China loves BMW – Fourth largest market

News | October 26th, 2009 by 23
bmw 5 grille1 China loves BMW   Fourth largest market

China is now BMW’s biggest market after Germany, the US and the UK. BMW AG’s sales in China rose 32 percent to 62,394 during January-September, …

China is now BMW’s biggest market after Germany, the US and the UK. BMW AG’s sales in China rose 32 percent to 62,394 during January-September, with the BMW brand’s deliveries reaching 59,400. The MINI division reported 2,934 units sold.

BMW is the second-bestselling German luxury car brand in China with Audi being the leader in the Chinese car luxury market. In September, BMW/MINI sold 8,131 units in china, Audi reported 15,000 and Mercedes-Benz around 7,000 units.

Based on the official numbers, China leads the world as the top market for the BMW X6, with about 4,500 units sold this year.

bmw 5 grille1 China loves BMW   Fourth largest market

Some BMW 3 and 5 Series models are produced in China already due to a joint venture between BMW and Brilliance China Auto. Rumors say that 1 Series production line might become available in China as well.

The new BMW 760Li and 5 Series GT premium luxury cars are heading for China where the demand for high-end cars remains large.

Thanks for the tip Taylor!

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