The Middle East control the fuel supply and don’t necessarily like the west too much and are happy to control supply, and therefore, price.
The Americans have the most money, but in general terms, the worst taste in how to spend it.
The Europeans design the best cars, but are hindered by the money/taste problem noted above.
Ain’t it great to be a second hand Saab buyer? Low price, great design and an economy/performance relationship that keeps you happy.