New Delhi: He first saw a Mercedes car when he was eight. The sight left a lasting impression on Devarajan H and he promised himself that he would be inside his own Mercedes one day. Through a generous dose of patience and hard-work, he saved enough money and recently bought his dream car - 80 years later.
Trans Car India, a dealership network of the German auto company in Chennai, recently shared an emotional video of Devarajan and how he fulfilled his dream of owning a Mercedes. In it, the farmer from Kanchipuram describes what made him nurture his dream and turn it into a reality. "I was eight when I first saw a Mercedes. I did not know the brand but I knew I would buy it some day. At that point in time, I used to be on a bicycle. I am happy I can be in this car today," the 88-year-old says in the video.
Devarajan bought a B-Class which is priced at approximately Rs 33 lakh (ex showroom). He said that patience and hard-work helped him realise his dream and also credited support of his wife. For his persevearance in wanting to make his dream come true, the showroom employees greeted him with a cake and thanked him.