Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover, UK's leading manufacturer of premium luxury
vehicles has delivered its strongest ever full year global sales performance.
This can be directly attributed to the introduction of a series of multi award
winning new vehicles in 2013. Full year retail sales stood at 425,006, up 19pc
with strong growth in all major regions and new records set in 38 markets,
including Russia, Brazil, Korea and Canada. Regional performance for the full
year was as follows: Asia Pacific and the China region up 30pc, North America
up 21pc the UK up 14pc, Europe up 6pc, and other overseas markets up 23pc.
recorded a 42pc year on year increase in sales, selling 76,668 vehicles in 2013
- its strongest full year sales performance since 2005 with new records set in
17 markets including, Brazil, India, Russia and China. The iconic British
motoring marque also emerged as the fastest growing premium brand in the USA,
Germany and India in 2013. This strong global performance was primarily driven
by F-TYPE introduction and a new annual record for XF retailing 47,391 saloon
and Sportbrake derivatives. XJ also delivered its best full year performance
for ten years with 19,677 vehicle sales with particular strong demand from
North America and China thanks to the introduction of the All-Wheel Driveline
and an enhanced engine line up which includes the 3.0 V6 and 2.0 4-cylinder
Rover set a new full year sales record retailing 348,338 vehicles in 2013, up
15pc on the prior year following record sales of the Range Rover and Range
Rover Evoque and an incredible performance from all- new Range Rover Sport
which was close to equalling its prior record set in 2007, despite having only
been on sale for part of the year. The Freelander 2 also delivered a very
strong full year performance, up 20pc on the prior year.
Ralf Speth, Jaguar Land Rover CEO said: “2013 has proven to be a very positive
year for Jaguar Land Rover thanks to continuing strong demand for vehicles
across the range. Our unrelenting focus on design, technology, innovation and
quality has seen Jaguar Land Rover reach global consumers in more markets than
ever before thanks to its most desirable product line-up, enriched further in
2013 by the Jaguar F-TYPE and all-new Range Rover Sport”.