BMW Motorrad October Sales Up

BMW Motorrad October Sales Up

BMW Motorrad released their October sales numbers which showed they exceeded their already strong sales result of the previous October by 1.7%. BMW Motorrad delivered 6,845 motorcycles to customers worldwide in October. So far this year, deliveries rose to 88,353 motorcycles (prev. yr. 76,443). This represents an increase of 15.6% over the previous year. Sales should remain strong next year as BMW Motorrad recently brought out several new models including the K1600GT, K1600GTL, R1200R, R1200R Classic and G650GS.

BMW Group sales recorded double-digit growth once again in October. With 128,593 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brand automobiles sold worldwide (+11.6%, prev. yr. 115,278 units), the BMW Group achieved its best-ever October sales result. A total of 1,190,796 (prev. yr. 1,054,841) vehicles have been delivered to customers since the start of the year — an increase of 12.9% compared with the first 10 months of the previous year.

The BMW Group saw continued growth in the US despite the economic uncertainties. In October, BMW Group retail volumes climbed 12.6% to 23,222 units. For the year through October, sales of the BMW and MINI brands increased 7.7% to 215,274 vehicles.

BMW Group sales in/up to October 2010 at a glance

In September 2010 Comp to previous year Up to/incl. September 2010 Comp to previous year
BMW Group Automobiles 128,593 +11.6% 1,190,796 +12.9%
BMW 107,789 +12.4% 1,000,514 +14.6%
MINI 20,525 +6.1% 188,275 +4%
Motor Cars
279 +298.6% 2,007 +278%
BMW Motorcycles 6,845 +1.7% 88,353 +15.6%

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