service at the dealership. The workshop is located on 58, East Topsia Road, Arupota (Behind PC Chandra Gardens), Kolkata 700105.
Tom von Bonsdorff, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India said,”The year so far has been very promising for us. With a positive YOY growth, Volvo Cars is one of the fastest growing luxury car makers in India. Given the expanding luxury market in India we have launched new models (XC90, V40, S60 & V40CC petrol) and enhanced our service network. In line with its growth strategy, Volvo Cars will continue with its expansion plan in India by adding to its existing network of dealerships across the country. The dealership network will be increased from 14 to 20 by end of this year. We are happy to bring the new Volvo Retail Experience with our new dealer in Kolkata. This would not only mark our entry into West Bengal but also help us foray and penetrate further in to the eastern part.”
Chandan Mishra, Dealer Principal, OSL Scandinavian said, “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 this region closer to the brand.”
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. The price of XC60 starts at INR. 44,69,836 Lakhs (ex-showroom Kolkata).
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. The price of S60 starts at INR. 33,29,587 Lakhs (ex-showroom Kolkata).
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. The price of V40CC starts at INR. 27,77,156 Lakhs (ex-showroom Kolkata).
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. The price of S80 starts at INR. 43,74,435 Lakhs (ex-showroom Kolkata).
All-New XC90 (A truly luxurious 7-seater SUV) – The XC90, is a visually striking, premium quality seven-seat SUV with world leading safety features, new powertrain technologies, an unrivalled combination of power and fuel efficiency and a superlative interior finish. A seven-seat luxury SUV which is sturdy and apt for Indian families, is available in D5 Inscription and Momentum trims, 2.0L 4Cylinder, automatic 8-Speed AWD with 225HP and a whopping 470Nm torque.
Built on the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), the new XC90 will be the first of its cars to carry the company’s new more prominent iron mark, which has the iconic arrow elegantly aligned with the diagonal slash across the grille. Together with the T-shaped “Thor’s Hammer” DRL lights, the iron mark introduces an entirely new, distinctive and confident face for Volvo’s forthcoming generation of cars. The price of XC90 starts at INR. 66,91,558 Lakhs (ex-showroom Kolkata).
V40 (The luxury hatch) – The V40 features a luxury look and feel that emphasises the aura of a compact car with large-car content and characteristics. Adding several new high-tech features to a full deck of safety and support systems from larger models makes the V40 the most IntelliSafe car in the segment. The new V40 continues to offer luxury, features and style in a compact package. It is available in D3 Kinetic and D3 R-design, 6 Speed Automatic transmissions with class-leading 150HP and a whopping 350Nm torque. The price of V40 starts at INR. 25,45,725 Lakhs (ex-showroom Kolkata).
Volvo Auto India
Swedish luxury company 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 South Delhi, West Delhi, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, Surat, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Kochi, Vishakhapatnam, Pune and Kolkata.
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.
For more on Volvo Cars, please visit – www.volvocars.in