2012 has been a great year so far for the brand with four rings with an impressive sale of 5406 units within the first eight months this year as compared to 5511 units that they achieved during the entire year, 2011. The German car maker saw a 48% growth rate as compared to Jan-Aug last year. The company registered a total sale of 726 units in August 2012 as compared to 510 units during August 2011.
Commenting on the growth, Michael Perschke, Head, Audi India said that the year 2012 has been a remarkable one for Audi in India with a steady growth amidst challenging market conditions in the luxury car segment. He is confident that they will be able to surpass the target of 8000 units this year. He further disclosed that Audi will be adding 5 new more dealerships this year, taking the number to 25.
Audi continues to be a market leader in the luxury SUV segment in India with the Audi Q5 and Audi Q7 and the position has been further strengthened by Audi Q3 which came in this year.