Spain - motorcycle registrations +24.52 percent for first quarter
According to the latest data available from ANESDOR, the motorcycle industry trade association in Spain, new motorcycle registrations for the first quarter of 2018 are +24.52 percent YTD at 31,152 units; the strongest first quarter in Spain since before 2009. The market was -11.31 percent for the 2017 full year at 136,652 units, +2.5 percent in March 2018.
Moped registrations are showing the side effects of the December 31, 2017 transition to Euro 4 at -16.85 percent for the first quarter on low volumes. Total PTW registrations are +18.88 percent for the first quarter at 34,433 units in total.
Honda was the year-to-date market share leader at 19.7 percent (6,129 units), with Yamaha second (16.5 percent, 5,148 units) and Kymco third (11.2 percent), followed by BMW, Piaggio, Sym, Kawasaki, Suzuki and KTM.