BMW looks set to have another record breaking year in 2017 with sales in January up 6.8% on the same month last year.
In total, 163,288 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles were delivered worldwide.
Sales stars for BMW in the first month of 2017 were the X1 rose (+40.2%), 3 Series (+6.3%) and 7 Series (+29.8%).
There were also positive results for BMW electric/hybrid vehicles.
Deliveries were up 115.8% on the same month last year with 5,232 BMW i and BMW iPerformance vehicles handed over to customers.
In Australia in January, BMW sales totaled 2,104 (+1.4%) and MINI started the year 8.4% ahead with 286 sales.
Best-selling vehicles for BMW in Australia in January were:
Sales and marketing chief at BMW, Dr Ian Robertson, says further momentum is expected to come from the upcoming launch of the all-new BMW 5 Series.
“We’ve started the year well, building on the success of 2016,”
“We’re confident that the new models we’re bringing to market this year, especially the new generation BMW 5 Series which is about to arrive in dealerships, will ensure further momentum as the year goes on.”