Posted by Gomoto Media

BMW Motorrad had been celebrating record sales for several years and almost unsurprisingly, 2022 was another across Europe and the world over with 202,895 sold. it marked a 4.4% increase over 2021.

The biggest market was its home market of Germany, which saw 21,223 bikes being sold - a 6.7% increase.

Other markets which saw significant increase were included China, India, Brazil and the USA. BMW sold 7,282 units for a whopping 40.3% increase in India. The North American market saw an increase of 11% to 20,295 units, while Brazilian sales rose by 17%.

The biggest sellers were of course the R 1250 GS and its sister R 1250 GS Adventure variant. Both variants sold almost 60,000 units. For comparison, Ducati sold a total of 61,562 units in 2021, so that puts the popularity of GS into perspective.

Other models also sold well. The S 1000 RR sportbike and its various variants sold more than 10,000 units. Together with the other models based on its inline-four engine including the limited edition M 1000 RR, S 1000 R naked bike and S 1000 XR sport-tourer, BMW sold almost a combined 23,500 units worldwide.

Dr. Markus Schramm, Head of BMW Motorrad: “The record result in 2022 clearly proves that our attractive product range and our brand are very popular with customers. I look forward to our centenary year in 2023 with great joy and confidence.”