BMW Increases October Motorcycle Sales

BMW Oct. Sales

BMW Motorrad sales recorded monthly growth once again in October. The BMW motorcycle group delivered 6,845 motorcycles to customers worldwide in October, exceeding the already strong sales result from the previous October by 1.7%.

Year-to-date as of October, deliveries rose to 88,353 motorcycles vs 76,443 last year. This represents an increase of 15.6% over the previous year.

BMW Motorrad also presented a large number of new motorcycle models at the fall shows in Cologne Germany and Milan Italy that are hopeful prospects.

It is BMW stated intent to expand its attractive range of models for the 2011 motorcycle season with its first six-cylinder touring bikes, the K 1600 GT and the K 1600 GTL; the two new Boxer models, R 1200 R and R 1200 R Classic; and the G 650 GS, the new BMW one-cylinder entry-level motorcycle.

In FY09, the overall BMW Group achieved a global sales volume of approximately 1.29 million automobiles and over 87,000 motorcycles. Revenues totaled 50.68 billion Euros while the company employed a global workforce of approximately 96,000 associates.