BMW Motorrad achieves a best start into a new motorcycle
deteriorate to date with a plain expansion of 7.7 %. In a initial three
months of 2016, 33,788 motorcycles and maxi scooters were delivered
to business (prev. yr.: 31,370 units). 2.418 units some-more than in the
homogeneous duration final year. In Mar
BMW Motorrad delivered
16,465 vehicles worldwide (prev. yr.: 15,912 units) amounting to a
3.5 % expansion in sales.
Heiner Faust, BMW Motorrad Head of Sales and Marketing:
“BMW Motorrad has started into a new 2016 motorcycle season
with a best initial quarterly sales of all time. With a plain growth
of 7.7%, BMW Motorrad stays resolutely on march for success following
a record year in 2015. The stream indication operation is really popular
with a customers. This is also reflected by a high series of
incoming orders. We are awaiting are really certain business
opening this year, too.”
In a initial entertain BMW Motorrad available expansion above all in
Europe and Asia. Developments are generally certain in Spain
(2,190 units, +39.2 %), Italy (3,125 units, +6.4 %) and Great
Britain (1,984 units, +9.2 %). Germany still stays a strongest
singular marketplace with 5,668 units (+5.6 %) followed by France (3,230
units, + 2.4 %). In China BMW Motorrad has increasing sales by 74.4 %
to 853 units sold.
The BMW Motorrad sales ranking is still headed by a R 1200 GS
transport enduro and a sister model, a R 1200 GS Adventure. In the
initial 3 months already some-more than 11,391 flat-twin GS motorcycles
have been delivered to business worldwide. Next on a list of the
many sought-after models is a
BMW S 1000 RR (2,385 units)
and a BMW S 1000 XR (2,206 units).
Heiner Faust comments: “Naturally final year’s new models are
strongly contributing to growth, for instance a R 1200 RS sports
tourer and a S 1000 XR Adventure bike. However, a spring
business is a outcome of a clever altogether indication range. Even in its
third year on a market, a ultimate transport enduro, a R 1200 GS
Adventure, is stability to grasp ever aloft sales figures. Sales
of a prolonged using F Series, a F 700 GS and F 800 GS, also exceed
final year’s sales overall. Our new C 650 maxi scooters, launched at
a spin of a year, are also entirely on target.”
Tough continuation exam for both business and R 1200 GS during the
GS Trophy 2016
The 5. BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy, substantially a most
singular motorcycle patron eventuality worldwide, finished on 5. Mar after
7 tough days of competition. This time it was hold in Thailand.
In this year’s edition, 19 teams from a sum of 25 countries
took part. On their seven-day trek covering some-more than 1,300 km
by a forests, jungles and plateau of Northern Thailand, the
participants not usually put their roving skills to a test, though their
continuation and group suggestion as well. With temperatures distant exceeding
30° C and really wet conditions, this was one of a many strenuous
GS Trophies. The 114 motorcycles concerned lonesome a sum distance
of 150,000 km underneath a toughest conditions.
Heiner Faust comments: “Once again a flat-twin GS bikes proved
their stuff. There were no technical failures in this merciless
eventuality for male and machine. Participants praised a BMW cult enduros
for their palliate of operation, their robustness and their unbelievable
on and off highway potential.
The participants battled it out right adult until a end.
Following a stirring finish, Team South Africa managed to take
initial place. It kept a haughtiness and took a initial feat for its
nation during this event.
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