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Luxury cars are popular gifts this year

December 23, 2006

Albany -- Some south Georgians will have a very merry Christmas when they find a new luxury car in their driveway. Albany Motorcars has had very good sales of new Mercedes Benz and BMW's this holiday season, many were sold as gifts.

The most popular seller this year is the BMW 500 series sedan. Albany Motorcars expects to sell up to 45 new cars in December alone.

"Oh that would be an awesome, awesome present. To walk outside and see a big red bow on a new Mercedes or BMW, an awesome Christmas present," said Anthony Smith.

Sales associates say the average selling price for one of these new cars is $60,000.

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