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SA sports car sales hit by November slump

2016-12-08 11:22

CATCH THAT PONY! The Ford Mustang was the best-selling sports car in SA for November 2016. Image: Wheels24

Charlen Raymond

Cape Town - Sports cars have always held a special place among South African petrolheads but adverse economical conditions is slowing sales of these performance vehicles.

During November 2016, a total of 46 413 new vehicles found owners across all segments of the new car market. Overall, this equates to a 9.6% drop (or 4925) compared to November 2015.

Still a solid segment

When the sales were tallied and the numbers verified, it was the Ford Mustang which came out tops as the best-selling sports car in SA for November 2016. A total of 60 muscle cars found new owners.

The Porsche 911 came in second (33) followed by the Cayman/Boxster with 15 units.

Jaguar' sold 14 F-Types while Audi sold seven R8 models.

At the bottom end of the list Ferrari sold two model and BMW i8 and Nissan GT-R found once new owner each.

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Here are the 10 best-selling sports cars for November 2016:

1. Ford Mustang

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2. Porsche 911

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3. Porsche 718 Cayman/Boxster

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4. Jaguar F-Type

5. Audi R8

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6. Maserati Quattroporte

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7. BMW i8

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8. Nissan GT-R

9. Ferrari 488 GTB

10. Ferrari 488 Spider


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