BMW of North America, Inc. reported an increase of 31 percent in October sales, for a total of 15,895 vehicles compared to 12,146 sold a year ago. BMW also reported year-to-date sales of 151,152, an increase of 18 percent over the 128,454 sold in the first ten months of 1999.

Automobile sales

Automobile sales increased 3 percent year-to-date, to 132,095 compared to 128,454 in 1999. BMW reported monthly automobile sales of 12,367 in October, compared to 12,146 a year ago.

Sports Activity Vehicle Sales

The company also reported October Sports Activity Vehicle sales of 3,528, an increase of 13 percent over September sales. Year-to-date, BMW reported SAV sales of 19,057. The BMW X5 Sports Activity Vehicle went on sale in December 1999 and is now sold at 315 authorized BMW SAV centers nationwide. Certified Pre-owned Vehicle Sales

Certified Pre-owned (CPO) vehicle sales were strong again in October, as BMW reported sales of 3,424, up 18 percent over last year. Year-to-date, sales of CPO BMWs have increased 63 percent to 23,483.


BMW IN AMERICA

BMW of North America, Inc. was established in 1975. Since then, the company has grown to include marketing, sales and financial service organizations in the United States; a South Carolina manufacturing operation; DESIGNWORKS/USA, an industrial design firm in California; a technology office in Palo Alto and various other operations throughout the country. BMW is represented in the U.S. through a network of more than 340 car, 315 Sports Activity Vehicle and 160 motorcycle retailers. BMW US Holding Corp., the Group's headquarters for North, Central and South America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

BMW Car Sales Report for October 2000

20001999
October1236712146
Year-to-Date132095128454

OctoberYear-to-DateOctoberYear-to-Date
2000200019991999
318ti2710643
318is11013
318i 4-door0331223
318i convertible0204
323i (E46)68925424248124766
323is22565412717
323i sport wagon (E46)179320400
323i convertible03504464748
323Ci (E46)6072539253464
323Ci convertible (E46)21578000
325i (E46)2092238400
325Ci (E46)25235400
325Ci convertible (E46)40448100
325i sport wagon (E46)16318600
328is0411537
328Ci (E46)733479132701
328i 4-door33454283
328i (E46)09578162515060
328i convertible0361192818
330i1466539800
330Ci824318300
330Ci convertible749371800
M3Ci (E46)1100
M3Cic (E46)0000
M3 2-door0133155
M3 4-door01061
M3 convertible1251943243
3 Series716971450672365436

Z3 1.9 (US)1383246
Z3 2.3 (US)15074249818931
Z3 2.5 (US)31331300
Z3 2.8 roadster (US)1517862783509
Z3 2.8 coupe (US)611221571
Z3 3.0 roadster (US)810228400
Z3 3.0 coupe (US)4910800
M roadster (US)017082782779
M coupe (US)658277605
Z3 Series135014355163816641

525i37539401
525T/A748000
528i76421423165821079
528i sport wagon4316192853665
530i/A60264601
540i sport wagon4037945772
540i36536502
540i (E39)046665595836
M524424182020
5 Series250731990256731376

740i45343903164379
740iL804916484410033
740iL Protection11400
750iL4050258585
750iL Protection01000
7 Series129814080121814997

840CiA0004
850CiA0100
8 Series0104

Z84321900
Z8 Series4321900

BMW Sports Activity Vehicle (light trucks) Sales Report for October2000

20001999
October35280

Year-to-Date190570

OctoberYear-to-DateOctoberYear-to-Date
2000200019991999
X5 3.0i (US)27531062200

X5 4.4i (US)775843500

Total35281905700

SOURCE BMW of North America, Inc.