Z For twelve months, the Federal Motor Transport Authority in Flensburg meticulously kept its cars -New registrations in Germany counted and sorted. We are now presenting you with the Flop 50 from December and the complete annual charts for 2017 as a whole.
In December, models such as Aston Martin Vanquish and V12 romped about at the lower end of new registrations with only one new registration Ferrari F12, Alpina B3 or Infiniti Q70 and Lotus Exige. At the other end of our list of the 50 models with the lowest number of new registrations is the Mercedes SLC in December, which had 81 new registrations. The following table provides the entire December overview.
Also in the annual summary, at the lower end of the new registration statistics, there are models that have only achieved one new registration in 12 months. These include, for example, the VW Phaeton and the Peugeot RCZ, both of which were recently withdrawn from sales, but also models such as the Porsche Carrera GT, the Ferrari F430 and the Mercedes SLR, which will probably receive a German license plate as re-imports years after their debut to have. Two Cadillac Seville and two Mercedes SLS AMG also fall into this category. Numerous other models that are no longer sold in Germany also still appear in the statistics. In between, however, there are also newcomers who are not yet officially or only recently in the trade. One of them is the Volvo XC40, the 14 new registrations of which are probably all related to test or dealer vehicles.
Rolls-Royce models, on the other hand, are always a rare commodity on our roads. In 2017, a total of only 26 Ghost, 37 Wraith, 48 Dawn and 63 Phantom were equipped with a license plate for the first time.
The world market leader VW was able to sell 76 copies of the Jetta, the small British sports car manufacturer Lotus comes up with the Exige 78 new registrations. The year-end list of the Nissan GT-R is decided. The Japanese extreme sports car found 207 German fans in 12 months.
Note: The registration statistics are the official information from the Federal Motor Transport Authority in Flensburg. The division into the respective classes is carried out by the manufacturer using a key number. The statistics can also show models that are not available on the German market or that are no longer being built. This peculiarity can with theKBA statistics occur when e.g. foreign vehicles are registered in Germany for the first time or vehicles have a new ID number. received.