Automobili Lamborghini opens the new dealership Lamborghini Cannes First official unveiling of the new Lamborghini Huracán in France
Sant’Agata Bolognese/Cannes, 30 May 2014 – Italian super sports car maker Automobili Lamborghini officially unveiled its new showroom in Cannes in the presence of Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, and Sheikh Ghassan A H Al Sulaiman, President and Founder of Al Ghassan Motors, as owner of the new dealership.
Lamborghini customers and VIPs joined Automobili Lamborghini management at the grand opening evening event, followed by a fashion show of Collezione Automobili Lamborghini. The event marked also the first formal presentation of the new Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 in the country, a few months after its international debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.
“France is one of our most important European markets. The inauguration of Lamborghini Cannes is part of our strategic objective of strengthening our presence in the South of France, which is a high potential area for our brand. We are confident that the arrival on the market of our new super sports car will contribute to the further growth of Lamborghini in the French market. The Huracán is expected to become the best-selling model in Lamborghini history” Stephan Winkelmann declared.
Located in Le Cannet, the dealership is owned and operated by Lamborghini’s Cannes partner, Al Ghassan Motors, recognized for its expertise in luxury car retailing in the Middle East, where it operates outlets including four Lamborghini dealers. Lamborghini Cannes is today the fourth Lamborghini dealer in France, joining Lamborghini Paris, Lyon and Mulhouse. In total Lamborghini is present in 46 countries with 129 dealers.
“We are delighted to officially celebrate the opening of our new dealership in Cannes,” said Sheikh Ghassan. “Al Ghassan Motors bring its commitment and experience of Lamborghini to this new business, as well as a local expertise, and our team here look forward to serving both existing and new customers of the Lamborghini marque in the south of France.”
Lamborghini Cannes will host Lamborghini’s two current model ranges: the V10 Huracán and the V12 Aventador LP 700-4 line-up. The new Lamborghini Huracán features a 5.2 l V10 engine with 610 hp, reaches a top speed of over 325 km/h, and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3,2 seconds.
The Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 features a new twelve-cylinder engine with 6.5 l displacement and 515 kW / 700 hp, and reaches the top speed of 350 km/h with a fantastic 0-100 km/h acceleration figure of just 2.9 seconds. The dealership will offer also warranty and maintenance services as well as sales of spare parts, accessories and the exclusive fashion line Collezione Automobili Lamborghini.
440 Avenue du Campon,
06110, Le Cannet