Crewe-based manufacturer Bentley Motors today announced a 25 percent increase in global sales with 5,969 cars delivered to customers at the end of September 2012 (up from 4,759 in 2011).
Sales have continued to grow in every region and the Americas maintains its position as Bentley’s largest global market with deliveries up 29 percent on 2011 with 1,750 cars delivered to customers. In China deliveries were up 26 percent with 1,525 cars delivered to customers.
Bentley’s other global regions echoed the strong performance in the American and China regions. In Europe customer deliveries were up by 20 percent with 950 cars delivered whilst in the UK they were up 10 percent with 854 cars delivered.
Elsewhere deliveries increased by 43 percent in the Middle East (531 cars delivered to customers); 35 percent in Asia Pacific (229 cars delivered to customers) and 69 percent in Japan (130 cars delivered to customers).
With the new GT Speed set to enter the market at the end of this month, Bentley expects a strong finish to 2012 that will build on 2011’s success.