May 8 2006.

April 2006 registration figures released today by the MCI show a drop of 14% over April 2005.
All market sectors except 'Unspecified', showed sharp declines with Moped, Scooter, Touring and Trail/Enduro sectors down 20% .
Year to date figures show an overall total market Jan 2006  to April 2006 up 0.4% with 40,245 sales in 2006 against 40,174 in 2005.
The Yamaha R6 remains top of the year to date registrations on 872 units, ahead of the Honda Fireblade on 849 units and the Suzuki GSX-R750 on 784 units
MCI / Motorcycle Trader Yellow Stats Sheet to follow.