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New sports car registrations in the first half of 2016

Dino Eisele
New sports car registrations 1st half of 2016
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D he June was a Porsche month. The 919 Hybrid triumphed a second time at Le Mans. And the sports car manufacturer from Zuffenhausen also made a big hit with new sports car registrations. Sure, no comparison to Le Mans, but the company will be happy anyway. The Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) counted 939 new registrations for the Porsche 911 in the past month. This brought the 911 by far the top position. The registration rival Audi TT (663) followed in second place ahead of the Mercedes SLC (516).

Porsche 911 ahead of Audi TT and Ford Mustang

Even in the 2016 half-year ranking, there was no way Rear of the Porsche 911 past. Overall, the classic picked up a new license plate 4,713 times in the first six months of the year. His closest pursuers: again the Audi TT with 4,576 newly registered models and, you probably guessed it, the Ford Mustang. The pony car, of which only a third is kept commercially, reported 3,337 times to the registration offices. In the first half of the year, the Mercedes E-Class Coupé (2,522) took fourth place, ahead of the SLK /SLC (2,203).

For June 2016, the KBA had a total of 4,417 new registrations for the sports car Segment off. The fastest vehicles in the guild thus lost compared to the same month last year (minus 6.3 percent). Nevertheless, the decline does not destroy the positive overall course of the first half of the year with almost 26,000 newly registered sports cars (plus 10.2 percent).

Note: The registration statistics are the official figures of the motor vehicle 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.

New sports car registrations June 2016


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