A huge uptick in U.S. sales of the BMW 7-Series, following an August 2015 in which 7-Series crumped in the lead-up to a new-model transition, and a doubling of Maserati Quattroporte sales powered America’s high-end luxury limo segment to a 16% year-over-year increase in August 2016.
Despite the massive 1267% year-over-year uptick for the BMW and a 17% drop in sales of the class leader, Mercedes-Benz’s S-Class remained atop the category in August. Year-to-date, S-Class sales are nearly 50% stronger than sales of the its main BMW rival.
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With newly available figures for the Quattroporte also came newly available figures for a couple of Bentleys, cars that largely operate in another price spectrum.
Bentley sold 240 Flying Spurs in the first two-thirds of 2016, a 43% drop, and 88 Mulsannes, a 25% decrease. Across its lineup, there were 594 Rolls-Royces sold in the first eight months of 2016.
You can click any model name in the tables below to find historical monthly and yearly U.S. auto sales data. You can also select a make and model at GCBC’s Sales Stats page. This table is sortable, so you can rank large luxury cars any which way you like. Mobile users can thumb across the table for full-width access. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.