July 5, 2022

Whereas BMW Motorrad set a file gross sales 12 months in 2021 with an enormous 14.8% enhance, Australia’s efficiency was up solely marginally.

In keeping with BMW Motorrad Australia, they bought 2512 bikes and scooters to the top of December which was a 0.8% enhance on 2020.

Globally, BMW Motorrad bought 194,261 bikes and scooters which was up 24,989 up on the earlier 12 months.

Understandably, the German firm’s finest performer which stays the most important market with 25,972 gross sales and main the model in its house.

Subsequent finest is Italy with 16,034 (15.2%), only one forward of the USA which witnessed 32.1% progress.

However the greatest improver was India with a whopping 102.5% enhance to 5191.

Different notable enhancements have been China which was up 21.4% to 14,309, Spain (12,616, 14.4 %) and France (19,887,13.4%).

BMW Motorrad claims the UK’s exit from the EU had no important influence on their gross sales with a rise of 26.6% and gross sales of 9263 in Nice Britain/Eire in contrast with 7315 the earlier 12 months.

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Boxer fashions stay the driving power for the corporate with gross sales of greater than 60,000 R 1250 GS and GS Journey alone and R fashions accounting for half of the corporate’s gross sales.

BMW Motorrad boss Markus Schramm says he’s happy with the outcomes.

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“It’s exactly in instances of disaster the place you’ll be able to see how effectively a group sticks collectively,” he says. 

“I look ahead to 2022 with nice confidence as we begin the 12 months with what is bound to be the strongest product providing ever. 

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“Our 4 cruiser fashions from the BMW R 18 mannequin household are getting into their first full 12 months of gross sales collectively. 

“As well as, within the first few months of 2022 alone, the market launches of the all-electric BMW CE 04 and our 4 superior 6-cylinder fashions Okay 1600 GT/GTL/B and Grand America, which have been additional improved in all respects, are absolute highlights in our vary and can generate an additional gross sales drive within the first half of the 12 months. 

“We even have rather a lot deliberate for the second half of 2022, so our prospects and followers are in retailer for numerous surprises.”