Rolls-Royce announced today that it has appointed a new dealership in Plainview, Long Island, New York. The dealership, owned by Stuart Hayim, is scheduled to open tomorrow.
The opening of a Rolls-Royce dealership is a rare sight. The British company has only 34 authorized locations in North America, with 31 of those located in the U.S. Interestingly enough, five are within a 50-mile radius of Manhattan. We suppose Rolls-Royce is not having any trouble selling its cars there.
The expanding dealer network will likely be needed if the new Rolls-Royce Ghost is as much of a hit as we think it'll be. The Ghost was officially unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt motor show. Pricing is expected to be nearly half that of a Phantom, which starts in the neighborhood of $380,000. We're not sure of a launch date, but it can't be too far off.