Originally Posted by py0413
Car makers are getting smarter and smarter everyday. Instead of lowing the prices on the markets other than USA, they rise the prices in USA, so now consumers in other countries can't be whining about the price difference as much as before.
My impression was that a large part of the high prices paid for luxury cars in other markets was due to extremely high import taxes. (If the US keeps Obama for another four years, we might see the same as part of his redistribution of wealth plan.
I'd imagine we're probably also seeing higher prices due to the relatively weak dollar.