COMPARING ZR1, COOPER S, S600, R8 V10 & NEW JAG XJ PRICING IN 3 COUNTRIES


Every automaker on the planet sets up national businesses underneath their international umbrella. These domestic underlings are very responsible for developing pricing schemes independent of what might be happening across oceans or borders. Costs must be covered; profits must be earned. That’s the bottom line. Outside of those two factors, it’s impossible to predict how any manufacturer will price their cars.

Five vehicles which readily display these remarkable differences are listed below with their prices from three different countries. With the help of XE.com you’ll see how these prices relate (or don’t relate at all) inside the parenthetical sections.

MINI COOPER S

Germany: €23,100 (equal to £19,896 or $32,976)
UK: £16,580 (equal to €19,241 or $27,470)
USA: $21,950 (equal to €15,375 or £13,244)

AUDI R8 5.2 V10

Germany: €142,400 (equal to £122,659 or $203,160)
UK: £99,580 (equal to €115,596 or $164,920)
USA: $146,000 (equal to €102,351 or £88,171)

MERCEDES-BENZ S600

Germany: €155,355 (equal to £133,773 or $221,501)
UK: £105,160 (equal to €122,096 or $174,124)
USA: $147,450 (equal to €103,393 or £89,044)
CHEVROLET CORVETTE ZR1

Germany: €136,000 (equal to £117,106 or $193,943)
UK: £109,000 (equal to €126,586 or $180,594)
USA: $103,970 (equal to €72,873 or £62,752)
JAGUAR XJL S’CHARGED SUPERSPORT
Germany: €139,900 (equal to £120,465 or $199,521)
UK: £88,000 (equal to €102,198 or $145,752)
USA: $115,000 (equal to €80,652 or £69,433)