Posted: 12 Oct 2013
Motorcycle registrations this September saw an 11.4% rise on the same period last year and once again the touring category saw the highest increase with a 69.9% increase on September 2012. A much larger number of naked bikes were registered in September compared to August and naked registrations in September 2013 were 22.7% higher than in September 2012.
Moped and scooter registrations continue to fall, down 12.7% on the same period last year however more mopeds and scooters were sold in September than August this year.
The most registered bike in September was Honda’s CBF 125 M, which saw a total of 323 registrations with the most popular sports bike registered in September was once again Yamaha’s YZR 125.
All manufacturers saw an increase in registrations when compared with August with Honda retaining the top spot with a total of 2,345 registrations. Suzuki moved up to third with a large increase to 1,055, up from 231 in August. Honda, Suzuki, BMW and Triumph saw registrations double in September in comparison to the August figures. Lexmoto moves to the bottom of the pile despite an increase of registrations from 283 to 367.