Segment «Luxury» grows due to Mercedes-Benz Maybach S-Class
OREANDA-NEWS. According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", for the first 9 months of 2015 it was registered 896 new passenger cars in the segment of «Luxury» in the Russian car market. It is more than two times higher than the last year (403 units). But all this growth is provided by the launch to the market of a new model - Mercedes-Benz Maybach S-Class, which has replaced the departed into the history luxury brand Maybach. In January-September, 524 residents of Russia became the owners of Mercedes-Benz Maybach S-Class.
However, even without the Mercedes-Benz Maybach, sales of luxury cars in the crisis are better than mass brands. So, for the first 9 months of 2015 the number of new Rolls Royce on our roads has increased by 35% to 115 cars, and Bentley has decreased, but not significantly, only by 12% (159 units). A similar decline (-13%) is among Maserati (62 units). In January-September of 2015 on the Russian roads it was appeared 17 new Lamborghini, Ferrari and 16 3 Aston Martin. Analysts noted that about 80% of cars luxury brands are sold in the Moscow region.