Talking about hard financial times since the year started?
Well, this is not the case for an estimated 4, 123 Kenyans who have since January bought brand new world’s high-end vehicles worth millions of money.
According to Latest data from the Kenya Motor Industry Association, reports the Star, a total of 4,123 brand new vehicles have been sold locally since the beginning of the year.
Since January to May, the data further shows, two Bentley Bentaygas – a vehicle with an engine capacity of 6,000cc is $265,000 (Sh27.2 million) and could go much higher depending on customization have been sold.
In addition, uncommon luxury vehicles, 7 Jaguars, and 26 Porsches have been sold within the first five months of the year.
Of the seven Jaguars bought, two of them- XF 2.0 GTDi Prestige, $89,930 (Sh9.1 million).
Others are Jaguar E-pace 2.0L Diesel Auto S which goes for at least Sh7 million and two Jaguar F-Pace 3.0 R-Sport whose starting price is Sh8.5 million.
Two others which have been sold are Jaguar XE Prestige with a starting price of Sh6.4 million and a Jaguar XF 2.2L Diesel Portfolio with a starting price of Sh8.3 million.
Of the 26 Porsche’s sold, three of them are; Cayenne S which has a starting price of Sh14.4 million, 22 Cayenne V6 (Sh9.5 million) and one Macan GTS (Sh11.4 million).
Luxurious Mercedes Benz G63 AMG which has a starting price of Sh23.4 million is also among luxurious vehicles sold since the beginning of the year.