Mumbai: German luxury car maker Audi on Thursday reported a little over 13 percent increase in sales at 9,146 units in the January-November period in the country.
The company had sold 8,072 units in the same period last year while its total sales in 2012 in India stood at 9,003 units.
The company was closing in on its strategic target of crossing 10,000 units in a calendar year, Audi said.
"Despite challenging market conditions, we closed the first eleven months with higher sales than the whole of 2012," Audi India head Joe King said in a release.
He said Audi continues to invest heavily in after-sales service -- 50 percent more this year.
2013 signifies Audi's contribution to driving the growth of the luxury car market in India, King said, adding, "We are well on track to reach our target of selling 10,000 cars this year."
The car maker has recently announced that it will jack up prices across models by upto 5 percent from January 1.
Audi has also said the company plans to expand its network to 34 dealerships by the end of 2013 from existing 30.
The Audi model range in India includes the A4, A6, A7 Sportback, A8L, Q3, Q3S Edition, Q5, Q7, S4, S6, RS 5 Coup, TT Coup, the super sports car Audi R8, R8 Spyder and R8 V10.
First Published: Thursday, December 5, 2013, 19:44