BMW group third quarter 2011 revenues rose 3.8% to EUR16,547m. 'Profit before financial result' (EBIT) climbed a healthy 44% to EUR1,716m and pre-tax profit (EBT) was up 21.0% to EUR1,644m. Group net profit rose 23.8% to EUR1,082m. Vehicle sales increased 9.0% to a record 399,218 units.