Saturday, 27 August 2016

Gauri Khan and Ritu Dalmia glamorize Gurgaon’s weekend with Mercedes-Benz Luxe Drive





• Luxe Drive, a unique customer engagement programme by Mercedes-Benz is
based on the three pillars of Adrenaline, Gourmet and Design took place in
Gurgaon this weekend
• Mercedes-Benz has associated itself with style icon Gauri Khan and celebrity
Chef Ritu Dalmia. Gauri Khan showcased her collection ‘Gauri Khan Designs’
and Ritu Dalmia prepared some mouthwatering Italian delicacies at the event
• The highlight of the event remained the adrenaline gushing Mercedes-Benz
cars that the guests experienced as they got a chance to test drive the vehicle
of their choice.
• Provisions were made for complementary vehicle evaluation, special trade-in,
personalized finance offers and other attractions
• ‘Motorsports Edition’ will be presented for the first time that comprises
exclusive Mercedes-Benz merchandise inspired by our renowned F1 team and
performance brand AMG for the brand loyalists
• This is the 7th Luxe Drive for 2016. After Gurgaon, Luxe Drive will travel to
Ahmedabad and Mumbai

Gurgaon: After the success of the first Luxe Drive in the city a year back, Mercedes-Benz,
India’s leading luxury car maker brought its unique customer engagement programme
‘Luxe Drive’ to Gurgaon to the delight of its discerning customers. Based on the three
pillars of Adrenaline, Gourmet and Design; Luxe Drive ensured that its guests leave with
the experience of a lifetime. Aimed at strengthening the brand loyalty with its patrons, this luxurious event was held at Leisure Valley Parking Ground, Sec – 29, behind Kingdom of
Dreams, Gurgaon, Haryana.

Patrons’ excitement was topped with some high fashion designs showcased by Gauri
Khan in her exclusive collection, ‘Gauri Khan Designs’. The guests also had a chance to
relish their taste buds with some authentic Italian delicacies prepared by Order of the Star
of Italian Solidarity award winner celebrity Chef Ritu Dalmia. However, the highlight of the
event remained the super luxurious Mercedes-Benz cars on display that seamlessly
integrated advanced technology and comfort.

Speaking on the occasion, Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz
India said, “Gurgaon has always remained one of the prominent markets for Mercedes-
Benz India. The Manhattan of India has a strong potential for luxury automobiles and the
burgeoning economy in the region drives us to be present here with unique customer
engagement initiatives like Luxe Drive. The prosperous region has been renowned for its
ardent motoring enthusiasts for many years now. With innovative events like Luxe Drive,
we aim at winning the hearts and minds of consumers by engaging with them on an
interpersonal level. This is the 7th Luxe Drive we are conducting in 2016 and we will be
taking this initiative to other cities before the end of the year. We believe Gurgaon has an
incessantly growing and knowledgeable customer base that appreciates luxury. Keeping
our winning philosophy in mind, we promise to create more such fascinating experiences
synonymous with the ‘Three Pointed Star’ and aim to retain the brand loyalty and also to
start a dialogue with potential customers.”

This one-of-its-kind customer engagement programme engrossed its patrons with the
technical prowess and superior performance of Mercedes-Benz cars as its capabilities
were showcased through a series of self-driving exercises on specially designed tracks.
The participants were driven by a team of expert drivers and had a chance to experience
car’s various dynamics and features both on-road and off-road. The visitors also
experienced the memorable ‘Ah My God!’ feeling with the range of breath taking AMG
range of performance cars by the brand.

A special zone was created for the guests to choose from the favourite Mercedes-Benz
merchandise. A fun-filled zone was added to the event where children could enjoy games
and fun activities while their parents/relatives indulged in the experience of enjoying the
various aspects of the event. The MercedesTrophy zone had exclusive MercedesTrophy
goodies on display that kept the participants and families engaged throughout. Free car
evaluation was arranged by the Mercedes-Benz pre-owned car sales team where in a
special trade-in opportunity was also provided along with personalized finance offers.