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MINI Breaks Sales Records for 2012

2012 was a banner year for MINI worldwide with sales finally breaking the 300K mark. With the Countryman adding significant sales figures for the US and other key markets MINI’s recent product expansion seems to be paying off.

Official Release: Harald Krueger, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, MINI, Motorrad, Rolls-Royce, Aftersales BMW Group stated, “The sales records for MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad show that our products and services are fit for the future in the face of increasingly challenging market conditions, owing to the strength of the brands, fascinating technology and a globally balanced distribution strategy.”

Global sales for MINI reached a new milestone by climbing to a record 301,526 vehicles in 2012 (+5.8%; prev. yr. 285,060). In December, sales remained around last year’s level with 28,751 vehicles sold (-2.4%; prev. yr. 29,467). The MINI Countryman recorded double-digit growth, with a total of 102,250 deliveries in 2012 (+14.8%; prev. yr. 89,036). Further momentum for the brand is expected with the launch of the MINI Paceman in spring this year. The U.S. remains the largest market for MINI, with a record-breaking 66,123 cars sold last year, followed by the U.K. with 50,367.

Written By: Gabe

  • Chris

    Fantastic news

  • birddog2

    Nice photo, did MINI drop the Coupe and Roadster?

    • http://www.nathanielsalzman.com/ Nathaniel Salzman

      No.


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