Record sales performance for Jaguar, Land Rover in July
Jaguar Land Rover, the UK’s leading manufacturer of premium luxury vehicles, sold 31,611 vehicles last July; an increase of 21% versus the same period last year. During the first seven months of the year, Jaguar Land Rover sold 241,801 vehicles; an increase of 15%.
July sales were strong for Jaguar Land Rover in Asia Pacific by 43%. As for the other regions, China Region by 36%, North America by 31%, the UK by 8%, and other overseas markets by 29%, whereas sales in Europe were flat.
For the first seven months of the year, sales increased in all major regions with Asia Pacific up 29%, the China Region up 18%, North America and the UK both up 15% Europe up 5% and other overseas markets up 20%.
Commenting on the July performance, Phil Popham, Jaguar Land Rover Group Sales Operations Director said that this has been another record month for Jaguar Land Rover driven by strong performances in the US, China and Asia Pacific.
“Jaguar has delivered a very strong performance with solid growth in China and North America thanks to the refreshed XJ and XF models. Land Rover has again seen record sales this month with continued strong global demand for the new and refreshed model line-up.”, Popham added.
In July, Jaguar sold 6,157 vehicles up 65% reflecting continued strong demand for all XF derivatives and the introduction of the F-TYPE. To date, Jaguar sold 43,793 vehicles up 33% with increases in each major region: 98% in the China Region, 28% in North America, 23% in the UK, 22% in Asia Pacific, 15% in Europe and 25% in other overseas markets.
Land Rover set a new July sales record retailing 25,454 vehicles, up 14%. Positive performances were recorded in: Asia Pacific up 46%, North American up 21%, the China Region up 20% and the UK up 3%. Sales in Europe were down by 5% due to Range Rover Sport run out.
Calendar year to date, Land Rover sold 198,008 vehicles up 11% with a strong performance from Freelander up 27% and all-new Range Rover retailing 25,863 units. Positive growth was seen in all major regions: Asia Pacific up 30%, the UK up 13%, North America up 11%, the China Region up 8%, Europe up 4% and other overseas markets up 20%.