Monday, September 25, 2023

10 most stolen motorcycles in Spain and the real reason behind the theft

did you know A motorcycle is stolen every eight minutes in Spain, This means that 7.5 two-wheelers go missing every hour; every day, 180; every week, 1,260; Every month, more than 5,000; and, per year, about 60,500. This figure is very high but has come down compared to the figures recorded five years back. It is also a matter of concern that only 10 percent of the stolen motorcycles are recovered.

All the previous data and the one we are going to review in the following lines have been extracted from reports prepared by insurance comparator Rasterator based on information from the Ministry of Home Affairs.

10 most stolen motorcycles in Spain

The relationship most stolen motorcycle in spain Let us tell you that the favorite segment of scooters is friends of others; Exam : EHe Honda SH 125 occupies the first place in the ranking. It is also common to have high displacement sports models as victims in motorcycle theft complaints (we explain why in the following lines); In this group, the one that collects the most steals is the Yamaha T Max.

We complete the list of the motorcycle models that are most prone to theft in Spain:

  1. Honda SH 125
  2. Yamaha T-Max
  3. Kawasaki Z 800
  4. Yamaha C-Max
  5. KTM 125 Duke
  6. Yamaha YZF-Max
  7. bmw gs
  8. Yamaha Cygnus
  9. Yamaha Neos
  10. SYM Symphony

On request, for parts…

There are several reasons that explain why thieves choose one motorcycle or the other in each robbery. As is the case with most stolen cars, sales leaders are usually used to complaints. It’s easy to explain: the more there are on the streets, the easier it is to find them.

high displacement sports bike, between 600 and 1,000 cc are also objects of desire. The main reason is that his pieces are expensive, highly valued on the black market, and therefore very easy to sell through illegal channels.

Next in preference and this may come as a surprise motorcycles that are not registered, These are used for competition and only require a frame number (which may have been previously falsified).

At the end, motorcycles that are stolen to order, They are usually exclusive models, very expensive, for which people willing to buy a stolen motorcycle pay large sums of money.

Profile of Motorcycle Thief

Home Ministry has undecided Profile of a motorcycle thief. He assured that they are usually young Spaniards between the ages of 20 and 27 who work in groups of 4 to 10 members. In most cases, they commit robberies to sell motorcycle parts (this week the Civil Guard busted a gang with this). modus operandi,

Robberies are usually committed in several stages. Thieves first choose a location, they are usually little traveled and with many motorcycles such as private garages. Then there is dacoity; is one of the most commonly used techniques load the bike into a vanThey usually do it freehand, which renders a good portion of anti-theft devices ineffective.

Afterwards, the stolen motorcycles are transferred to a warehouse or workshop where they are dismantled and/or accomplish,

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