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BMW Group U.S. Reports May 2013 Sales

                    BMW Group U.S. Reports May 2013 Sales

- BMW brand sales up 13.8 percent

- MINI brand sales down 3.4 percent

- BMW Motorcycle sales up 61.1 percent; best May ever

PR Newswire

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 3, 2013

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The BMW Group in the U.S.
(BMW and MINI combined) reported May sales of 31,174 vehicles, an increase of
10.1 percent from the 28,321 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago.
Year-to-date, the BMW Group (BMW and MINI combined) is up 6.3 percent on sales
of 139,142 in the first five months of 2013 compared to 130,843 in the same
period in 2012. 

"May usually gives us a strong boost as we head into summer and it did so
again this year with the newly introduced 320i bringing significant numbers of
entirely new customers to the brand," said Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO,
BMW of North America. "All the indicators from our dealers confirm that
consumer confidence is increasing and we expect more successful months
ahead."

BMW Brand Sales
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 13.8 percent in May for a total of
25,230 compared to 22,168 vehicles sold in May, 2012. Year-to-date, the BMW
brand is up 8.2 percent on sales of 113,357 compared to 104,779 sold in the
first five months of 2012.

In May, best performing vehicles included the 3 Series, up 47.2 percent to
9,307 units; the Z4 Roadster, up 19 percent to 338 units; the 6 Series, up
26.1 percent to 914 units; and the X6 SAV, up 18.4 percent to 887 units.

BMW Pre-Owned Vehicles
In May, sales of BMW used vehicles (including certified pre-owned and
pre-owned) increased 13.6 percent to 15,831 vehicles compared to the 13,930
vehicles sold in May, 2012. January through May, BMW used vehicle sales are
up 5.7 percent on volume of 72,700 compared to 68,793 in the same period of
2012.

MINI Brand Sales
MINI USA reported sales of 5,944 automobiles in May, a decrease of 3.4 percent
from the 6,153 sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, MINI sales in
the U.S. are down 1.1 percent on volume of 25,785 compared to 26,064 in the
first five months of 2012.

MINI Pre-Owned Vehicles
In May, sales of MINI used automobiles (including MINI NEXT certified
pre-owned and pre-owned) increased 18.8 percent to 1,964 automobiles from the
1,653 sold in May, 2012. January through May, MINI used vehicle sales are up
19.0 percent on volume of 8,447 compared to 7,096 in the same period of
2012.

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

Vehicle Sales BMW of North America, LLC, May 2013
                     May 2013 May 2012 %      YTD May 2013 YTD May 2012 %
1 Series             638      628      1.6%   2,555        3,463        -26.2%
3 Series             9,307    6,321    47.2%  38,205       40,022       -4.5%
Z4                  338      284      19.0%  1,192        1,172        1.7%
5 Series             4,034    6,102    -33.9% 21,407       22,377       -4.3%
6 Series             914      725      26.1%  3,745        2,935        27.6%
7 Series             1,011    1,169    -13.5% 4,220        5,065        -16.7%
X1                   3,249    N/A      N/A    10,216       N/A          N/A
BMW passenger cars   19,491   15,229   28.0%  81,540       75,034       8.7%
X3                   2,134    2,460    -13.3% 11,259       11,592       -2.9%
X5                   2,718    3,730    -27.1% 18,053       15,966       13.1%
X6                   887      749      18.4%  2,505        2,187        14.5%
BMW light trucks    5,739    6,939    -17.3% 31,817       29,745       7.0%
BMW brand            25,230   22,168   13.8%  113,357      104,779      8.2%
Cooper /S Clubman    415      507      -18.1% 1,653        2,263        -27.0%
Cooper /S Hardtop    2,521    2,679    -5.9%  11,380       12,128       -6.2%
Cooper /S            594      650      -8.6%  1,820        2,153        -15.5%
Convertible
Coupe                202      287      -29.6% 815          1,313        -37.9%
Roadster             301      254      18.5%  1,239        766          61.7%
Countryman           1,771    1,776    -0.3%  8,474        7,441        13.9%
Paceman              140      N/A      N/A    404          N/A          N/A
MINI brand           5,944    6,153    -3.4%  25,785       26,064       -1.1%
TOTAL BMW of North
                     31,174   28,321   10.1%  139,142      130,843      6.3%
America, LLC

BMW Motorrad Sales
BMW Motorrad USA reported sales of 1,809 motorcycles in May, an increase of
61.1 percent from the total of 1,123 motorcycles sold in May, 2012. This is
an all time record for the month of May besting the previous record set in
2005 by nearly 170 units.

F-series sales, boosted by the introduction of the new F 800 GS Adventure and
F 800 GT, grew by 66 percent compared to May 2012 with 353 units compared to
212 units last year.

Growth in K-Series, up 24 percent, came from the 6-cylinder K 1600 GTL and GT
but it was the all-new water-cooled R 1200 GS boxer that lead the way in May
with 360 units delivered to customers, driving growth of 42 percent in
R-Series models.

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

                May   May
                            %    YTD May 2013 YTD May 2012 %
                2013  2012
BMW Motorcycles 1,809 1,123 61.1 6,344        5,143        23.4

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; Diane Anton, Business
Communications Specialist, BMW of North America, LLC, (201) 307-3714,
Diane.Anton@bmwna.com
 
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