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BMW 2011 U.S. Motorcycle Sales Up 7.4%

Friday, January 13, 2012
BMW Motorrad already announced 2011 global sales was its best in company history. Now, the German marque specifies its gains in the U.S. market. BMW Motorrad USA reports a 7.4% increase for 2011 sales in the U.S. market, fueled by its top-spelling S1000RR. Further details below in the press release, courtesy of BMW Motorrad. - MCUSA ED

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BMW Motorrad records its best sales year ever in 2011, its 104,286 units sold exceeding the German marque’s previous best set in 2007.
On the heels of BMW Motorrad reporting record global sales in 2011, BMW Motorrad USA posted a 7.4 percent growth in sales in 2011, nearly double the gain posted the previous year. Sales were fueled by continued demand for BMW Motorrad USA’s best selling model, the S 1000 RR Superbike, as well as for the popular core models R 1200 RT, R 1200 GS and R 1200 GS Adventure and the all-new six-cylinder K 1600 GTL and K 1600 GT.

The company credits their sales performance to improved market conditions, a broad, continually enhanced model lineup and a strong dealer network.

“BMW had successfully weathered the downturn in the motorcycle market in recent years,” commented Mac McMath, National Sales Manager, BMW Motorrad USA. “Now, with market conditions improving and the arrival of new and updated models, we are poised for continued success in 2012.”

For model year 2012, BMW Motorrad USA is offering the all-new dual-sport G 650 GS Sertão, model updates for the F 800 R naked bike and S 1000 RR superbike, the K 1300 S and K 1300 S HP Limited Edition and the Special Edition R 1200 GS Rallye. All of these models are currently available at BMW retailers nationwide.

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wildpig   January 14, 2012 01:09 PM
i left out how a bmw has worse re sale than a japanese bike. you ride a bmw --u can ride anythang with pride.
wildpig   January 14, 2012 01:08 PM
no unfortunately i already own one. bmw is totally over rated out rageously over priced and the maintenance is beyond ridiculous. i do all my own maintenance have several mc's and haveridden for over 45 yrs --i ride 7 days a week. bmw is useless==period.
Piglet2010   January 13, 2012 01:42 PM
BMW sales up - did "wildpig" buy one? ;)