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New sports car registrations in March 2016

Rossen Gargolov
New sports car registrations March 2016
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E s was a question of time. Since its market launch in Germany, the Ford Mustang has always been in the top group of new registration statistics from the Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA). But it wasn't enough for first place. Until now. In March 2016, the Mustang defeated the German competition and climbed the top step. The pony car had a total of 780 new registrations. In February it was still 543.

Mustang with a small commercial share

Audi TT and Porsche 911 also increased. Still, neither of them could stop the Mustang. According to KBA, the 911 had new registrations of 752. The TT picked up a new license plate 708 times. It is worth taking a look at the holders. Commercial customers account for over 60 percent of new registrations for the Porsche 911. In the TT it is even over 70 percent. Reversed picture for the Mustang: Here over 70 percent of the newly registered vehicles are driven by private individuals.

The Mercedes E-Class Coupé came in behind the top 3 in March 2016 (532 new registrations). The Porsche Boxster followed one place behind. The Zuffenhausen resident was registered a total of 442 times. The other positions: Mercedes SLK /SLC (364), Mercedes-AMG GT (214), Porsche Cayman (200), BMW Z4 (163) and Maserati Ghibli (142).

V8 from 43,000 euros: This price stands out.

Although, with 5,020 cars, significantly more sports cars were newly registered in the past month than in February (3,334), the market suffered a slight slump cope - because March 2015 was a relatively strong month. In comparison, approvals fell by 5.2 percent. In February, however, there was an increase of 42.7 percent compared to the result from 12 months ago. Overall allowedThe sports car manufacturers are still happy: From January to March, 11,972 sports cars received a new badge (+ 16.7 percent compared to the same period last year).

Note: The registration statistics are the official data from Kraftfahrt Federal Office 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 occur with the KBA statistics if e.g. foreign vehicles are registered in Germany for the first time or vehicles have a new ID number. received.


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