Originally Posted by escaraBAJO
They probably make more money by selling their entry level stuff. They don't need to sell these special models, they just use them to create an aspirational need for the brand.
Ibanez does produce a fair number if high end models, some if which sell as for as much as $4,000 like the Gary Willis and Gerald Veasley models.
The Grooveline and high end Soundgear basses are $2,000+ too.