Sales figures tell you what’s happening in motorcycling

 14 January 2002 00:00

When we published the 10 best-selling motorcycles in the UK for 2001, last week, some of you asked for more. So here are all the stats on sales for the year you could ever want: from the best selling by category or capacity to which sectors are growing and which companies are losing market share.

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Top five year-to-date new registrations by style:

Traditional: 1. Honda CG125. 2108 2. Suzuki GSF600 1197. 3. Triumph Bonneville 1072. 4. Honda CB600 Hornet 1034. 5. Hyosung Cruise II 953.

Sport/Touring: 1. Yamaha FZS600 2267. 2 Honda VFR800 F 1552. 3. Suzuki SV650 SK1 1387. 4 Honda CBR1100XX 1330. 5 Suzuki GSF600S 1186.

Supersport: 1. Honda CBR600F 3877. 2 Kawasaki ZX6R-J1 2458. 3.Suzuki GSXR600 K1 2423. 4. Honda CBR900RR-Y 2376. 5. Yamaha YZF-R1 2164.

Scooter: 1. Peugeot Speedfight 100 3258. 2. Gilera Runner 125 2943. 3. Piaggio Vespa ET4 2553. 4. Aprilia SR125 1743. 5. Piaggio PX 125 (Vespa) 1384.

Adventure Sport: 1. Kawasaki KMX125B 460. 2. Honda XL1000V Varadero 387. 3 Honda XL125V 383.4 Honda XL 650 V2 382. 5. Triumph Tiger 995 364.

Trail/Enduro. 1. Yamaha DT125R 1018. 2. BMW R1150GS 798. 3. Suzuki DRZ400S 539. 4. Yamaha TW125 356. 5. BMW F650GS 344.

Touring: 1. Honda NT650V Deauville 916. 2. Yamaha FJR1300 605. 3. BMW R1150RT 525. 4. Honda ST1100 Pan Euro 431. 5. Honda ST1100AN 400.

Custom: 1. Gilera Cougar 576. 2. Yamaha XVS125 367. 3. Harley Davidson XLH883 336. 4 Yamaha XVS650 283. 5. Suzuki VL125K1 281.

Mopeds: 1. Piaggio Zip. 4503. 2. Peugeot Speedfight 3668. 3. Piaggio NRG 2376. 4. Piaggio ET2 50 2204.5 Peugeot Vivacity 50 2031.

Top 5 year to date new motorcycle registrations by capacity:

0 to 125cc 1. Peugeot Speedfight 100 3258. 2. Gilera Runner 125 2943. 3. Piaggio Vespa ET4 2553. 4.Honda CG 125 2108. 5. Aprilia RS125R Extrema 1843.

126cc to 700cc 1. Honda CBR600F 3877. 2. Kawasaki ZX6R-J1. 3. Suzuki GSX-R600K2 2423. 4. Yamaha FZS600 2267. 5. Yamaha R6 2148.

701cc plus. 1. Honda CBR900RR-Y 2376. 2.Yamaha YZF-R1 2164. 3. Suzuki GSX-R1000 K1 1638. 4. Honda VFR800F 1552. 5. Honda CBR1100XX 1330.

Top Ten Year to Date Powered Two Wheeler New Registrations:

1. Piaggio Zip. 4503. 2. Honda CBR600F 3877. 3. Peugeot Speedfight 3668. 4. Peugeot Speedfight 100 3258. 5 Gilera Runner 125 2943. 6 Piaggio Vespa ET4 2553.7. Kawasaki ZX6R-J1. 2458. 8. Suzuki GSXR600 K2 2423. 9 Piaggio NRG 2376. 10. Honda CBR900RR-Y 2376.

Top Ten year to date scooter registrations (including 50s):

1.Piaggio Zip. 4503. 2 Peugeot Speedfight 3668. 3 Peugeot Speedfight 100 3258. 4 Gilera Runner 125 2943. 5. Piaggio Vespa ET4 2553. 6. Piaggio NRG 2376. 7. Piaggio ET2 50 2204. 8. Peugeot Vivacity 50 2031. 9. Aprilia SR50 1941. 10 Aprilia SR 125 1743.

Percentage change from 2000:

Scooter: (2000) 28274 (2001) 32200 14%

Trail/Enduro: (2000) 6562 (2001) 7131 9%

Traditional: (2000) 19158 (2001) 15720 22%

Sport/Touring: (2000) 19395 (2001) 17499 –10%

Supersport: (2000) 37843 (2001) 32624 –14%

Touring: (2000) 3398 (2001) 3895 15%

Custom: (2000) 8428 (2001) 7984 –5%

Adventure Sport (2000) 2288 (2001) 3406 49%

Total Motorcycles and Scooters above 50cc: (2000) 121908 (2001) 123897 2%

Moped scooters: (2000) 42329 (2001) 40096 -5%

Moped others: (2000) 5309 (2001) 5835 –9%

Total Mopeds (2000) 48164 (2001) 45405 –6%

Total Scooters: (2000) 70603 (2001) 72296 2%

Total Motorcycles and Mopeds: (2000) 99469 (2001) 97006 –2%

Total registrations: (2000) 170072 (2001) 169302 -0.5%

New motorcycle registration statistics supplied by the Motor Cycle Industry Association tel: 08700 70 6242

TOP MANUFACTURERS IN 2001

Honda: (2000) 23,324 (2001) 25,285 8%

Yamaha: (2000) 21,110 (2001) 18,336 -13%

Suzuki: (2000) 19,671 (2001) 17,363 -12%

Kawasaki: (2000) 11,158 (2001) 9915 -11%

Piaggio: (2000) 6385 (2001) 8467 3%

Aprilia: (2000) 6739 (2001) 7330 9%

Gilera: (2000) 4787 (2001) 5975 25%

Peugeot: (2000) 5768 (2001) 4821 -16%

Triumph: (2000) 3904 (2001) 4742 21%

BMW: (2000) 2990 (2001) 4172 40%

Harley-Davidson: (2000) 2892 (2001) 3086 7%

Ducati (2000) 2483 (2001) 2712 9%

FOR OUR ANALYSIS OF THESE FIGURES, SEE MCN, PUBLISHED ON JANUARY 16, 2001.