Best February Since 2006
ATLANTA, March 1, 2011-Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche sports cars, Cayenne SUVs and the Panamera Gran Turismo line-up in the United States, today announced February sales in the U.S. of 2,019 units compared to the same period last year when it sold 1,531, an increase of 32 percent.
February's results represented the German sports car maker's best February sales total in the U.S. since 2006. It also marked the ninth consecutive month that Porsche has recorded double digit monthly sales increases over the previous year. So far in 2011, the company's sales are 4,419, compared to the same period last year when they were 3,317, an increase of 33 percent.
Once again, Porsche's new-generation 2011 Cayenne was the brand's top-selling model with February sales of 936 versus last year when they were 599, an increase of 56 percent. Also worth noting in February was the performance of Porsche's four-door Panamera Gran Turismo with sales of 442 for the month, compared to 409 the year prior, an uptick of 8 percent.
Sales of Porsche' renowned sports cars also enjoyed relative success in February. The company's mid-engine sports cars, the Boxster and the Cayman, recorded sales of 144 and 92, respectively. Compared to February 2010, Boxster sales were up 29 percent while the Cayman enjoyed an increase of 28 percent. Sales of the German automaker's iconic 911 sports were 405 compared to 339 in 2010, a rise of 19 percent.
For the month, Porsche's Approved Certified Pre-Owned vehicle sales were 640, compared to 517 last year.
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