BMW Group U.S. Reports Motorcycle Sales up 9.7 Percent

WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ – February 1, 2013 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – BMW Motorrad USA reported sales of 597 motorcycles in January, an increase of 9.7 percent from the total of 544 motorcycles sold in January, 2012.

2013-BMW-S1000RR1-small

January’s growth was spearheaded by the, up 120 percent with sales of 101 compared to 46 units in 2012. The newly upgraded F 700 GS also grew, up 89 percent with sales of 49 units compared to 26 a year ago, while the recently introduced HP4 superbike and C 650 GT maxi scooter helped maintain the positive momentum from last year with 20 and 47 units respectively.

Motorcycle Sales BMW of North America, LLC, January 2013
  January

2013

January

2012

% YTD

2013

YTD

2012

%
BMW Motorcycles 597 544 9.7 597 544 9.7

BMW Group In America

BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975.  Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003.  The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, the MINI brand, and the Rolls-Royce brand of Motor Cars; DesignworksUSA, a strategic design consultancy in California; a technology office in Silicon Valley and various other operations throughout the country.  BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group’s global manufacturing network and is the exclusive manufacturing plant for all X5 and X3 Sports Activity Vehicles and X6 Sports Activity Coupes.  The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 338 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 139 BMW motorcycle retailers, 115 MINI passenger car dealers, and 34 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers.  BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

Information about BMW Group products is available to consumers via the Internet at:  www.bmwgroupna.com

SOURCE: BMW of North America, LLC

BMW

####