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Interest in luxury cars rises in 2014

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According to, the sales of luxury vehicles increased 7.3 percent in 2014, compared to a 5.4 percent increase in the sales of economy, standard, and compact cars.

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While most of these purchases are made by individuals taking advantage of the warming economy, a good number of these transactions can be attributed to rental companies like Luxury Line Auto Rental buying the new model year versions needed to keep their luxury fleets up to date.

Luxury car buying and renting is especially big in the Los Angeles area, where the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show just wrapped up at the end of November. Seeing all of the new vehicles and concepts set to take over the market in years to come gets luxury car enthusiasts excited to explore the newest options that are currently on the road.

While almost all reputable luxury car dealers will let customers test drive vehicles before they sink money into these often six-figure purchases, luxury car rental in Los Angeles is one of the best ways for consumers to be absolutely sure that they are completely in love with the vehicle they are looking to purchase.

Also, according to Luxury Line Auto Rental, luxury and exotic car rental companies are expected to keep every one of their vehicles in the absolute finest mechanical and cosmetic shape so that potential car buyers know exactly what their experience will be when they drive their new purchase off the lot.

This is also a huge selling point for renters who are renting a luxury car for travel, temporary use, or leisure rather than consumer research.

The degree of luxury also plays into whether or not someone rents for necessity or the desire for an exhilarating experience. Many of the more common luxury vehicles from brands like Audi, BMW, and Lexus are rented by affluent luxury car owners who are in need of a temporary replacement during repairs to their normal vehicle or while traveling.

However, the most exotic, pulse-pounding vehicles available at Luxury Line Auto Rentals like the Ferrari California and the Lamborghini Gallardo are frequently rented by auto enthusiasts looking for a once-in-a-lifetime experience in one of the finest driving machines on the planet. Often, the more expensive the vehicle, the more likely it is to be rented for leisure rather than utility.

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