Despite a slowdown in the global economy and trade wars gripping the world, ultra luxury car maker Rolls-Royce Motor Cars delivered 25% more cars in 2019 as compared to the previous year, indicating that the super rich are not impacted by the economic downturn.In 2019, the company, which is part of the BMW Group, delivered a total of 5,152 cars to customers in over 50 countries, a record in its 116-year history. In 2018, it delivered 4,107 units, which was also a record that year. The company did not disclose the India numbers, but according to industry officials, it is about 25 to 30 units currently. A few years ago, the company had touched nearly three-digit numbers in annual sales in India.In India, Rolls-Royce models are priced between ₹6.21 crore and ₹11.35 crore. The company has showrooms in Delhi and Mumbai, where most of its customers are based.Commenting on the global sales, Torsten Müller-Ötvös, CEO, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, said: “This performance is of an altogether different magnitude to any previous year’s sales success. While we celebrate these remarkable results, we are conscious of our key promise to our customers, to keep our brand rare and exclusive.” “Worldwide demand last year… Read full this story
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