Editors' pick: Originally published March 2.

Thanks to investors anticipating a business-friendly administration, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is setting new records. As a result, high net worth buyers seem to be celebrating by purchasing super luxury items such as real estate, art, and you guessed it — six-figure cars. 

Vehicle sales by Volkswagen's (VLKAY) Bentley, Ferrari (RACE) - Get ReportMaserati, Porsche, and Rolls-Royce jumped an estimated 18% since the election through January, compared with the same period in 2016, according to a recent WSJ article.  

"Demand has been very strong -- I always look at the S&P 500, and it's doing well, so I'm not surprised," Rolls-Royce North America President Pedro Mota told TheStreet when asked about the state of the U.S. luxury car market and demand so far for the new $300,000 plus Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge Edition. Mota says sales have gotten off to a good start this year, too.

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The perceived jump in wealth based on portfolio gains is called "the wealth effect" by economists, and affects those with higher stakes in the stock market. 

Another variable playing a factor in the sales boom in the luxury auto market are the notoriously limited production volumes. Cars that cost more than $250,000 are produced less to protect exclusivity and hey, fewer people can afford them anyway. Autodata estimates there were about 7,000 deliveries of Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Ferrari and Lamborghini autos in 2016 — and that's a lot. 

Let's take a look at how the uber wealthy are celebrating their new riches by seeing how much auto sales have jumped for particular luxury auto brands of late. Try to not cry.