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Mercedes India CEO Hires Tricycle After His ₦200 Million S-Class Get Stuck In Traffic

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Mercedes India CEO Hires Tricycle After His ₦200 Million S-Class Get Stuck In Traffic - autojosh

Mercedes India CEO Martin Schwenk hires tricycle to complete his journey after his S-Class gets stuck in traffic jam in Pune.

The Mercedes-Benz India boss shared a photo of himself from his tricycle ride in an Instagram post.

His post generated a lot of reactions, with one user suggesting he introduced Mercedes branded tricycle in India.

A brand new 2022 Mercedes-Benz S-Class can cost as much as ₦200 Million to own in Nigeria.





Mercedes India CEO Hires Tricycle After His ₦200 Million S-Class Get Stuck In Traffic - autojosh

A heavy traffic in Pune recently forced Martin Schwenk, the Chief Executive Officer of Mercedes-Benz India, to get off his official car to hire a tricycle to complete the remaining distance to his destination.

Following maybe hours in traffic, Shwenk had to get off his $110,000+ Mercedes-Benz S-Class ultra-luxury sedan and then walk a few kilometers before finding a tricycle to hire. A brand new 2022 Mercedes-Benz S-Class can cost as much as ₦200 Million to own in Nigeria while a tricycle sells between ₦700,000 and ₦950,000.

Mercedes India CEO Hires Tricycle After His ₦200 Million S-Class Get Stuck In Traffic - autojosh

Sharing a photo of himself from his tricycle ride in an Instagram post, Shwenk wrote :

“If your S-class is stuck in traffic on the wonderful Pune roads – what do you do? Maybe getting off the car, start walking for a few KM’s and then grabbing a rickshaw?”

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Mercedes S-Class Set New Sales Record In 2021; 87,064 Flagship Sedans And Limos Were Delivered - autojosh

As expected, his post generated a lot of reactions on Instagram, with one user suggesting he introduced a Mercedes-Benz branded tricycle in India while another user said he was lucky he had backup plan in rickshaw in Pune.

Pune is a city in state of Maharashtra in Western India, and just like in Lagos, Nigeria, traffic tends to be a bit heavier in the morning and in the evening when commuters are returning from work.





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