Avis India Launches its Mobile Application for Self & Chauffeur Drive Rentals

Available on iOS‘App Store’ and Google ‘Play Store’

Avis India, India’s leading mobility solutions provider has launched its Mobile Application (App) to enable Chauffeur Drive & Self Drive rentals in India.


The Mobile App available for Android and Apple users is a free interactive tool that allows travelers to make a reservation. The new application, available online through the iOS ‘App Store’ and Google ‘Play Store’ features multi-touch booking so customers can easily point and click on a vehicle for rent. Along with a simplified booking process the App has multiple features such as managing bookings, 24*7 Customer support, exploring latest offers, sharing with friends and family, etc.


Mr. Sunil Gupta, Managing Director & CEO of Avis India said “We’re always looking for ways to save our customers time and enhance the rental experience – and that starts with the reservation process. Soon the Avis India App will also power our international self-drive bookings to Avis worldwide network of 168 countries. The App will also enable chauffeur drive bookings to its large network of corporate customers.”


Avis India has also remodeled its current website www.avis.co.in and made it more user friendly.


“We use sophisticated telematics solutions to enable all cars to be available on a single web and mobile platform. The Mobile application becomes the navigation and key to your car once it has been booked.”, further added Mr Gupta.


About Avis

Avis Car Rental operates one of the world’s best-known car rental brands with more than 5,200 locations in more than 168 countries. Avis has a long history of innovation in the car rental industry and is one of the world’s top brands for customer loyalty. Avis is owned by Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR), which operates and licenses the brand throughout the world. For more information visit www.avis.com.

About Avis India

India’s leading car rental, leasing and fleet management provider, Avis India, is a joint venture between Avis Budget Group, Inc. and The Oberoi Group. Avis India has a fleet of more than 5500 premium cars across the country, with a network extending across 50 conveniently-located rental stations in 20 cities. Avis India has more than 3000 vehicles in operations under its car leasing business. For further information, please visit www.avis.co.in. The Oberoi Group operates 28 hotels and three cruisers in five countries under the luxury ‘Oberoi’ and five-star ‘Trident’ brands. For more information on The Oberoi Group, please visit www.oberoihotels.com

Avis in India is present at Agra, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, New Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, NOIDA, Pune, Rishikesh, Shimla, Trivandrum, Udaipur, and Vadodara.

Vintage for car lovers – Destinations for Tourists – Fiesta for all!


The 21 Gun Salute Vintage Car Rally & Concours show, welcomes you to revisit vintage at the most incredible destination of the world – India!


Delhi: 28th January, 2016: 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally & Concours Show is not unheard of in Delhi NCR. The 6th edition of this rally will be a glorious stepping stone as several national & international vintage &classic car owners have expressed their desire to be a part of India’s most prestigious vintage car extravaganza.

Addressing a Press Conference organized at the TehriGarhwal House New Delhi, Mr. Madan Mohan, Founder & Managing Trustee, 21 Gun Salute Heritage & Cultural Trust said “This year the vintage car rally will be organized at a much larger scale, with 125 hand-picked vintage & classic cars and will be grander than all the previous editions. The vision of the event is to bring India forward, as a world-class global motoring tourism destination.”

“We have on board several Indian & International vintage & classic car owners along with esteemed royal families, who will be bringing their prized possessions, to participate in this milestone event. Great food, amazing music and lots and lots of vintage & classic cars/bikes will make this event – a truly magnificent affair to remember”

Vintage & classic beauties, that are carefully selected from a pool of cars across the globe, mesmerizing musical & dance performance by Indian & International tourism boards at Red Fort on 6th February along with presence of royalty and the great Indian food – takes this event beyond being just a rally.

Confirming participation from Germany & U.K. Mr. Madan Mohan said, “The 6th edition of 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally & Concours show is probably the only event, where cars will be coming across boundaries of the Indian subcontinent.”We welcome you to experience majestic status, power, identity and incomparable beauty amidst many vintage &classic cars, through this 2-day mega event.


Disclosing the details of vintage cars which are going to be showcased exclusively, Mr. Madan Mohan told, “Like every year,  the 6th edition of 21 Gun Salute will showcase international beauties like MAYBACH SW 38 1937, Horch 780 Cabriolet, 1959, Lister Costin Jaguar, 1933 Jaguar SS1 Coupe, JAGUAR XK 120, Mercedes 630 Murphy, Rolls Royce – Silver Ghost and many more.” The rally will be flagged off from historic Red Fort Delhi on the 7th February, 2016 and culminate at Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida, followed by ceremonial drive & category races.

Every year as a tribute to the golden era of the automotive industry, we organize this International Vintage Car Rally & Concours Show & this year, on the 6th of February, 2016 – the display of Vintage/Classic Cars & Concours Show at the Red Fort, will be inaugurated by our Chief Guest Shri Manohar Lal Khattar – Hon’ble Chief Minister of Haryana.

Also, showcasing the vast cultural diversity of the country at a global stage, this event serves to be a holistic platform for the growth of Motoring Tourism in India. We have received great support from International Tourism Boards & the Ministry of Tourism; Hon’ble Minister of State, Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma will be our Chief Guest for 7th February, 2016 for the flag off ceremony at Red Fort.

Besides, showcasing the rich automotive heritage to the world, the rally takes up a social cause too. Previous editions have supported the welfare of spastic and blind children. This year it has added the message of ‘Save the Girl Child’. A percentage of the proceedings from this event will be given as a charity for the welfare & education of Girl Child.

The vintage drive will witness rare cars dating from prewar era of 1886 to the glorious time of 1965, hailing from the exotic lands of Germany, United Kingdom, and other countries of the world. Most of them will be the unfathomed saloons and convertibles from the imperial houses of Rolls Royce, Stutz, Buick, Ford, Chevrolet, Austin Martin and Bentley. One of the precious automobile on display would be the first car invented by Karl Friedrich Benz, pioneering founder of the automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz followed by a Quadra cycle by Henry Ford.

A brain child of Mr. Madan Mohan – one of the country’s biggest vintage car collector, the 6th edition of the 21 Gun Salute Vintage Car Rally & Concours Show will surely place India as a world-class destination on the global motor tourism map.

This event brings together heritage, vintage, a variety of automobiles along with a multicultural fiesta, which is sure to be very interesting and entertaining. So, we invite you to revisit vintage at The 21 Gun Salute Vintage car rally & Concours Show, 2016.


About 21 Gun Salute:

The name ‘21 Gun Salute’ is derived from a formal Hierarchical system of Imperial Salute. The concept 21 Gun Salute is based on prosperity & Dignity in the eyes of sovereign and it was the highest level of Honor to 5 Princely states ie  Hyderabad, Mysore, Jammu & Kashmir, Baroda and Gwalior



Ferrari Relaunched in India – 2nd Innings

Ferrari inaugurates its new showroom in New Delhi

Ferrari (Source – Google)

New Delhi, 30 November 2015 – The new Ferrari showroom opened in Delhi today following the recent appointment of Ferrari Dealer, Select Cars Pvt Ltd. The new showroom becomes Ferrari’s only official dealership in New Delhi and signals the Italian sport car brand’s ambition to expand its sales and service operations in India. The state-of-the-art Ferrari showroom is located at A-19 Mohan Co-Operative Industrial Estates on the main Mathura Road.

Enrico Galliera, Senior Vice-President Commercial & Marketing, Ferrari S...

Present at the exclusive opening of the showroom, Enrico Galliera, Senior Vice-President Commercial & Marketing, Ferrari SpA, said: “We have many loyal owners and Ferrari fans in Delhi and this new showroom will help them get even closer to the iconic brand. With great experience in the luxury car market, Select Cars is our preferred choice for this partnership in the capital region and we are confident that as our partners they will create more value for our ever increasing customer base.”


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Enrico Galliera, Sr VP Commercial & Mktg., Ferrari SpA with Yadur Kapur

Speaking at the launch, Mr. Yadur Kapur, Director, Select Cars Pvt. Ltd. said: “We are delighted with the opening of the new Ferrari showroom. As befits this Italian luxury sports car brand, we will strive to constantly exceed our customers’ expectations in every way. The showroom will offer the new car sales and the highest quality of aftersales service with an unprecedented buying experience.”

The showroom can accommodate up to three cars and will offer a hallmark service with a personalization area to support the client to uniquely configure their new Ferrari.


The sales team can be reached MondaySaturday at +91 11-4343-0000.


“21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally & Concours Show 2016”

“21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally & Concours Show 2016”

 Enticing India’s Royal Vintage Motoring Culture

 Mr. Madan Mohan, Founder, 21 Gun Salute with newly restored vintage Car- 1952 Daimler DB18 Drophead Coupe

Mr. Madan Mohan, Founder, 21 Gun SaluteGurgaon, Oct 8, 2015: For the past five years, 21 Gun Salute has been successfully presenting the International Vintage Car Rally & Concours Show; year after year, the event is getting bigger and better and 2016 is going to be the grandest so far. Offering a feast of events for car aficionados and connoisseurs of culture, the event showcases the rich Indian legacy & narrates a vintage car-fable at India’s most celebrated locales.

The 6th Edition of the Show portrays the true picture of the vast cultural diversity of the country in the wake of promoting motoring tourism in India. And there could be no better place than Red Fort, which has been representing India’s pride, glory &cultural elegance since 1648.

Mr Madan Mohan, The Founder21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally & Concours Show said, “Our aim is to showcase the finest heritage of custom-made automobiles in India and promote the centuries-old vast cultural diversity of the country at a global stage, establishing a holistic platform for the growth of Motoring Tourism in India.”

21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally & Concours Show, 2016 will witness a stunning concoction of India’s Motoring legacy with its enormous cultural heritage. Unlike any other vintage car show organized around the world, this one will be a different experience altogether! “Along with the display of 75 exclusively hand-picked Indian and 15 International vintage cars, spectators will also get the glimpse of the art and dance forms, from various parts of the country” disclosed Mr Madan Mohan

The event has gone truly International as vintage car clubs & collectors from the USA, UK, France, Germany, China, Sri Lanka, and Nepal are joining the 2 days heritage motoring fest. Followed by an exclusive display of cars and the grand cultural fiesta, the collectors and car enthusiasts will drive their beauties on the roads of the capital, heading towards the Buddh International Circuit, Noida. Another highlight will be a controlled speed racing (TSD) on the Formula One racing track at Greater Noida. This will bring a superb driving pleasure both for the spectators and the man on the steering.

The event will showcase the world’s most admired-vintage automobiles & also brings forth a wonderful opportunity for the participants and guests to relish the true essence of culture tourism & a glimpse of centuries-old heritage of India. From times immemorial, India has remained the epicentre of art, culture, heritage and tradition. Great number of foreign tourists and enthusiasts from all over the world will participate, witness and simply enjoy a series of events, music & dance forms here.

Saturday (6th February 2016) special Display: An exclusive display of luxury cars, from around the world.

A Royal Rendezvous with 125 hand-picked, rare & premium Indian & International cars of the bygone era. Experience a sensational display of vintage cars from venerated collectors and car enthusiasts from India, USA, UK, France, Germany, China, Sri Lanka and Nepal.

Sunday Sensation – A feast to the eyes (7th February 2016)

Make sure, 7th February is the day you choose to experience a Sunday, like never before. Bursting with excitement & enthusiasm – the spectators in the corridors of world-class F1 circuit, will witness Classic & Vintage beauties racing on the track. Bet us! This will mesmerize you & take you to the next stage of exhilaration.For the first time, Buddh International Circuit, will host such a pleasure with motoring enthusiasts putting on their driving gloves, dusting off their bonnets and making their way along the World’s most hi-techF1 Track.

“In the 6th edition of 21Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally & Concours Show, we are bringing before you the opulence in abundance of the century old imperial heritage of the country across the globe. This time, we are proud to have with us many dignified Indian Royal families in the show.” added Mr Madan Mohan

“Our endeavour is to establish India as a World-Class Motoring Tourism Destination by spreading awareness and interest among the people of the country and the rest of the world through participation and involvement of vintage & classic car enthusiasts and collectors.” Concluded Mr Madan Mohan

Coverage By : Vickrham (vicky)