The leading German luxury auto maker retailed 1,470 new cars, SUVs, vans and trucks in Australia, well and truly exceeding its January 2009 result.
With a busy year of new-model releases ahead, local Mercedes-Benz sales are expected to grow during the course of the year. 2010 will see the introduction of a variety of fascinating sports and luxury models, including the return of a couple of motoring icons, such as the internationally famed SLS AMG “Gullwing” supercar.
"This month’s result is an indication of a good 2010," said Mr Horst von Sanden, managing director of Mercedes-Benz Cars in Australia."Customer demand for our vehicles from 2009 has certainly spilled into this year and with a number of exciting new models heading our way we expect a strong 2010."
New highly efficient turbocharged direct-injection engines figure amongst the new Mercedes-Benz models heading Australian shores this year, as do a number of other technology highlights.