Aston Martin is thriving even when with the economic crisis ravaging Europe’s businesses. Aston Martin doesn’t want us to take its word for it though. The British luxury and sports car manufacturer has recently released the 12-month results for the year ending December 31, 2011. Aston Martin experienced a 7% increase to $817.3-million, its highest since 2008.
Before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) are accounted for, Aston has earned $112.8-million. Aston Martin said that has made a profit by having managed to sell 4200 vehicles in one year. All 77-examples of the One-77 supercar have been sold. Aston Martin’s CEO Dr. Ulrich Bez said that its 2011 results show the energy, passion and ongoing resilience of Aston Martin.
He also said that the company is “on track” about its expansion plans throughout the world, particularly in China. The company also plans to invest in new models. The Aston Martin brand is stronger than ever, proven by the high interest in the new V12 Zagato.
It also feels like our $1.93-million One-77 supercar – all 77 of which are now sold – are just nearby. Aston Martin has accrued $122-million in projected sales since the Geneva Motor Show. Aston Martin hasn’t released a new car for sometime (except for the One-77) but those who could afford the expensive items are getting interested and have been buying models.