posted 5 years ago

BMW hit record sales in August

Worldwide sales at a record high

BMW have reported their highest ever sales for the month of August with a total of 139,648 vehicles delivered worldwide. Worldwide sales also reached an all time high with 1,246,528 vehicles sold.

Ian Robertson, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Sales and Marketing said “the BMW Group achieved an all-time high in sales for the month of August. For the very first time, we sold over one million BMW brand vehicles in the first eight months of the year. The company is well on course to attain growth in sales for the full year.” 

BMW are currently presenting their latest new models the BMW 4 Series Coupe and the third generation BMW X5 at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt no doubt these two new models will continue the success.  The BMW 5 Series continues to be a success story for BMW as does the BMW 3 Series and demand for the X3 remains high. Mini has also reported their best figures for August with 20,663 deliveries worldwide. 

New BMW models 

The new Third Generation BMW X5 will go on sale in November this new version boasts greater efficiency and is priced from £42,590.  It will be available with five TwinPower Turbo engine, four diesels and one petrol, a standard eight-speed automatic transmission and the option of two or four-wheel drive (sDrive and xDrive). In the UK it will be offered in SE or M Sport specifications. The new BMW X5 is equipped with EfficientDynamics features which complement the new engine line-up and standard eight-speed automatic transmission to keep fuel consumption and emissions to a minimum. They are joined in the new model by extensive weight and drag-reduction measures, making the new X5 the lightest and most aerodynamic car in its class.

Also arriving in November is the BMW i3, leasing prices start from only £369 per month. The all electric BMW i3 will make its international premiere in London, Beijing and New York in July. The BMW i3 can be charged from 0-80% in just three hours, this fast charging can be performed by the BMW i Wallbox. The exclusive Wallbox can be installed at your home and green power options will be offered via selected BMW i partners, for emission-free home charging. AC Fast Charging is also the most widespread public charging option in the UK.