JAGUAR LAND ROVER REPORTS U.S. SALES FOR FEBRUARY 2013Company press release.
•Jaguar Land Rover North America sales increase 18 percent for February 2013
•Land Rover U.S. sales increase 20 percent for February 2013
•Best overall Land Rover February retail sales month ever
•Jaguar U.S. sales increase 12 percent for February 2013
•Jaguar and Land Rover kick off themonth-long Drive The Extraordinary Sales Event
– March 1, 2013 Jaguar Land Rover North America today reported February 2013 U.S. sales: Land Rover sales were 3,905 units, 20 percent up from 3,255 units in February 2012; Jaguar sales were 1,148 units, 12 percent up from 1,022 units in February 2012. Jaguar Land Rover North America February U.S. sales for both brands hit 5,053 units, an 18 percent increase from 4,277 in February 2012.
'With a combined 5,053 sales, this is the best February since 2006 for Jaguar Land Rover in North America,' said Andy Goss, President, JLRNA. 'We are especially pleased that Land Rover achieved its best February US sales performance ever, driven by sales of the world's first all-aluminum SUV, the 2013 Range Rover. The Jaguar XF had its best month since 2010 and sales continue to be led by the retail availability of Jaguar sedans with new powertrains and all-wheel drive.'
Today, Jaguar and Land Rover kick off the month- long Drive The Extraordinary Sales Event. Customers can visit their local retailers to see the transformed, innovative and seductive Jaguar line-up featuring Instinctive All Wheel Drive™ as well as Land Rover's 2013 model year lineup featuring the most luxurious and capable vehicles, including the all-new, all-aluminum Range Rover.
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For the month of February, the Range Rover hit 825 sales, up 38 percent from 598 in February 2012. Range Rover Sport was the volume leader with 1,261 units sold, up 16% from 1,091 in February 2012. Sales for Range Rover Evoque are up 37% with 981 units sold.
The all-new Range Rover, featuring weight-saving aluminum architecture, is available in showrooms now, and with a starting price of $83,545 ranging up to $130,995 for the Autobiography. For MY13, the Land Rover LR2 receives significant interior and exterior design updates, as well as a fuel efficient 240-hp Turbocharged four cylinder engine.
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 the month of February, the Jaguar XF was the volume leader with 588 sales, up 22 percent from 481 sales in February 2012. Sales for the Jaguar XJ hit 404 units, up 22 percent from 331 in 2012.
In showrooms now are new Jaguar rear wheel drive sedans with the 3.0 liter supercharged V6 and the 2.0 liter turbocharged four cylinder engine. Jaguar XF 3.0 liter All Wheel Drive sedan arrived in dealerships in February.
•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 three 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 Jaguar F-TYPE convertible will join the lineup in summer of 2013.
For MY13 is the transformed Jaguar U.S. lineup: