BMW Group U.S. Reports October 2013 Sales

                  BMW Group U.S. Reports October 2013 Sales

- BMW sales up 4.2 percent

- MINI sales down 3.2 percent

- BMW Motorcycle sales up 23.4 percent

PR Newswire

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

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The BMW Group in the U.S.
(BMW and MINI combined) reported October sales of 33,274 vehicles, an increase
of 2.9 percent from the 32,339 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago.
Year-to-date, the BMW Group (BMW and MINI combined) is up 10.6 percent on
sales of 295,474 in the first ten months of 2013 compared to 267,267 in the
same period in 2012.

"The momentum of October is a good indicator of what's ahead in the final 60
days of the year, especially with sales of the new X5 and the 4 Series
beginning to have an impact," said Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of
North America. "All of the leading indicators – sales, order rates, showroom
traffic, finance applications – are up, very good signs."

BMW Brand Sales
Sales of BMW vehicles increased 4.2 percent in October for a total of 27,574
compared to 26,451 vehicles sold in October, 2012. Year-to-date, the BMW brand
is up 12.8 percent on sales of 240,139 compared to 212,848 sold in the first
ten months of 2012.

In October, best performing vehicles included the BMW X1 with an impressive
increase of 60.4 percent compared to October 2012. The BMW 3 and newly
launched 4 Series, both leaders in their segments, also ended the month with
an increase of 20.4 percent compared to October 2012. The BMW 5 and 6 Series
increased sales 18.7 percent and 19.6 percent, respectively, over sales in
October 2012.

BMW Pre-Owned Vehicles
In October, sales of BMW used vehicles (including certified pre-owned and
pre-owned) increased 23.4 percent to 15,502 vehicles compared to the 12,563
vehicles sold in October, 2012. January through October, BMW used vehicle
sales are up 9.2 percent on volume of 147,638 compared to 135,139 in the same
period of 2012.

MINI Brand Sales
In October, MINI USA reported sales of 5,700 automobiles, a decrease of 3.2
percent from the 5,888 sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, MINI
sales in the U.S. are up 1.7 percent on volume of 55,335 compared to 54,419 in
the first ten months of 2012.

MINI Pre-Owned Vehicles
In October, MINI used automobiles (including MINI NEXT certified pre-owned and
pre-owned) continued its year of record breaking, smashing last year's October
sales with an increase of 30.4 percent to 1,962 vehicles from 1,505 sold in
October, 2012. January through October, MINI used vehicle sales are up 19.1
percent on volume of 18,143 compared to 15,233 in the same period of 2012.

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

                   Oct. 2013 Oct. 2012 %      YTD Oct.     YTD Oct.     %
                                              2013         2012
1 Series           588       778       -24.4% 5,482        6,313        -13.2%
3/4 Series         11,715    9,729     20.4%  89,636       78,081       14.8%
Z4                174       246       -29.3% 2,127        2,198        -3.2%
5 Series           5,020     4,228     18.7%  43,701       42,556       2.7%
6 Series           921       770       19.6%  7,955        6,252        27.2%
7 Series           623       634       -1.7%  9,196        8,737        5.3%
X1                 3,059     1,907     60.4%  21,407       4,053        428.2%
BMW passenger cars 22,100    18,292    20.8%  179,504      148,190      21.1%
X3                 2,819     3,248     -13.2% 22,884       25,839       -11.4%
X5                 2,140     4,240     -49.5% 33,439       33,922       -1.4%
X6                 515       671       -23.2% 4,312        4,897        -11.9%
BMW light trucks  5,474     8,159     -32.9% 60,635       64,658       -6.2%
BMW brand          27,574    26,451    4.2%   240,139      212,848      12.8%
Cooper /S Hardtop  1,679     2,434     -31.0% 22,232       23,777       -6.5%
Cooper /S          283       371       -23.7% 3,946        4,163        -5.2%
Convertible
Cooper /S Clubman  947       595       59.2%  4,446        4,844        -8.2%
Coupe              91        347       -73.8% 2,332        2,553        -8.7%
Roadster           145       306       -52.6% 2,563        1,902        34.8%
Countryman         2,239     1,835     22.0%  17,835       17,180       3.8%
Paceman            316       0         N/A    1,981        0            N/A
MINI brand         5,700     5,888     -3.2%  55,335       54,419       1.7%
TOTAL BMW of North 33,274    32,339    2.9%   295,474      267,267      10.6%
America, LLC

BMW Motorrad Sales
The BMW Motorrad USA dealer network sold 1,067 motorcycles in October, an
increase of 23.4 percent from the total of 865 motorcycles sold in October
2012.

Maxi scooter sales rose by 73 percent in October with 57 units compared to 33
last year.

With 219 deliveries compared to 136 in October 2012, sales of F-Series
middleweight machines increased by 61 percent while the G-Series maintained
last year's volume with 56 units.

The arrival of 2014 model R 1200 GSW inventory drove R-Series growth of 52
percent with the water-cooled boxer the best selling BMW motorcycle in October
with 314 units.

Similarly, new colors helped drive growth of 4 percent in superbike sales with
a combined total of 142 HP4 and S 1000 RR models delivered to customers in
October.

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

                October October      YTD    YTD
                        2012    %           2012   %
                2013                2013
BMW Motorcycles 1,067   865     23.4 12,257 10,362 18.3

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

Website: http://www.bmwusa.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
 
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