NEW MOTORCYCLE REGISTRATION STATISTICS APRIL 2012
May 8 2012.


The new powered two-wheeler registrations statistics for April 2012 have been released by the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA).

Year-to-date figures show the following percentage changes;

Mopeds
Scooter -3.7%
Other -20.2%
Total -5.0%

Motorcycles
Adventure Sport 41.3%
Custom -13.2%
Naked -7.6%
Scooter 14.0%
Sport/Tour -16.2%
Supersport -5.5%
Touring -24.1%
Trail/endure -8.6%
Unspecified 18.2%
Total 1.7%

Total scooters +6.9%
Total mopeds & motorcycles, excluding scooters -1.9%
TOTAL REGISTRATIONS +0.8%

The best-selling manufacturer was Honda with 1,444 registrations.

Look out for the full statistics sheet at www.motorcycletrader.net tomorrow and in tomorrow's Trader Daily News.