Year-to-date sales up 28 percent
ATLANTA - November 1, 2011 - Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche sports cars, Cayenne SUVs and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up in the United States, today announced October 2011 sales of 2,270 vehicles, a decrease of 14 percent compared to the same period last year, when it sold 2,647 vehicles.
To date in 2011, sales are up 23 percent compared to the same ten-month period last year. So far this year, the company has sold 24,934 cars, which compares to 20,337 vehicles last year.
“We’re very pleased with our year-to-date results,” said President and CEO, Detlev von Platen. “October’s sales numbers are expectedly down compared to last year, due to the fact that we are in the midst of a change-over with our all-new 911 model going on sale early next year. In addition, we have very low inventories of our Boxster and Cayman models.”
For the month of October 2011, Porsche's Approved Certified Pre-Owned vehicle sales were 652, compared to 565 last year. The year-to-date total is 7,241, compared to 6,210 in the previous year - a 17 percent increase.
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About Porsche Cars North America
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), based in Atlanta, Ga. is the exclusive U.S. importer of Porsche sports cars, the Cayenne SUV and Panamera Gran Turismo. Established in 1984, it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Porsche AG, which is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and employs approximately 220 people who provide parts, service, marketing and training for 195 dealers. They, in turn, work to provide Porsche customers with a best-in-class experience that is in keeping with the brand's 63-year history and leadership in the advancement of vehicle performance, safety and efficiency. At the core of this success is Porsche's proud racing heritage that boasts some 30,000 motorsport wins to date.