US – Sports Car Sales Figures

The GCBC Analysis

Sports car sales in the U.S. were a mixed bag of results for the month of September and have been that way YTD as well.

For example, muscle cars and misc sports cars both saw sales decline in the month of September and YTD. Muscle car sales dropped across the board. Misc sports cars were a bit more varied, but the vast majority of the models on sale saw sales decrease for both the month of September and so far this year.

On the opposite side, we’ve got European sports car sales and premium sports car sales. Both areas of the market saw sales rise for the month of September and YTD.

The new models in the European sports car segment carried the segment. They include the BMW 8-Series and the BMW Z4. On the premium sports car side of things, the standout models include the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT, Ford GT, and the Acura NSX.

We expect a similar breakdown of sports car sales to continue in the coming months.

We will report September 2019 Automotive Sales beginning on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019, beginning around 10 AM ET.

Data will trickle in throughout the day with the numbers being finalized by EOD. GCBC is also happy to announce that we will be adding quarterly sales reports and comparisons in addition to monthly sales comparisons beginning this quarter. We will also be adding monthly sales tables and charts to the mix as well.

Note: FCA US LLC will end its practice of reporting U.S. and Canada sales on a monthly basis following June results. FCA US and FCA Canada will report monthly sales for May and June. The first quarterly report will occur on October 1, 2019, covering the months of July, August, and September.

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