US – Sports Car Sales Figures

The GCBC Analysis

Sporty car sales in the U.S. didn’t look too good for the most part for the month of August. Muscle car sales were down significantly. Premium Sports cars and misc. sports cars were down, too.

The European sports car sales, however, were up considerably. This is partly due to the fact that the BMW 8-Series and the Z4 are new for the segment.

When you look at the YTD numbers, you’ll notice that muscle car sales and misc. sports car sales are significantly down. When you look at European and premium sports cars they both are up so far this year.

It’ll be interesting to see if the premium sports car market can turn things around in the coming months. We expect the muscle car and misc. sports car segments to continue to struggle.

We will report August 2019 Automotive Sales beginning on Wednesday, September 4th, 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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