Luxury Car Sales Rise, Sales of $229,000 McLaren MP4-12C Are Booming in Philadelphia
A recent report says that luxury car sales in the U.S. have increased by 14%. g.
One luxury Philadelphia area dealership says they've been selling lots of high end cars, especially the McLaren MP4-12C. The McLaren has a powerful engine that does 0-60 mph in 3 seconds.
The president of McLaren Philadelphia, Robert Distanislao, says that
area of Philidelphia is well able to
afford a McLaren. Since the end of
December, they've sold 19 of the
model that has a base price of
$229,000. There are many more orders
that have been paid for, as well.
He says they expect to sell between
30-40 of the cars by the end of 2012.
He says the carbon fiber shell is the
soul of the car -- it makes the car
extremely light. It only weighs
2,860 pounds. Take a look:
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