The luxury car rental market in India is growing much faster than the mass-market segment. This trend is expected to continue as young, educated Indians enter this market with high levels of disposable income. With a zest for the high life, the flamboyant Gen-Y is not afraid to flaunt its penchant and loosen its purse strings for experiencing the latest gizmos and swankiest cars. Witnessing this trend and to attract such consumers, ECO Rent a Car, a leading car rental and ground Transportation Company has now introduced the Audi R8 V10 Plus to its fleet of premium cars for self-driving, as well as fancy purposes like photo shoots, video shoots, special appearances etc. The Exclusive Sepang Blue Matt Finish with Black Interiors will be available for rent at Rs 5000 per hour with Rs.300 Extra per km over 10 free km. The luxury machine will be available on a pick and drop facility from its Defence Colony location and can be sent to different cities as per the customer’s requirements.
The Audi R8 is the German automaker's current top of the line model based on its average turbo speed of 319 kilometers per hour and is as good as a supercar. The car has more power at its disposal with 602 horsepower on tap. Renowned for its mastery of interior design, this model by Audi features Driver information system (DIS) with digital speedometer display and lap timer, Automatic air conditioning in original R8 styling, Leather sports steering wheel made of high-quality nappa leather and sporty seats in leather combination with R8-specific seam pattern. Moreover, the sporty and slim single-frame grille flanked by striking headlights, matrix LED technology for daytime running lights, stretch-out-space, high-tech gadgetry, standard Quattro all-wheel-drive and a wide range of powerful yet efficient motors will ensure a drive that spells luxury. By introducing this lavish machine to its long list of exotic cars, Eco Rent a Car aims to fulfill every consumer's dream of driving in style. A refundable deposit of Rs 2,00,000 will be taken for security purposes for renting the car.
Commenting on this partnership, Aditya Loomba, MD of ECO Rent a Car
stated, "The Indian luxury car market is witnessing significant demand and is expected to grow at a rate of 15% per annum in 2015-2018. This has impacted the rental business for luxury cars as well thanks to young India’s growing aspirations to lead global lifestyles. Realizing the need to aid this premium lifestyle, we offer the widest range of exotic and classy cars. In fact, we are the first among our competitors in Asia to introduce this new high speed machine by Audi for those who have longed to enjoy a first-hand experience of supercars. We are catering to their variegated needs from self-drive to visual presentation purposes as the pioneer in luxury mobility solutions.”
Running successfully for more than four decades since 1974, ECO Rent a Car happens to be the only company in India today to own cars and coaches across all categories including Stretched Limousines catering to the needs of a smorgasbord of travellers. The company carries its emphasis on service and safety to levels of obsession making it the prime choice of direct clientele from Top Fortune 500 companies.
Run by siblings Rajesh and Aditya Loomba, Eco Rent a Car was the first company to initiate mobility concepts in India with iconic and luxury cars like Chrysler limousines and Mercedes S class on chauffeur drive and self drive basis. It clearly distinguishes the mobility verticals for employee transport service, self-drive, corporate car hire, global chauffeur drive service, hotel travel desks and the most recent fancy photo shoots, appearances and intercity demands. Today, the company functions with a whopping 2500 vehicles across all categories and transports a record number of 20,000 passengers every day. It operates from 9 cities with its services spread across 79 cities pan India. A brick and mortar company that is built on the part-owned/part-aggregation model, its proprietary technology and processes are delivering the best-in-class user interface across mobile and web platforms.