Rolls-Royce Breaks Sales Record in First Half of 2014

Stephen Elmer
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rolls royce breaks sales record in first half of 2014

Luxury British car maker Rolls-Royce had a record first half this year thanks to a big sales jump in Europe.

Overall, Rolls has seen a 33 percent increase year-over-year in global sales from January up to July of 2014. With the European economy starting to turn around folks are finally buying cars again, and Rolls-Royce sales increased 60 percent on the continent. In Asia Pacific, sales grew by almost 40 percent while the Middle East bought 30 percent more cars than last year.

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The United States and China also doubled their sales compared to last year. Many of these sales are coming from the new Wraith model, and Rolls-Royce says record levels of Bespoke cars are leaving its dealerships.

Rolls-Royce also points out that it sells the most cars in the over 200,000 Euro segment.

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Stephen Elmer
Stephen Elmer

Stephen covers all of the day-to-day events of the industry as the News Editor at AutoGuide, along with being the AG truck expert. His truck knowledge comes from working long days on the woodlot with pickups and driving straight trucks professionally. When not at his desk, Steve can be found playing his bass or riding his snowmobile or Sea-Doo. Find Stephen on <A title="@Selmer07 on Twitter" href="">Twitter</A> and <A title="Stephen on Google+" href="">Google+</A>

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