(Motor Authority) — Gross sales of vehicles from unique manufacturers reached new heights in 2022, regardless of an extended checklist of main headwinds.
The conflict in Ukraine, power and inflation crises, and provide disruptions couldn’t cease many manufacturers within the ultra-luxury section from posting file outcomes.
From the manufacturers which have reported full-year gross sales figures for 2022, Lamborghini was the massive winner, because the automaker managed to ship 9,233 models, a rise of 10% over the earlier 12 months.
The determine is spectacular contemplating Aventador manufacturing resulted in September of 2022, and the Huracán can be on the finish of its life cycle, when gross sales of sporty fashions sometimes sluggish. The majority of Lamborghini’s gross sales—5,367 models—got here from the Urus SUV.
Rolls-Royce additionally posted a stellar efficiency. It reported gross sales of 6,021 models in 2022, an increase of 8% over the earlier 12 months. Rolls-Royce stated it additionally noticed file demand for its Rolls-Royce Bespoke personalization division.
Rolls-Royce hasn’t supplied a breakdown of gross sales however has confirmed the Cullinan SUV as its high vendor.
Bentley’s gross sales in 2022 additionally grew to a brand new file, on this case 15,174 models, up 4% over the earlier 12 months. It was the primary time Bentley’s gross sales exceeded the 15,000-unit mark. The Bentayga SUV was as soon as once more the most well-liked mannequin, accounting for about 42% of the whole.
Even Bugatti, which sells vehicles that value within the seven and generally eight figures, loved a file 2022. It managed to ship 80 models, which is its highest for a 12-month interval. Gross sales are anticipated to develop in 2023 for Bugatti as the corporate plans so as to add extra showrooms.
Aston Martin, Ferrari, and McLaren haven’t introduced gross sales figures for 2022 but. McLaren is a non-public firm and in consequence doesn’t should report numbers, although its gross sales doubtless decreased resulting from delays within the launch of the brand new Artura supercar.
Ferrari doubtless surpassed its file of 11,155 models in 2021, whereas Aston Martin additionally doubtless elevated gross sales, although it maybe didn’t set a brand new file.