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2016: Best-selling super cars in SA

2016-09-12 07:22

Charlen Raymond

STELLAR MONTH: Ferrari sold a total of 15 new cars in August 2016. That's R82 086 000-million worth of cars! Image: QuickPic

Cape Town - August 2016 saw a decline in new vehicle sales compared with the same period in 2015.

Though the Toyota Hilux and Volkswagen Polo Vivo maintained their positions as South Africa’s two best-selling vehicles, figures for both vehicles also saw a decline. 

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But on the other end of the spectrum super cars saw a surprisingly solid month in which no fewer than 50 vehicles were sold.

Ferrari surprised with 15 sales, while Porsche again managed to deliver another stellar month.

Models that did not make the cut, but deserve special mention, include the recently launched Jaguar F-Pace (52 models), the Jag F-Type (9), Porsche Cayman/Boxster, and the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport (79).

Bentley’s all-new SUV, the Bentayga, found seven new owners. It might seem like a small number, but considering that each Bentayga sells for R4-million a pop before options…

The Daytona Group commented about McLaren and Aston Martin sales stats: "Unfortunately we are unable to disclose this information as our figures are not yet finalised." 

READ: SA vehicle sales - 10 best-selling cars in August

Here are the top-selling super cars for August 2016, according to Naamsa.

1 Porsche 911

Price: R1.339-R1.757-million
Units sold in August: 20
Units sold in 2016 to date: 192

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2 Ferrari 488 Spider

Price: R6.086-million
Units sold in August: 10
Units sold in 2016 to date: 16

3 Jaguar F-Type

Price: R1.075-R2.303-million
Units sold in August: 9
Units sold in 2016 to date: 102

4 Nissan GT-R

Price: R1.62-1.72-million
Units sold in August: 6
Units sold in 2016 to date: 28


5 Audi R8

Price: R2.7-3.08-million
Units sold in August: 5
Units sold in 2016 to date: 21 (new and previous generations combined)

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6 Ferrari 488 GTB

Price: R5-million
Units sold in August: 4
Units sold in 2016 to date: 43


7 BMW i8

Price: R1.92-million
Units sold in August: 3
Units sold in 2016 to date: 44


8 Maserati GranTurismo

Price: R2.71-3.31-million
Units sold in August: 2
Units sold in 2016 to date: 9

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9 Ferrari FF

Price: R6.08-million
Units sold in August: 1
Units sold in 2016 to date: 3

Top-selling super cars in SA for 2016 to date

1 Porsche 911 - 192 units

2 Jaguar F-Type - 102

3 BMW i8 - 44

4 Ferrari 488 GTB - 43

5 Nissan GT-R - 28

6 Audi R8 - 21

7 Maserati Ghibli - 19

8 Ferrari 488 Spider - 16

9 Maserati Quattroporte - 13

10 Maserati GranTurismo - 9

11 Ferrari California - 7

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