BMW Group U.S. Reports August 2013 Sales

                   BMW Group U.S. Reports August 2013 Sales

- BMW brand sales up 45.7 percent

- MINI brand sales up 5.3 percent, best August ever

- BMW Motorcycle sales down 4.6 percent

PR Newswire

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Sept. 4, 2013

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The BMW Group in the U.S.
(BMW and MINI combined) reported August sales of 30,546 vehicles, an increase
of 35.4 percent from the 22,553 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago.
Year-to-date, the BMW Group (BMW and MINI combined) is up 12 percent on sales
of 233,326 in the first eight months of 2013 compared to 208,268 in the same
period in 2012. 

"This has been a summer of momentum, giving us a good tail-wind as we enter
the all-important autumn selling season," said Ludwig Willisch, President and
CEO, BMW of North America, LLC. "The sales records set before the financial
crisis continue to fall and with the arrival of the new X5 and the new 4
Series Coupe in the next couple of months, we are heading towards a strong
finish for the year."

BMW Brand Sales

Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 45.7 percent in August for a total of
24,523 compared to 16,835 vehicles sold in August, 2012. Year-to-date, the BMW
brand is up 14.8 percent on sales of 188,997 compared to 164,636 sold in the
first eight months of 2012.

In August, best performing vehicles included the 3 Series, up 66.9 percent to
10,357 units; the 5 Series, up 158.2 percent to 4,359 units; the 6 Series, up
67.8 percent to 760 units and the 7 Series, up 172.6 percent to 924 units.

BMW Pre-Owned Vehicles
In August, sales of BMW used vehicles (including certified pre-owned and
pre-owned) increased 19.2 percent to 16,706 vehicles compared to the 14,012
vehicles sold in August, 2012. January through August, BMW used vehicle sales
are up 8.5 percent on volume of 118,259 compared to 108,952 in the same period
of 2012.

MINI Brand Sales – best August ever

MINI USA reported the best August ever with sales of 6,023 automobiles, an
increase of 5.3 percent from the 5,718 sold in the same month a year ago.
Year-to-date, MINI sales in the U.S. are up 1.6 percent on volume of 44,329
compared to 43,632 in the first eight months of 2012.

MINI Pre-Owned Vehicles – best month ever
In August, MINI used automobiles (including MINI NEXT certified pre-owned and
pre-owned) reported the best month ever with sales of 2,182 automobiles, an
increase of 23 percent from the 1,774 sold in August, 2012. January through
August, MINI used vehicle sales are up 20.5 percent on volume of 14,480
compared to 12,015 in the same period of 2012.

Vehicle Sales BMW of North America, LLC, August 2013
                          Aug. 2013 Aug. 2012 %      YTD Aug. YTD Aug. %
                                                     2013     2012
1 Series                  628       477       31.7%  4,426    5,020    -11.8%
3 Series                  10,357    6,206     66.9%  69,409   60,621   14.5%
Z4                       177       180       -1.7%  1,790    1,765    1.4%
5 Series                  4,359     1,688     158.2% 35,107   35,139   -0.1%
6 Series                  760       453       67.8%  6,391    4,873    31.2%
7 Series                  924       339       172.6% 6,850    7,639    -10.3%
X1                        2,278     576       295.5% 16,504   576      2765.3%
BMW passenger cars        19,483    9,919     96.4%  140,477  115,633  21.5%
X3                        2,146     2,829     -24.1% 18,485   19,557   -5.5%
X5                        2,480     3,568     -30.5% 26,613   25,832   3.0%
X6                        414       519       -20.2% 3,422    3,614    -5.3%
BMW light trucks         5,040     6,916     -27.1% 48,520   49,003   -1.0%
BMW brand                 24,523    16,835    45.7%  188,997  164,636  14.8%
Cooper /S Clubman         459       463       -0.9%  3,161    3,832    -17.5%
Cooper /S Hardtop         2,848     2,333     22.1%  18,764   19,547   -4.0%
Cooper /S Convertible     363       411       -11.7% 3,177    3,486    -8.9%
Coupe                     275       228       20.6%  1,581    2,022    -21.8%
Roadster                  201       233       -13.7% 2,055    1,402    46.6%
Countryman                1,631     2,050     -20.4% 14,405   13,343   8.0%
Paceman                   246       0         N/A    1,186    0        N/A
MINI brand                6,023     5,718     5.3%   44,329   43,632   1.6%
TOTAL BMW of North        30,546    22,553    35.4%  233,326  208,268  12.0%
America, LLC

BMW Motorrad Sales

BMW Motorrad USA reported sales of 1,171 motorcycles in August, a decrease of
4.6 percent from the total of 1,227 motorcycles sold in August 2012.

With 160 customer deliveries, the new R 1200 GSW was once again the top
selling model, followed by the S 1000 RR (147 units) and the K 1600 GTL (119
units). The middleweight F 700 GS (+68%) and F 800 GS (+22%) helped drive a
90 percent increase in F-Series models with 321 units compared to 169 units in
August 2012. BMW's leadership of the maxi scooter segment was further
emphasized with 51 C 650 GT retails while another 26 C 600 Sport models were
delivered to customers in August.

With year on year growth of 17.5 percent in a negative market, BMW Motorrad is
confident that the arrival of model year 2014 machines will continue to build
on a positive performance after eight months.

Table 2: Motorcycle Sales BMW of North America, LLC, August 2013
                  August   August        YTD Aug  YTD Aug
                                   %                       %
                  2013     2012          2013     2012
BMW Motorcycles   1, 171   1, 227  -4.6  10, 235  8, 707   17.5

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, 119 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.

SOURCE BMW of North America, LLC

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