BMW Motorrad India, BMW’s two-wheeler division, has registered its best performance yet in the calendar year 2020.
With sales of 2,563 units, which is a 6.65 percent year-on-year increase (CY2019: 2,403), the motorcycle maker has recorded its best-ever sales in India. In CY2018, BMW Motorrad India had sold 2,187 units. In 2017, the year in which the company began operations in the country, 252 units were sold.
G 310 twins the big sellers
BMW Motorrad India had got off to a good start in the year, having reported sales of 1,024 units in the first quarter, which constituted a 71.5 percent year-on-year growth, albeit on a low base (Q1 2019: 597). At the time, the India sales had contributed 3 percent to BMW Motorrad’s total global deliveries of 34,774 units in the first three months of 2020.
The momentum for BMW Motorrad India was primarily driven by the sub-500cc motorcycles –…