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BMW sales rocket in 2012

2012-10-10 14:33

The BMW group experienced record growth around the world in September, 2012, with 177 716 (2011: 159 223) BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce vehicles delivered. That's 11.6% more than in September 2011.

It was also the group's best first nine months, with sales up 8.3% compared to the same period in 2011. 1 335 502 vehicles were delivered against 1 232 619 in 2011.

South Africa, sales in September were 2 331 in (2 324 in 2011). To date, BMW has delivered 21 464 vehicles, up 10%, over the same period in 2011.

BMW brand worldwide sales climbed by 14.3% to 146 843 vehicles in September 2012 (previous year 128 450).


BMW South Africa
September 2011: 2 115   
September 2012: 2 121

2011: 17 633   
Year-to-date: 19 468   

Mini also produced some impressive sales figures for September. Besides the manufacturers increasing sales figures, last month at the Paris auto show, the company unveiled the Mini Paceman. The car is expected to provide further momentum for Mini when it arrives in the first half of 2013.

Mini
Worldwide
2011: 30 392    2012: 30 562    

Mini South Africa
2011: 209        2012: 210
Year to date: 1 996         2011: 1884

Demand for Rolls-Royce motor cars remained steady with a decrease of 4.7% year-to-date compared to 2011. The worldwide market introduction of Phantom Series II in September and the potential for seasonally strong fourth quarter sales causes Rolls-Royce to remain confident of a strong annual result.

BMW Motorrad Worldwide
September 2011: 8 612  2012: 9 215        
January to September 2011: 86 892  2012: 85 944        
Husqvarna motorcycles January to September 2011: 6 079    2012: 7355         

BMW Motorrad South Africa
September 2011: 200  2012: 184       
2011: 1783    Year to date: 1 774