Land Rover reports best sales performance in its history

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has reported the best sales performance of its history, with the car maker selling more models across the globe than before.

New figures today show the group sold 462,678 vehicles in 2014, which was a 9% increase.

And new product launches, like the Discovery Sport, are expected to help JLR break the 500,000 sales barrier in 2015.

The Jaguar brand delivered its strongest full year performance in nearly a decade, retailing 81,570 vehicles, up 6%, while Land Rover sold 381,108 vehicles in 2014 – a 9% improvement.

JLR also said sales were up across all its key geographical regions, driven by its award-winning portfolio of vehicles.

These latest sales figures represent the group’s fifth year of growth in succession.