New engines,  F-Pace and a long wheelbase model built exclusiveoly for China helped Jaguar to a 16.4% global sales rise in June 2017

New engines, F-Pace and a long wheelbase model built exclusiveoly for China helped Jaguar to a 16.4% global sales rise in June 2017

Retail sales worldwide for Tata Motors' premium Jaguar Land Rover brands rose 11% year on year to 51,591 vehicles in June 2017.

Retail sales for the first fiscal quarter were up 3.5% to 132,463.

Volume in China soared 65.3% with the UK seeing a more modest 3.8% rise, as did Europe (3.7%) and North America (3.2%). "Overseas markets" were down 8.5%.

Group sales chief Andy Goss said: "Jaguar Land Rover saw another positive performance in June, led by strong sales in China, both from imported vehicles and our Chinese joint venture.

"Jaguar sales were up 16.4% thanks to another strong month for F-Pace and XF. This month has also seen solid sales of our flagship Range Rover and the Discovery Sport. July will mark the start of sales for the new Range Rover Velar, which was revealed in March."

Jaguar sales rose 16.4% last month, boosted by strong of F-Pace and the long wheelbase Jaguar XFL in China. Land Rover increased sales 8.9% to 36,248 thanks to continuing strong demand for Discovery Sport and strong sales of Range Rover. Sales of the new Discovery continue to grow following its launch in North America and China.

JLR global sales

  June% increase YoYQ1 Apr-Jun 2017% increase YoY
JLR 51591111374633.5
Jaguar1534316.44126629.7
Land Rover362488.996197-4.7