Thursday, January 8, 2015
Bentley Has Record Breaking Sales In 2014
Bentley delivered a record breaking 11,020 cars in 2014, a 9 percent increase on 2013's record year. The Americas region led the way with 29 percent of total global deliveries at 3,186 cars up from the 2013 number of 3,140. China closes the gap as the second largest customer region with 2,670 cars delivered in 2014 versus the previous year of 2,191. European deliveries of 1,539 cars was a 4 percent gain over 2013. Bentley’s home market, the UK, delivered 1,387 cars, up from 1,381 cars in 2013. Overall, 87 percent of Bentley’s cars are exported from England to customers around the world.
Middle East record sales of 1,263 cars was up 7 percent and Asia Pacific record deliveries of 669 cars was a 48 percent jump from the previous year driven by success of the two-door Continental GT model line. Japan sales were 306 cars, up 5 percent over 2013.
The Continental GT V8 S and GT Speed coupe and convertible and Flying Spur V8 all entered the market in 2014 to help boost sales.