Mercedes-AMG managed a record November, growing 18 per cent to a tick over 600 units — a staggering one-in-six of all Benz sales here.
Cars developed by the Affalterbach tuning house regularly make up a higher proportion of Mercedes-Benz’ total sales in Australia than any other market worldwide. But November was large even by those standards.
Year-to-date (YTD), Mercedes-AMG has managed around 4600 sales, including the new '43' range. This is about 14 per cent of all Mercedes-Benz passenger and SUV sales.
More specifically, the rough YTD figures by model are 1000 for the Mercedes-AMG C63 range, 850 for the CLA45 sedan and Shooting Brake, 750 for the A45, 350 for the GLA45 and 250 for the GLE63.
To provide additional context, this circa 4600 YTD figure for the Mercedes-AMG sub-brand put it ahead of Porsche (4324), as well as entry European brands Skoda (4324), Mini (3496) and Peugeot (2968).
November was a strong month in general for Mercedes-Benz in Australia, with 3584 sales representing almost 20 per cent growth. It finished tenth overall and sat ahead of BMW (2114) and Audi (2030).