BMW, Honda Led German Sales in 2008

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The Industrie-Verband Motorrad Deutschland e.V., the organization representing Germany’s motorcycle industry, says 253,875 two-wheelers were sold to consumers there in 2008.

IVM general executive manager Reiner Brendicke sent Dealernews a breakdown of the top 10 most popular machines in four categories and OEM market share:

The 10 Most-Sold Motorcycles In 2008
BMW R 1200 GS…6,367
Honda CBF 600 S…3,760
Suzuki GSF 1250 Bandit…2,977
Honda CBF 1000…2,791
Honda CBR Fireblade…2,704
Yamaha FZ 6 Fazer…2,700
BMW F 650 GS…2,281
Kawasaki ER-6n…2,042
Kawasaki Z 750…1,959
BMW F 800 GS…1,852

The 10 Most-Sold 125cc Motorcycles In 2008
Yamaha YZF-R 125…2,723
Honda CBR 125 R…2,299
Kreidler 125 DD…1,419
Honda Inova-125…1,152
Yamaha YBR-125…1,127
Yamaha XT 125…1,068
Honda XL 125 Varadero…788
Hyosung Aquila 125…512
Honda VT 125…480
Aprilia RS 125…442

The 10 Most-Sold Scooters In 2008
Vespa GTS 250…1,422
Honda SH 300…800
Vespa GTS-300 Super…688
Piaggio MP3-400…594
Suzuki Burgman 400…560
Yamaha X-Max 250…523
Suzuki Burgman 650…511
Piaggio MP3-250…508
Suzuki Burgman 200…424
Vespa P 200…413

The 10 Most-Sold 125cc Scooters In 2008
Honda SH 125…1,316
Vespa GT 125 L…1,197
Piaggio Fly 125…1,082
Peugeot Satelis 125…996
Vespa LXV 125…936
Honda PES 125…730
Honda Lead…729
KYMCO Yager GT 125…721
Kreidler RMC-G 125…718
Yamaha X-Max 125…715

Market Share By OEM
BMW…17.4%
Honda…16.6%
Suzuki…16.4%
Yamaha…10.9%
Kawasaki…10.5%
Harley-Davidson…7.5%
KTM…5.1%
Triumph…3.9%
Ducati…2.7%
Aprilia…2%
Moto Guzzi…1%
Buell…1%
Hyosung…0.7%
MV Agusta…0.6%
Beta…0.4%
Other…3%