A new concept car has emerged from Russia, possiby signaling a new generation of extreme high end luxury cars aimed at the market of very wealthy Russian millionaires and billionaires. The Impression uses many Mercedes CL63AMG parts, however is still a Russian concept design.
Interesting, the new Russian car will cost around 1.3 million Euros, which is a major chunk of change considering that translates into around $2 million American dollars. And the car could be produced at the rate of two or three per year in Germany by the Russian creators. Interesting how a Russian company can make a profit by building only a few cars a years that sell for $2 million dollars as GM and Chrysler struggle with selling hundreds of thousands of cars at probably less than their actual cost of doing business. Strange economic world isn't it?
Compared to the old image of stodgy old boxy Russian cars, the new Impression design is major league cool. It incorporates many of the great styling cues lifted from 1930's era European luxury cars, which isn't a bad way to look for a luxury car. Well, the car certainly made an Impression on me.
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