Crewe car maker driving forward

Bentley Motors have announced strong growth in the 3rd quarter of 2012.

The Crewe based luxury car maker has seen a 25% increase in global sales with 5,969 cars delivered to customers at the end of September 2012, up from 4,759 in 2011.  

The Americas remain Bentley’s largest global market with deliveries up 29% on 2011 with 1,750 cars delivered to customers.  

In China deliveries were up 26% with 1,525 cars delivered to customers. 

In Europe customer deliveries were up by 20% with 950 cars delivered whilst in the UK they were up 10% with 854 cars delivered.

Kevin Rose, Bentley’s Member of the Board for Sales, Marketing and Aftersales said: "With a 25% year on year increase in sales we are maintaining our objective of strong double digit growth in 2012.  We are continuing to see significant expansion in all of our global regions and remain the market leader amongst our direct competitors. 

"Sales have been driven by new model introductions including the Continental GT and GTC V8 which are now arriving with customers.  In addition we have seen a very robust performance from our four door vehicles with Mulsanne deliveries up by over 15% and Flying Spur sales up by 5%.”

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