From MINI Press:

In the fifth year after launch, the MINI continues to enjoy strong growth rates. The sales volume in the second quarter 2005 totalled 55,420 units, 16.9% more than in the previous year (second quarter 2004: 47,402 units). 108,114 MINI brand vehicles were sold during the first half of 2005, an increase of 13.6% compared to the same period last year (first half-year 2004: 95,168).