“Thinking of buying a Bentley? Best not think too long…”
The Financial Times reports:
Thinking of buying a Bentley? Best not think too long, because looming European Union carbon emission targets mean the company that makes the gracious luxury car faces, in theory, a penalty of nearly €20,000 for every one it puts on the road.
The situation could be even worse for the Bugatti, according to a study by the European Environment Agency. The car of choice for the super-rich is in line for a €40,000 charge under the EU rules.
A Rolls-Royce will potentially incur a €12,500 penalty, a Maserati €18,000 and a Lamborghini €17,000…