Tuesday, February 12, 2013
By Pawan Rana
Jaguar Land Rover off to a fast sales start for 2013
It’s only been a month that the year 2013 has commenced and Jaguar Land Rover is already having a gala time. The car maker saw a hike of 32% in its January sales. The car maker managed to sell about 34,877 units of its cars globally. If we go into the detail, in China, the sales were up by 74%, in Asia pacific region 46% hike was seen, 33% increase in sales was seen in UK and 24% and 10% augmentation in sales was seen in North America and Europe respectively. In January 2013, all the models of the brand, comprising of Land Rover Discovery, Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, Range Rover, Range Rover Sport and Freelander managed to perform impressively.
With the figures mentioned above, it is clearly seen that Jaguar Land Rover got a very impressive start for this year. Apart from the sales, the firm has recently introduced the Jaguar C-Type car, which is a sheer blend of elegance with stunning looks. This one has won the popular Reims Grand Prix in 1952. Also, in 1951, Jaguar C-type grabbed the first position n Le Mans.
Apart from this showcase, Jaguar India is concentrating on localizing the car to a great extent. The production of the Jaguar XF saloon is already going on at its facility located in Pune Maharashtra. Being manufactured in India, the pricing of this one would be as competitive as Rs. 44.50 lakh. Under the hood, a 2.2-Litre diesel engine will be on duty, which would be seen in India for the first time by jaguar. The current Jaguar XF saloon model in India feature 3.-Litre V6 Turbo diesel engine and another option of 5.0L V8 Petrol supercharged engine. The locally manufactured XF saloon will also be seen with a host of new features like rear view camera, touch screen, electronic sunroof and TV tuner.
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