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Americans see Tesla, Bentley, Lamborghinis as luxury-auto market booms | Sept. 7, 2022 |

Bentley, Lamborghini sales surge as American wealth is booming ...

Sales of all Lamborghini models are on the rise (2021). The Urus Super SUV holds its place as the top-selling model (2,796 units, +35%), thanks to its ability to combine top-level performance with outstanding versatility, followed by Huracán (1,532 units, +46%) and Aventador (524 units, +21%).

In terms of markets, the United States is once again in first place (1,502 units), followed by China Mainland, Hong Kong and Macau (602), which leapt to second place, Germany (391), the UK (318), Japan (258), the Middle East (226) and Italy (197). Sales distribution is well-balanced in the three macro-regions of America, EMEA and Asia-Pacific.

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by Oui (Oui) on Thu Sep 8th, 2022 at 11:12:59 AM EST
Cheaper electric vehicles coming despite high battery costs, 8 Sep MSRP
A $30,000 EV that checks all of the boxes is just a little above the price of a comparable small gas-powered SUV. The Toyota RAV4, the top seller in the segment and the top-selling vehicle in the U.S. that isn't a pickup, starts at just over $28,000.

The only EVs with starting prices under $30,000 (including shipping) now are versions of the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Bolt. Both are smaller than a typical gas-powered compact SUV. The Mini Cooper Electric, Mazda MX30 and Hyundai Kona Electric are in the $30,000s, according to Edmunds.

Kia's Niro EV, Hyundai's Ioniq 5, Ford's F-150 Lightning pickup, the Volkswagen ID.4, Kia EV6, Toyota b24x, Ford's Mustang Mach E, Audi's Q4 e-tron, the Subaru Solterra, Polestar 2, and Tesla Model 3 all have starting prices in the $40,000s....

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by Cat on Sat Sep 10th, 2022 at 01:21:18 PM EST
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