Audi on Tuesday said its sales in China rose 37% year on year in September to more than 15,000 cars, a new monthly sales record for the automaker.

For the year to date, Audi sales were up 20% to 108,859 units.

Deliveries of the Audi A4L - a locally-made long wheelbase model built specially for China - were up 53% in the first nine months to 24,763 units.

Audi will expand its network of dealerships and service facilities in China to over 200 locations by 2015 from 139 currently.