BMW Group India has delivered 5171 cars (BMW + Mini) from January to June 2018, registering a growth of 13% as compared to 2017.
While the core BMW brand sold 4890 cars, clocking a growth of 12% as compared to 2017, the Mini sold 281 cars, clocking a remarkable growth of 30% as compared to 2017. The Motorrad has sold 208 motorcycles within the first half of the year.
In the first half of 2018, BMW sales growth has been predominantly driven by the “Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV)” segment which has grown over 26% as compared to the same period in 2017, the company said. The new X3 launched recently has led growth of the segment with over 60% growth compared to January – June 2017.
The company further added that the first half of 2018 also saw “an unprecedented acceleration in sales” with the launch of the first-ever 6 Series Gran Turismo.
BMW introduced Euro 6 petrol options in its portfolio. As compared to January – June 2017, the petrol variants registered a growth of 92% in 2018.