Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) sold 25,176 vehicles in the month of October, an increase of 10% from a year ago. The two brands retailed 294,291 vehicles in the first ten months of the 2012 calender year, an increase of 35% compared to the same period a year ago. October sales were up in all major markets apart from the USA. JLR has experienced strong sales growth across all major markets in the 2012 calender year to date, with increased sales in North America (up 15%), UK (up 21%), Europe (up 41%), China (up 78%) and Asia Pacific (up 38%).
Phil Popham, Jaguar Land Rover’s Director of Group Sales Operations said, 'We have seen a strong sales performance across both the Jaguar and Land Rover brands in the first ten months of this year. During a very competitive year for premium car sales, and in an increasingly uncertain economic environment, I am delighted to see strong demand for our products and that we are still performing well across all our key markets.'
October retail sales for Land Rover were 22,166 vehicles, up 3,235 units (17%) from 2011 with Evoque, Range Rover Sport, Discovery, and Freelander all up. Since the start of the year, Land Rover has retailed 249,414 vehicles (up 41%). The new generation Range Rover will go on sale to customers in December.