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BMW has been the leader in the race of the three manufacturers. BMW sold a total of 890 cars in the month of June. Almost 45 per cent of the total sales from BMW was accounted for by the X1 which sold 403 units. The 5-series has also seen a steady rise in sales figures with a total of 246 units being sold. BMW has sold a total of 4,524 units this year in the period of January to June which is almost a 200 per cent rise over the same period in 2010. The company targets on selling 10,000 units by the end of this year.
Following is the model-wise breakup for the month of June.
3-series – 263 units
5-series – 246 units
6-series – 3 units
7-series – 30 units
5-series Gran Turismo – 9 units
X3 – 2 units
X5 – 17 units
X6 – 14 units
Z4 – 3 units
Mercedes-Benz sold a total of 565 cars in the month of June registering a 46 per cent growth over the same period last year. The top seller for the German brand has been the E-Class which sold a total of 231 units. Mercedes-Benz India has seen a record 58 per cent rise in sales in the period of January to June 2011 over the same period last year. The company has targeted a sales figure of 10,000 units by the end of 2011.
C-Class – 196 units
E-Class – 231 units
Audi India reported a 75.11 per cent growth in sales for the month of June 2011. The company sold 408 cars this year as compared to 233 cars in June 2010. Audi also saw a huge increase in the overall sales from January to June 2011 with 2802 units being sold as compared to 1400 units in the same period for previous year. Audi targets on selling a total of 5,000 units by the end of 2011.