JAGUAR LAND ROVER NORTH AMERICA SALES UP 11% IN MAY
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*JAGUAR LAND ROVER REPORTS U.S. SALES FOR MAY 2013*
- *Jaguar Land Rover North America sales increase 11 percent for May
2013: best May sales since 2007***
- *Jaguar U.S. sales increase 33 percent: highest monthly increase of
the year for the brand***
- *Jaguar XF Sedan grows 33 percent on power of All Wheel Drive and new
- *Jaguar F-TYPE deliveries begin***
- *Land Rover U.S. sales increase 3 percent for May 2013: hits all time
U.S. YTD high for the brand***
- *All new Range Rover sales increase 33 percent for May, 2013***
*(MAHWAH, NJ) June 3, 2013 – *Jaguar Land Rover North America today reported May 2013 U.S. sales: Land Rover sales were 3,554 units, 3 percent up from 3,438 units in May 2012; Jaguar sales were 1,435 units, 33 percent up from 1,075 units in May 2012. Jaguar Land Rover North America May U.S. sales for both brands hit 4,989 units, an 11 percent increase from 4,513 in May 2012.
Year to date through May, Jaguar Land Rover North America is up 12 percent with Jaguar up 13 percent and Land Rover up 12 percent. For Land Rover, 2013 YTD sales of 19,516 are the highest first five months in the history of the brand in the United States.**
"Jaguar Land Rover had its best May sales in the U.S. since 2007 and Jaguar its best month this year,” said Andy Goss, President, Jaguar Land Rover North America. “Both brands are benefitting from the excitement of new product launches with the Jaguar XF sedan and Range Rover SUV leading the way.”
*U.S. BRAND HIGHLIGHTS*
For the month of May, the new Range Rover increased sales 33 percent to 954 units, up from 715 units in May, 2012. The volume leader continues to be the Range Rover Sport with 1,105 sales, a decrease of 8 percent from 1,197 sales in May 2012. Year to date, the Range Rover Sport is up 6 percent. The all new Range Rover Sport goes on sale this fall.
Range Rover Evoque continued to grow, with an increase of 6 percent to 751 units from 706 units in May, 2012. Year to date, the Range Rover Evoque is up 26 percent from 2012.
For Land Rover, 2013 YTD sales of 19,516 are the highest first five months in the history of the brand in the United States.* *The previous high had been 2006 at 19,106 units.
Land Rover's 2013 model year line-up features five models: The 240-hp 2.0 liter powered LR2 and Range Rover Evoque; the LR4 powered by the 375-hp 5.0 liter V8; the Range Rover Sport and Range Rover, both available with the Naturally-aspirated 375-hp V8 and 510-hp supercharged 5.0 liter V8 powertrains. For MY14 both the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport will come equipped with a choice of supercharged 340-hp 3.0 liter V6 or 510-hp supercharged 5.0 liter V8 powertrains.
The Jaguar brand’s increase of 33 percent in May was the brand’s highest percentage increase this year. The Jaguar XF continues to be the volume and growth leader with 630 units sold, up 33 percent from 475 sales in May 2012. The Jaguar XJ was up 7 percent to 527 units from 494 units in May, 2012. In the month of May, 45 percent of Jaguar XJ and XF sedans sold were equipped with All Wheel Drive.
At the end of the month deliveries of the new Jaguar F-TYPE two seat convertible sports car began adding 159 units.
Year to date, Jaguar sales are 6,161, up 13 percent from 5,476 sales.
At the 2013 New York International Auto Show, Jaguar debuted two new models, the 550-hp Jaguar XJR and Jaguar XKR-S GT, expanding its R performance lineup to six models.
For MY13 the transformed Jaguar U.S. lineup includes:
- Instinctive All Wheel Drive™ – Available on both the XF and XJ
- Supercharged 340hp V6 engines in the XF and XJ
- Turbocharged 240hp four cylinder engine available in the XF
- Eight Speed ZF® Automatic Transmissions on all XF and XJ models
- Auto Engine Stop/Start on select XF and XJ models
Jaguar's 2013 model year line-up features four models: The Jaguar XJ luxury sedan, powered by either the supercharged 3.0 liter V6 in rear wheel or all wheel drive configuration, naturally-aspirated 385-hp 5.0 liter V8, the 470-hp supercharged 5.0 liter V8 or the 510-hp supercharged 5.0 liter V8; the Jaguar XF sports sedan powered by the 240-hp 2.0 liter turbocharged four cylinder, supercharged 340-hp 3.0 liter V6 in rear wheel or all wheel drive configuration, the naturally-aspirated 385-hp 5.0 liter V8, the 470-hp supercharged 5.0 liter V8 or, in the XFR, the 510-hp supercharged 5.0 liter V8 powertrains; and the XK coupe and convertible sports cars powered by either the naturally-aspirated 385-hp V8, or for the XKR, the 510-hp supercharged 5.0 liter V8 powertrains. Jaguar also offers its highest performance models ever, the 2013 Jaguar XKR-S coupe and convertible with a 550-hp supercharged 5.0 liter V8 powertrain. The 2014 MY Jaguar F-TYPE convertible comes in three variants, 340-hp F-TYPE, 380-hp F-TYPE S and 495-hp F-TYPE V8 S.
** Price shown is MSRP. Includes destination and delivery fee. Excludes taxes, title, license and other local fees. Actual price set by retailer.*
*** Based on EPA estimate. Actual mileage may vary.*
Stuart Schorr Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC firstname.lastname@example.org Office: 201 760-8561
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