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JAGUAR NEWS

April 01 2012

JAGUAR LAND ROVER INDIA ACHIEVES 157% GROWTH IN SALES

Fiscal Year 2011-12 wholesales were 2288 cars – a growth of 157% over the previous year.

In the Fiscal year 2011-12, Jaguar Land Rover India reached wholesales of 2288 cars, in comparison to 891 cars in FY 2010-11 and 226 cars in FY 2009-10.

During the fiscal year, Jaguar Land Rover India increased their product offering through the launch of the globally acclaimed Range Rover Evoque, the Jaguar 2012 model year range (incorporating the XJ, XF and XK) and the fastest and most powerful production sports car Jaguar has ever built, the Jaguar XKR-S.

In May 2011, the first India assembled Land Rover Freelander 2 was launched from the Pune assembly plant. The India assembled Freelander 2 has been very well received with sales increasing at a rate of over 400% compared with the FY 2010-11.

Jaguar Land Rover India dealership network has expanded rapidly to 15 operational outlets in 13 Cities with plans to increase further in 2012 and beyond.

Mr Rohit Suri, Head, Premier Car Division, Jaguar Land Rover India, said: “This fantastic sales figure has been achieved by introducing new products, increasing our reach through dealership expansion and enhancing customer sales and after sales experience. Since we started our Indian operations in mid 2009, the awareness of the Jaguar and Land Rover brands has increased significantly and this has resulted in customers eagerly wanting to experience our products. The reaction from these customers has been extremely positively. We will continue our quest and introduce more new and exciting products to advance our strategy and increase our share of the Indian luxury car market".

The Jaguar product range in India includes the XJ, XF, XFR, XKR and the XKR-S. For Land Rover, it includes the Freelander 2 (assembled in Pune), Discovery 4, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover and the Range Rover Evoque.