International Dealer News IDN 144 August/September 2018 - Page 6

STAT ZONE Italian motorcycle registrations +9.76 percent for half year to June 2018 160,000 Italian registrations - January-June 2018 2017 2018 +4.30% 40,000 +9.76% 80,000 120,000 the strongest first six months for total PTWs in Italy since 2011. Scooter sales in Italy were essentially flat for the first six months at +0.28 percent, 72,039 units. The top sellers remain Honda’s Italian produced SH 150/300/125 series, followed by the Piaggio Beverly 300 ABS and Yamaha X-Max. The top selling larger displacement machines have been the BMW R 1200 GS (2,588), Honda X-ADV 750 (2,494), Honda Africa Twin (2,295), Yamaha T-Max 500 (2,194), BMW R 12 GS Adventure (1,654), Yamaha Tracer 900 (1,636) and the Honda NC 750 X (1,357). According to the latest data available from the motorcycle industry trade association in Italy (ANCMA) the Italian market continues to be among the strongest of Europe’s major markets. New motorcycle registrations were down fractionally in June (-0.70 percent at 10,752 units), having been +18.48 percent in May (13,271 units) and are running at +9.76 percent for the first six months of 2018 (58,258 units). In total PTW terms, the Italian market is +4.30 percent at 130,297 units YTD, having been worth a total of 204,406 PTWs in 2017 (+5.41 percent). This is TOTAL L PTW PT MOTORCYCLE Swiss motorcycle registrations -9.40 percent for first half of 2018 Swiss motorcycle registrations - January-June 2018 2017 Spanish registrations - January-June 2018 2017 2018 100,000 +12.24% +17.14% Total PTW 6 25,000 50,000 75,000 MOTORCYCLE INTERNATIONAL DEALER NEWS - AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2018 PTW throughout June, followed by the BMW R 1200 GS, Kawasaki’s 18,519 10,000 +9.40% 20,000 motorcycle registrations were up by +2.08 percent at 26,942 units (-3.4 percent/26,391 units in 2016 after being +17 percent in 2015), with total PTW registrations broadly flat (-0.89 percent) at 45,487 units in total (-6.21 percent/45,896 units in 2016). In motorcycle market share terms, Yamaha continues as market leader for the first six months of 2018, selling 3,119 motorcycles (3,415 in 2017), ahead of Honda (2,078 units), BMW (2,069 units), Kawasaki (1,899 units), and Harley- Davidson fifth (1,818 units). Yamaha’s MT-07 was top seller The latest new registrations data released by Swiss industry association MotoSuisse shows total new motorcycle registrations down by -11.10 percent in June (3,371 units), having been +9.58 percent in May (4,222 units) and running at -9.40 percent (16,778 units) for the first six months of the year. In total PTW terms, registrations were -13.21 percent in June (5,505 units) after being +4.77 percent in May (6,409 units) and are tracking at -8.42 percent (26,562 percent) for the YTD. For the full year 2017, 2018 +8.42% 30,000 MOTORCYCLE Z900 and Z650, with Honda’s CRF 1000 L Africa Twin fifth. Spain motorcycle registrations +17.14 percent for first six months of 2018 The latest data released by the motorcycle industry trade association in Spain (ANESDOR) shows motorcycle registrations up by +4.62 percent in June (17,557 units), +18.28 percent in May (17,070 units), and running at +17.14 percent for the first six months of 2018 (79,217 units) - the best first half year market performance in Spain since before 2009. Moped registrations remain down though at -32.44 percent for June, - 29.78 percent for May, and are running at -24.90 percent (6,697 units) for the first six months of the year. This puts total PTW registrations at +12.24 percent YTD (85,914 units sold). The top-selling larger displacement machines so far this year were the Yamaha MT 07 (1,267 units), Kawasaki Z900 (1,529 units), Yamaha T-Max 500 (1,145 units), Honda X- ADV (886) and BMW R 1200 GS (857). Market share leader is Honda, followed by Yamaha, Kymco, Piaggio and BMW.