August 8, 2022

Whereas BMW Motorrad set a file gross sales yr in 2021 with a large 14.8% improve, Australia’s efficiency was up solely marginally.

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

Globally, BMW Motorrad offered 194,261 bikes and scooters which was up 24,989 up on the earlier yr.

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

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

However the largest improver was India with a whopping 102.5% improve 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 vital affect 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 yr.

BMW’s R 18 Massive Boxer engine

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 pleased with the outcomes.

“It’s exactly in instances of disaster the place you may see how properly a staff sticks collectively,” he says. 

“I sit up for 2022 with nice confidence as we begin the yr with what is certain to be the strongest product providing ever. 

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“Our 4 cruiser fashions from the BMW R 18 mannequin household are coming into their first full yr 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 Ok 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 yr. 

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