Jaguar Land Rover, Tata Group owned premium car maker from UK, sold 34,877 vehicles during the month of January 2013 and hence, registered a sales-increase of 32% versus the corresponding period of last year.
JLR’s January sales were higher across every major market with sales growth of up to 74% in China, 46% in Asia Pacific, 33% in the UK, 24% in North America and 10% in Europe.
Phil Popham, Jaguar Land Rover’s Director of Group Sales Operations said, “With one of the best month’s sales performances ever, both Jaguar and Land Rover brands have had a very strong start to the year. This reflects the introduction of the all-new Range Rover as well as the 2013 Model Year Jaguar XF and XJ models.”
Last month, Land Rover sold 29,118 vehicles (an increase of 31%), with increased sales of Freelander (up by 57%), Range Rover (up by 52% including prior model), Range Rover Evoque (up by 32%), Range Rover Sport (up by 17%) and Land Rover Discovery (up by 14%).
Land Rover sales were up in all major markets with record January sales in several, including the UK, USA and Germany.
Jaguar sold 5,759 vehicles in January (up by 40%), with increased sales of the XJ (up by 70%) and the XF (up by 37%), reflecting strong sales of the recently introduced XF Sportbrake as well as all-wheel drive and smaller engine options. Jaguar sales were up in all major markets.