Jaguar Land Rover, which is owned by Tata Motors, has overtaken Audi as the third-largest luxury carmaker in the world. In February 2021, Jaguar Land Rover overtook Audi for the third spot, selling 188 units compared to 298 units in February 2020, a 36.9% fall. JLR has been the only luxury car manufacturer to see a revenue rise in 2019, even though all of its rivals saw sales decline.
Jaguar Land Rover Saw A 9% Increase In Sales From Last Year
Mercedes-Benz stayed at the top of the luxury car sales charts in February 2021, ahead of BMW, Jaguar Land Rover, and Audi, with a significant decrease of 27.4 per cent. When we look closely, though, we can see how far BMW and JLR have come. The former was just 23 units behind Mercedes’ overall domestic count, while the latter was a single unit ahead of Audi. In February 2020, Audi managed to report 187 units as opposed to 314 units in February 2020, a steeper decline of 40.4 per cent. To attract more buyers, carmakers are focusing on introducing new models, mostly in the entry-level luxury segment.
Mercedes-Benz will unveil the facelifted E-Class on March 16, while Audi will unveil the electrified e-tron and e-tron Sportback over the next three months, all of which will be delivered via CBU.
Volvo is preparing three new launches: the XC40 Recharge electric SUV will be joined by the facelifted XC60 and S90, and the newly introduced C40 will arrive in 2022.
In India, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has unveiled two new powerful engines for the famous off-roader. The SUV now has a 3.0-litre 6-cylinder turbocharged engine, available in both petrol and diesel, making it the most powerful version of the model in the region.
The Diesel-Powered Land Rover Defender 2021 Has Been Finally Released At Rs 94.36 Lakh.
The reservation of I-Pace started from November 2020, It will be fitted with a 90 kWh lithium-ion battery pack with a WLTP cycle driving range of 480 km on a single charge. It has a maximum power output of 394 bhp and torque of 696 Nm, and all four wheels are powered by a twin motor system.
The Jaguar I-Pace will be available in S, SE, and HSE trims, with a reported 0 to 100 kmph time of 4.8 seconds and a top speed of 200 kmph. JLR’s global sales have been improving as a result of increased sales in China, and the Land Rover Defender has been well received locally in recent months.
The price of the 3.0-litre turbocharged diesel unit will start from ?94.36 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and will go up to ?1.08 crore for the top-spec X variant. The price of the 3.0-litre turbocharged petrol unit starts from ?86.24 lakh and goes up to ?92.80 for the top-end X-Dynamic HSE trim.