Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover global sales up 16%, Jaguar XF Sportbrake leads

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Apr 10 2013, 23:47pm hrs
Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) today reported 16 per cent increase in global sales at 53,772 units in March from the same month last year.

"Jaguar Land Rover is seeing continued year on year growth following the introduction of new models, engines and drive- trains with the Jaguar XF Sportbrake, new Range Rover and Range Rover Evoque amongst our top selling models," JLR Group Sales Operations Director Phil Popham said in a statement.

Jaguar posted sales of 9,856 in March, up 28 per cent, while Land Rover reported 14 per cent increase in sales at 43,916 units.

In the UK, Jaguar Land Rover sales were up 14 per cent at 17,784 units in March, while China delivered its best-ever month retailing 8,487 units collectively, a growth of 22 per cent.

"Jaguar Land Rover has had a record breaking start to the year reflecting the continued interest in our two great brands and our commitment to delivering desirable products that resonate with customers across the globe," Popham said.