The luxury auto company delivered 1,380 cars in the first quarter, up 62% from the same time last year.
Rolls-Royce Motor Carsenjoyed its best quarter in its 116-year history this year as customers snapped up $330,000 worth of its SUVs and other models.
The luxury car company, which is owned by BMW, delivered 1,380 cars in the first quarter, up 62% from the same period in 2020 which was impacted by the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic. The previous sales record was reached 2019.
The company said demand is especially strong for its the Cullinan, its nearly 3-ton SUV that starts at $335,000 but generally sells for over $400,000 with options and customizations. Sales for its new Ghost model, which starts around $332,000 and has an optional LED interior roof to simulate a starry sky, are also high.
Rolls-Royce said demand continues to remain strong “with order books extending well into the second half of 2021.”
Other high-end car companies, like Bentley and Lamborghini, have also seen strong recent sales.