You know, rich people don't just rock up to luxury car showrooms with a briefcase full of money to buy the latest, most expensive exotica - well actually some do - but most need finance just like you and me. JBR Capital specialises in high-end vehicle financing and has revealed a few interesting trends from 2019.
The average value of a car financed by them is £96,000. The most popular choices with the high-rollers are still - and somewhat unimaginatively - Porsches. From efficient and German, to sexy and Italian, nonetheless Ferrari accounts for 34% of all pay-outs on supercars valued at over £250,000.
The most frequently financed single supercar this year however, was the Lamborghini Aventador LP 770-4 SVJ, a limited edition model, with a '63' variant of which only 63 examples were made to mark the famed manufacturer's founding year of 1963.
They're not always new cars as the average age of the cars financed were 13 years-old, and the most popular brands came from Germany, Britain and Italy. The largest number of luxury cars financed in the UK were for customers based London and the South East at 39%.
Darren Selig, Executive Chairman at JBR Capital, said, “Some limited edition Lamborghinis do have the ability to hold their value well, and continue to be in demand, even in unfavourable financial climates. A prime example of this being the sale of a Lamborghini Veneno for £6.8 million at the Bonhams Bonmont auction, in Switzerland, this September.
“One significant trend we have seen this year is that prestige vehicles such as the Tesla Model S, X and the new Model 3 are starting to gather pace in terms of popularity. We have certainly been getting more enquiries with regards to the financing of electric vehicles."
If you could finance a supercar, which one would it be?