The automaker, which competes with Volkswagen's Bentley and Daimler's Maybach, delivered almost 500 cars in Greater China in the first 10 months of 2010, compared with about 100 for the whole of last year, including sales in Hong Kong.
Rolls-Royce is selling more of its Phantom and Ghost sedans in China as rising incomes in the world's fastest-growing major economy boost sales of luxury cars. China has 875,000 millionaires, 6.1% more than last year, according to Shanghai-based Hurun Research Institute.
A Rolls-Royce Phantom starts at RMB 6.6 million($990,000) and buyers pay RMB 4.1 million ($614,500) for a Ghost in China due to high taxes on imported luxury cars. In the U.S., by comparison, the Phantom starts at $380,000.
Source: Bloomberg News
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