Aston Martin opens store in China

Aston Martin has continued its impressive investment and growth in the Far East with the opening of its largest flagship store, in the Pudong district of Shanghai.

The showroom has room for up to 18 new Aston Martins, as well as offering complete service with a café, lounge, Aston Martin merchandise display, sales area, fully equipped service centre, Jaeger-LeCoultre time-pieces and Bang & Olufsen audio/visual displays.

This is the seventh dealership to open in China for Aston Martin and the third owned and managed by Mr Zheng Ting.

Dr Matthew Bennett, Asia Pacific regional director, said: "We are excited with Aston Martin's ongoing development and performance in China. This wonderful new dealership sets the benchmark for luxury car showrooms across Asia and the experience each and every visitor should expect.

"With our existing China network of experienced Aston Martin dealerships, further future growth earmarked across the coming year and a number of exciting product developments to be announced during 2012, our China business is expected to continue growing strongly."

Copyright Press Association 2012