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    BMW Reports April 2005 Sales

    Year-to-date Sales Up 3.4 Percent

    WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 3 -- The BMW Group (BMW and MINI brands combined) reported April sales of 25,382 vehicles, a decrease of 5 percent compared to the 26,709 vehicles sold that month in 2004. The BMW Group also reported year-to-date sales of 90,918 vehicles, an increase of 3.4 percent from 87,950 sold in the first four months of 2004.

    BMW Brand Reports Sales

    BMW of North America, LLC reported a 10 percent decrease in April sales of automobiles and Sports Activity Vehicles, to 21,072 vehicles compared to the 23,419 reported last April. This decrease was due primarily to the successful build-out of the 2005 3 Series sedans, in preparation for the launch of its successor, resulting in lower inventory of these high volume models. The all- new 2006 3 Series sedans will go on sale this Friday, May 6th.

    Year-to-date, sales of BMW brand vehicles were slightly higher than last year, for sales of 76,424 vehicles compared to 76,389 vehicles sold in first four months of 2004.

    BMW Automobile Sales

    BMW's April automobile sales were 14,970 cars versus 18,587 in the same month a year ago, a drop of 20 percent. Year-to-date sales were down 9 percent, to 55,397 automobiles compared to 60,511 in the same period a year ago.

    BMW Sports Activity Vehicle Sales

    April SAV sales were up 26 percent for 6,102 vehicles, compared to 4,832 vehicles sold in the same month of 2004. Year-to-date, sales of BMW's two SAV models are up 32 percent, to 21,027 vehicles compared to 15,878 for the first four months of 2004.

    Certified Pre-owned

    BMW also reported its best month ever for Certified Pre-owned BMWs. In April, sales of Certified Pre-owned vehicles were 6,753, up 11 percent over the 6,102 vehicles sold in the same month last year. Year-to-date, BMW CPO sales were up 3 percent to 23,631 vehicles over 23,064 in the same period a year ago.

    MINI Brand

    MINI Automobiles
    Demand for MINI brand automobiles in April was robust . MINI USA reported that April 2005 sales jumped 31 percent, with 4,310 cars compared to 3,290 sold a year ago. Sales of MINI automobiles in the first four months of 2005 are up 25 percent with sales of 14,494 cars over the 11,561 cars reported in 2004.

    BMW Group In America

    BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975. ROLLS-ROYCE Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003. The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand, the MINI brand, and the ROLLS-ROYCE brand of Motor Cars; DesignworksUSA, an industrial design firm in California; a technology office in Silicon Valley and various other operations throughout the country. BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group's global manufacturing network and is the exclusive manufacturing plant for all Z4 Roadster and X5 Sports Activity Vehicles. The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 340 BMW passenger car centers, 327 BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 148 BMW motorcycle retailers, 80 MINI passenger car dealers, and 25 ROLLS-ROYCE Motor Car dealers. BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group's sales headquarters for North, Central and South America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

    Information about BMW Group products is available to consumers via the Internet at:

    http://www.bmwusa.com/
    http://www.bmwmotorradusa.com/
    http://www.miniusa.com/
    http://www.rolls-roycemotorcars.com/

    BMW Car Sales Report for April 2005

    2005 2004

    April 14,970 18,587
    Year-to-Date 55,397 60,511

    Model April Year-to-Date April Year-to-Date
    2005 2005 2004 2004

    325i 2,504 11,609 3,960 11,975
    325Ci 424 1,459 621 2,281
    325Ci convertible 663 2,162 825 2,679
    325i sports wagon 53 284 122 515
    325xi 394 2,500 1,423 5,421
    325xi sports wagon 63 338 122 445
    330i 820 3,458 668 2,321
    330Ci 327 1,037 529 1,688
    330Ci convertible 599 1,806 724 2,425
    330xi 507 2,087 475 1,906
    M3 427 1,356 461 1,650
    M3 convertible 213 667 332 1,060
    3 Series 6,994 28,763 10,262 34,366
    Z4 2.5i roadster (US) 753 2,017 973 2,198
    Z4 3.0i roadster (US) 480 1,125 568 1,821
    Z3 and Z4 1,233 3,142 1,541 4,019
    525i sports wagon (E39) 0 0 0 19
    525i (E60) 1,923 6,162 1,704 5,442
    530i (E60) 1,651 6,233 1,773 6,359
    530xi sports wagon (E60) 9 9 0 0
    540i sports wagon (E39) 0 0 0 2
    545i (E60) 988 3,184 926 2,864
    M5 (E39) 0 2 3 48
    5 Series 4,571 15,590 4,406 14,734
    645Ci 324 1,211 435 1,164
    645Ci convertible 664 2,076 321 634
    6 Series 988 3,287 756 1,798
    745i 324 1,471 534 1,966
    745Li 410 2,572 1,039 3,352
    750i 179 179
    750Li 246 246
    760i 10 44 0 0
    760Li 13 96 30 210
    7 Series 1,182 4,608 1,603 5,528
    Z8 2 4 0 2
    Z8 Alpina 0 3 19 64
    Z8 2 7 19 66

    BMW Sports Activity Vehicle (light trucks) Sales
    Report for April 2005

    2005 2004

    April 6,102 4,832
    Year-to-Date 21,027 15,878

    Model April Year-to-Date April Year-to-Date
    2005 2005 2004 2004

    X3 2.5i 608 2,051 1,357 3,079
    X3 3.0i 2,562 8,254 945 3,627
    X3 3,170 10,305 2,302 6,706
    X5 3.0i (US) 2,038 7,579 1,787 6,750
    X5 4.4i (US) 768 2,723 720 2,385
    X5 4.6is (US) 0 0 0 14
    X5 4.8is (US) 126 420 23 23
    X5 2,932 10,722 2,530 9,172

    MINI Sales Report for April 2005

    2005 2004

    April 4,310 3,290
    Year-to-Date 14,494 11,561

    Model April Year-to-Date April Year-to-Date
    2005 2005 2004 2004

    MINI Cooper 1,302 4,541 1,829 6,022
    MINI Cooper S 1,480 5,403 1,461 5,539
    MINI Cooper Convertible 871 2,490 0 0
    MINI Cooper S Convertible 657 2,060 0 0

    Total MINI 4,310 14,494 3,290 11,561

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    Re: BMW Reports April 2005 Sales

    don't like they way BMW looks like know, was looking at a new 3series that was next to me at a red light and they real did due a bad job and the 5 doesn't look good

    she was checking out my escalade on cadillac 20'' or she was just looking at me lol

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