Mercedes-Benz Oman Records Outstanding Sales Performance in Q2 2015
Muscat - Building on its incredible success in Q1 2015, Zawawi Trading Company, the Authorized General Distributor for Mercedes-Benz in Oman, has announced yet another quarter of outstanding sales results posting a 13% growth year-on-year and an increase of 18% year-to-date.
“We are delighted to have achieved another period of tremendous growth,” commented Clive Hammond, CEO Zawawi Trading Company-Automotive. “This success is a testament to the strength of the Mercedes-Benz line-up, the rigorous implementation of our vision of best customer experience, and a market in pursuit of luxury, with an insatiable appetite for the unparalleled Mercedes-Benz lifestyle.”
With models performing well across the board, the undoubted stand-out performer in Q2 2015 was the sleek and muscular S- Class Coupé, which recorded an incredible 200% growth year-on-year. The iconic S-Class continued its upward trend with a 20% growth for Q2. Other star performers were the thoroughbred ‘one man, one engine’ AMG Performance Cars which registered an exceptional 54.2% increase compared to the same period in 2014 and a 64% growth year-to-date.
Posting strong figures too this quarter were the family-friendly GL and the ‘made for Oman’ GLK, both up by 30% on Q2 2014. The ML also proved extremely popular achieving a 25% growth.
Sales for the New Avant-Garde CLA and the first crossover GLA, are on track to reach, and exceed, target in 2015 with the CLA ahead of our planned target and orders in the GLA gaining momentum since is market availability. The stylish C-Class, has forward orders up by almost 50% from this time last year.
According to Hammond, Q3 looks to be another strong period for Mercedes-Benz with the introduction of two extraordinary vehicles - the trail-blazing GLC and the dynamic GLE Coupé.