Luxury automobile sales up by 6.5% in Russia

Autostat – Luxury automobiles market amounted to almost 1.2 million units in 2016, following a 6.5% year-on-year rise.

Approximately 60% of the market belongs to one model – Mercedes-Benz Maybach S-Class. 684 Russian citizens have purchased the model last year. Bentley, the traditional choice for Russians, has taken the second spot in the rankings (318 vehicles), with more than a quarter share of the market. The top-three in the luxury segment has been completed by Rolls-Royce (110), with around 10% market share.

32 new Ferrari, 25 Lamborghini, 17 Maserati and 5 Aston Martin automobiles have also appeared in Russian roads in 2016.