BMW Group U.S. Reports April 2013 Sales

                   BMW Group U.S. Reports April 2013 Sales

- BMW brand sales up 10.3 percent

- MINI brand sales up 1 percent

- BMW Motorcycle sales up 31.6 percent

PR Newswire

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 1, 2013

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The BMW Group in the U.S.
(BMW and MINI combined) reported April sales of 29,011 vehicles, an increase
of 8.3 percent from the 26,793 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago.
Year-to-date, the BMW Group (BMW and MINI combined) is up 5.3 percent on
sales of 107,968 in the first four months of 2013 compared to 102,522 in the
same period in 2012. 

"The solid April results are a good set-up for the months ahead as BMW
transitions to model year 2014 with a range of new models coming to market,"
said Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America. "Our dealers
are reporting a sizeable increase in business and we expect to see even more
in May and June."

BMW Brand Sales
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 10.3 percent in April for a total of
23,225 compared to 21,062 vehicles sold in April, 2012. Year-to-date, the BMW
brand is up 6.7 percent on sales of 88,127 compared to 82,611 sold in the
first four months of 2012.

In April, best performing vehicles included the 5 Series, up 46.8 percent to
5,234 units; the 6 Series, up 48.1 percent to 760 units; and the 7 Series, up
68.8 percent to 871 units.

BMW Pre-Owned Vehicles
In April, sales of BMW used vehicles (including certified pre-owned and
pre-owned) increased 5.1 percent to 14,194 vehicles compared to the 13,511
vehicles sold in April, 2012. January through April, BMW used vehicle sales
are up 3.7 percent on volume of 56,869 compared to 54,863 in the same period
of 2012.

MINI Brand Sales
MINI USA reported sales of 5,786 automobiles in April, an increase of 1.0
percent from the 5,731 sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, MINI
sales in the U.S. are down 0.4 percent on volume of 19,841 compared to 19,911
in the first four months of 2012.

MINI Pre-Owned Vehicles
In April, sales of MINI used automobiles (including MINI NEXT certified
pre-owned and pre-owned) decreased 4.4 percent to 1,637 automobiles from the
1,713 sold in April, 2012. January through April, MINI used vehicle sales are
up 19.1 percent on volume of 6,483 compared to 5,443 in the same period of
2012.

Table 1: Vehicle Sales BMW of North America, LLC, April 2013

                           Apr. 2013 Apr. 2012 %      YTD Apr. YTD Apr. %
                                                      2013     2012
1 Series                   626       741       -15.5% 1,917    2,835    -32.4%
3 Series                   8,236     9,003     -8.5%  28,898   33,701   -14.3%
Z4                        230       278       -17.3% 854      888      -3.8%
5 Series                   5,234     3,566     46.8%  17,373   16,275   6.7%
6 Series                   760       513       48.1%  2,831    2,210    28.1%
7 Series                   871       516       68.8%  3,209    3,896    -17.6%
X1                         1,556     N/A     N/A    6,967    N/A    N/A
BMW passenger cars         17,513    14,617    19.8%  62,049   59,805   3.8%
X3                         1,914     2,479     -22.8% 9,125    9,132    -0.1%
X5                         3,444     3,561     -3.3%  15,335   12,236   25.3%
X6                         354       405       -12.6% 1,618    1,438    12.5%
BMW light trucks          5,712     6,445     -11.4% 26,078   22,806   14.3%
BMW brand                  23,225    21,062    10.3%  88,127   82,611   6.7%
Cooper /S Clubman          2,469     2,621     -5.8%  8,859    9,449    -6.2%
Cooper /S Hardtop          507       521       -2.7%  1,226    1,503    -18.4%
Cooper /S Convertible      400       508       -21.3% 1,238    1,756    -29.5%
Coupe                      168       290       -42.1% 613      1,026    -40.3%
Roadster                   283       258       9.7%   938      512      83.2%
Countryman                 1,864     1,533     21.6%  6,703    5,665    18.3%
Paceman                    95        N/A     N/A    264      N/A    N/A
MINI brand                 5,786     5,731     1.0%   19,841   19,911   -0.4%
TOTAL BMW of North         29,011    26,793    8.3%   107,968  102,522  5.3%
America, LLC

BMW Motorrad Sales
BMW Motorrad USA reported sales of 1,571 motorcycles in April, an increase of
31.6 percent from the total of 1,194 motorcycles sold in April 2012.

With 225 units compared to 113 units last year, the award winning S 1000 RR
continues to conquest buyers in the superbike segment while the recently
introduced F 800 GT helped drive F-Series sales, up 58 percent on April 2012,
with 83 units in the month.

Growth in K-Series (up 12 percent) came from the new 30-year edition K 1300 S
but it was the all-new water-cooled R 1200 GS boxer that stole the show in
April with 243 units delivered to customers, driving growth of 8 percent in
R-Series models.

Table 2: Motorcycle Sales BMW of North America, LLC, April 2013

                April April      YTD       YTD
                            %                        %
                2013  2012       Apr. 2013 Apr. 2012
BMW Motorcycles 1,571 1,194 31.6 4,535     4,020     12.8

BMW Group In America
BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003. The BMW
Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and
financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor vehicles, including
motorcycles, the MINI brand, and the Rolls-Royce brand of Motor Cars;
DesignworksUSA, a strategic design consultancy in California; a technology
office in Silicon Valley and various other operations throughout the country.
BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group's global
manufacturing network and is the exclusive manufacturing plant for all X5 and
X3 Sports Activity Vehicles and X6 Sports Activity Coupes. The BMW Group
sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 338 BMW
passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 139 BMW motorcycle
retailers, 117 MINI passenger car dealers, and 34 Rolls-Royce Motor Car
dealers. BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group's sales headquarters for North
America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

Information about BMW Group products is available to consumers via the
Internet at: www.bmwgroupna.com

Journalist note: Information about BMW Group and its products in the USA is
available to journalists on-line at www.bmwgroupusanews.com and
www.press.bmwna.com.



SOURCE BMW of North America, LLC

Website: http://www.bmwgroupna.com
Contact: Kenn Sparks, Business Communications Manager, BMW of North America,
LLC, (201) 307-4467, Kenn.Sparks@bmwna.com; or Diane Anton, Business
Communications Specialist, BMW of North America, LLC, (201) 307-3714,
Diane.Anton@bmwna.com