BMW of North America, Inc. continued its record-breaking sales streak in June, reporting sales of 15,334 vehicles, an increase of 6 percent compared to 14,476 for the same period a year ago. It is the 21st consecutive month the company has broken the previous year's sales performance. Year-to-date sales skyrocketed to 26 percent to 98,783 compared to 78,103 in 1999.

Sales of BMW automobiles increased to 13,109 for June and year-to-date automobile sales increased 3 percent, to 80,619 compared to 78,103 in 1999.

Increased availability of the company's new six-cylinder X5 caused monthly Sports Activity Vehicle sales to surge to 2,225, a 38 percent increase over May. Year-to-date, BMW has sold 8,164 SAVs.

The company also reported strong Certified Pre-owned (CPO) sales of 4,253 BMWs, up 52 percent from the 2,802 sold a year ago. Year-to-date, sales of CPO BMWs increased 90 percent to 23,008.

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