Musings about the Maybach
It's an old story (Autoblog covered it back in October) but people keep speculating on the lackluster sales of super-luxury cars like the Maybach and the Rolls-Royce Phantom. This latest, from a paper in Connecticut, speaks of a general downturn in the market caused the the stockmarket woes of the past few years. The article doesn't mention the success of the Bentley Continental GT. As long as there are those with the money for it, these megacars will have no problem finding a home. Lee Bailey, a Maybach owner quoted in the article, speaks to the lure of the car. "I can't deny the appeal of exclusivity."