Italy’s Bike Gross sales Soar By Practically 27 % In March, 2023

Italy’s two-wheeled phase ended 2022 on a modest upswing. Whereas the nation endured a gross sales rollercoaster all year long, it appeared to 2023 with optimistic eyes. In accordance with the most recent knowledge launched by Italy’s Confindustria ANCMA (Nationwide Affiliation of Cycle Bike Equipment), it appears that evidently the area reached these objectives with ease.

Scooters dominated the roost with 17,777 items offered, which represents a 31.5-percent enchancment over March, 2022 gross sales figures. Bikes weren’t far behind with a 25.8-percent improve and 18,221 autos registered throughout the identical interval. Sadly, all of the information couldn’t be good, with mopeds slumping by 5.72 % because of simply 1,548 items offered all through the month. All collectively, Italy’s two-wheeled sector recorded 26.6 % of development in March, 2023.

These numbers solely underscore the nation’s encouraging Q1 2023. With 64,689 autos bought within the first three months of the yr, two-wheeler gross sales have soared by 27.6 %. Scooters are accountable for a lot of that uptick, with 39,811 items registered. That whole equates to a forty five.4 % spike in comparison with Q1 2022.

Motorbikes moved almost as many items with 38,976 autos offered, however that solely ends in a 19-percent improve over final yr’s opening quarter. Sadly, mopeds suffered all through January, February, and March, reporting simply 3,763 items moved and a lower of 17.3 %.

Throughout the scooter ranks, Honda dominates the competitors with the SH350, SH125, ADV350, X-ADV 750, and SH150 locking out the highest 5 spots. Unsurprisingly, the Honda Africa Twin, BMW R 1250 GS, and Benelli TRK 502 paved the way for bikes in Q1 2023, however the Royal Enfield Meteor 650 made a powerful debut on the checklist on the twenty third place.

Hopefully, Italy can keep the momentum it constructed all through the primary months of 2023 and may keep away from the rollercoaster that was 2022.