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Think 2021 was bad? Not for Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Lamborghini - Erie News Now

Think 2021 was bad? Not for Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Lamborghini - Erie News Now
By Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN Business

Bentley even managed a record for the full year in 2020 despite a seven-week factory shutdown.Christophe Georges, president and CEO of Bentley, attributed the record year in 2021, in part, to a strong economic resurgence and low interest rates, factors that have increased auto demand overall.Besides having a record year for sales numbers, Rolls-Royce also claimed a record year for average price.Some new model variants also helped, though.

Given the small sales numbers, one new model, or even new versions of models, can have a huge impact on sales in the ultra-luxury market.But for automakers that offer products like the $455,000 Rolls-Royce Phantom or the $200,000 Bentley Flying Spur, the more than 20,000 cars combined represent historic success.

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