Navnit Motors, Ferrari’s dealership in Mumbai, is celebrating the Italian supercar maker’s 70th anniversary by organising a leisure drive in Mumbai on Sunday, December 17, 2017. The drive is one part of Ferrari’s celebrations of the anniversary which was kicked off in March with the highlight of the celebration taking place in September, in Maranello, Italy.
The event is scheduled to begin on December 16, 2017 with a dinner for owners at the St. Regis hotel. Sunday morning will see a bevy of Prancing Horses take to Mumbai’s roads, starting at Navnit Motors in Bandra-Kurla Complex, before heading to Marine Drive via the Bandra-Worli Sea Link. The drive will conclude at the Festival Square in High Street Phoenix in Lower Parel, where the cars will be displayed for the remainder of the day.
While it is yet unknown which models will be present at the drive, some new liveries have been promised, to attract crowds.
Ferrari had also celebrated its anniversary in Delhi, last Sunday with a drive from the Claridges Hotel to the Buddh International Circuit, in Greater Noida.
Dieter Knechtel, Chief Executive Officer - Far East and Middle East, Ferrari, was present at the press event. “We are truly proud of the incomparable heritage and history of our brand, founded by the great Enzo Ferrari, which continues to enthral Ferraristi worldwide even today and bring in more people into the Ferrari family," he said. "Our 70th anniversary is a great milestone for us and we look forward to the future with renewed hope and confidence in the company’s ability to produce cars that inspire the dreams of millions of people worldwide.”
At Autocar India, we celebrated 70 years of Ferrari with a comprehensive road test of the 488 GTB as part of our anniversary issue, in September 2017.
Ferrari returned to the Indian market in January 2015. after a hiatus and officially announced two new dealers – Navnit Motors in Mumbai and Select Cars in Delhi. It currently sells the 812 Superfast, GTC4Lusso, GTC4Lusso T, 488 Spider, 488 GTB and the California T in the country.
Ferrari plans India events for 70th anniversary celebration