Official Release: MINI posted its best ever September sales with 31,313 vehicles delivered worldwide (prev. yr. 30,563/ +2.5%). The brand recorded growth in several of its key markets including the U.S. (5,306/ +8.3%), Mainland China (2,740/ +4.1%) and Japan (1,700/ +5.7%). MINI also had its most successful first nine months ever, despite continued headwinds in Europe. In the period up to and including September, MINI sold 224,280 vehicles (prev. yr. 223,214/ +0.5%).