Saturday, December 5, 2020

Rolling along nicely

Rolls-Royce and Bentley are prospering

 

Yesterday’s financial press rightly hailed the success of two of Britain’s finest brands: Rolls-Royce and Bentley. Their results during 2013 were frankly astounding.

 

Rolls-Royce and Bentley's sales rocketed during 2013
Rolls-Royce and Bentley’s sales rocketed during 2013

 

Between them these automotive manufacturers built some 250 vehicles per week at an average sale price of £160,000 during 2013 and are thus achieved sales of some £40,000,000 per week.

 

Chinese, Arabic and Russian purchasers undoubtedly account for a large percentage of these sales and the ownership of both brands rests in German hands but these distinctly British car companies are exactly the kind of icons that we must celebrate.

 

 

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