Jaguar Land Rover last month sold 31,611 vehicles – its best ever 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, up 15%.
July sales were strong for Jaguar Land Rover in Asia Pacific up 43%, the China Region up 36%, North America up 31%, the UK up 8%, and other overseas markets up 29%. Sales in Europe were flat. For the first seven months of the year sales were up 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%.
In July, Jaguar sold 6,157 vehicles up 65% reflecting continued strong demand for all XF derivatives and the introduction of the F-TYPE. XJ also performed well in the month up 52% following a solid performance in both the US and China. Jaguar demonstrated growth in all of the major regions: the China Region up 221%, North America up 63%, Asia Pacific up 32%, the UK up 31%, Europe up 28%, and other overseas markets up 64%.
Calendar year 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%. Solid performances were seen across the new and refreshed line up with a particularly strong month from Discovery 4 up 37%. 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%.