Another ultra-luxury car has entered the Israel auto market, As reported exclusively in "Globes" several months ago, the Auto Art company, owned by businessman Haim Danino, brother of the Israel Police Inspector General, has officially launched sales of the Aston Martin sports car brand in Israel.
The company reported that several orders had already been placed by Israeli customers for the Vantage, DB9, and Rapide models, and that 16 of the 20 cars expected had already landed in Israel. The showroom will open this month in Herzliya with a display of the brand's four main models. The price of the two-seat Vantage model is NIS 910,000. The open roadster version will cost NIS 990,000, and the V12 version of the car carries a NIS 1.54 million price tag.
A GT four-seat DB9 model will cost from NIS 1.419 million, while a four-door Rapide S model, which competes with the Porsche Panorama, will cost NIS 1.58 million. The basic version of the Vanquish super model will cost NIS 2.02 million. All of these cars have engine volumes of 500-600 cc, and all are capable of reaching a speed of 300 km/h. The company said, "We were surprised at the number of those interested and the demand from Israeli customers, even before official marketing has begun."
Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on September 2, 2014
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