2013 was a Jaguar Land Rover record year
UK based Jaguar Land Rover Automotive PLC said 2013 was a record year, with delivery of 425,000 new vehicles, an increase of 19% over the previous year.
According to the company, 2013’s success was mainly due to “the introduction of a series of multi award winning new vehicles.”
There was strong growth in all major regions and new records set in 38 countries, including Canada, South Korea, Brazil and Russia.
Jaguar Land Rover sales increased in 2013 compared to 2012 as follows, according to region:
- Asia-Pacific +30%.
- North America +21%.
- UK +14%.
- Europe +6%.
- Rest of the world +23%.
Dr. 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”.
Jaguar Sales 2013
Jaguar sales increased by 42% compared to the previous year, with a total of 76,668 new vehicles delivered, its best year since 2005. New records were set in 17 countries, including China, Russia, India and Brazil.
The company added that Jaguar was the “fastest growing premium brand in the US, India and Germany in 2013.”
Strong global sales growth was mainly driven by the introduction of the F-TYPE and a new yearly record for XF “retailing 47,391 saloon (sedan) and Sportbrake derivatives.”
The Jaguar XJ hit a ten-year record with 19,677 automobile sales. Demand was especially strong in China and North America “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 petrol engines.”
Jaguar’s top-selling region is North America. Below is a list of regional performances:
- North America +44%.
- Asia-Pacific +33%.
- Europe +17%.
- UK +15%.
- Rest of the world +31%.
Land Rover Sales 2013
Land Rover delivered 348,338 new vehicles globally in 2013, an increase of 15% compared to 2012 and a new record. The Range Rover and Range Rover Evoque “had an incredible performance.”
The Range Rover Sport also had a very good year, equaling its previous 2007 record despite only being on the market for part of the year.
Sales for the Freelander 2 were 20% up on the previous year.
Sales records were set in 42 countries, and increased in every major region. Below is a list of Range Rover performance in 2013 compared to 2012:
- Asia Pacific +29%
- The China Region +17%
- North America +15%
- The UK +13%
- Europe +4%
- The rest of the world +22%
Andy Goss, Jaguar Land Rover Group Sales Operations Director said:
“2013 has been a great year in which we have seen some incredibly exciting new models launched to customers across the world. The Range Rover Sport, F-TYPE, new engines and drivetrains, and a number of 14 Model Year enhancements to our existing line up have seen Jaguar Land Rover continue to build strong sales momentum in every global region.”
“It is not just our customers who are delighting in our strongest ever vehicle line up, international journalists bestowed almost 200 awards on our vehicles in 2013 with the F-TYPE, our star performer receiving more than 59 accolades. This recognition is a demonstration that Jaguar Land Rover’s focus is on delivering cars that surpass customer expectations.”
Jaguar Land Rover Automotive PLC is headquartered in Whitley, Coventry, United Kingdom. It has been owned by Tata Motors of India since 2008.