Car and Driver Magazine Ranks Porsche Boxster and Cayman Among The 10 Best Cars for 2012

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ATLANTA, December 6, 2011 - The 2012 Porsche Boxster and Cayman are once again listed on Car and Driver Magazine's 10Best cars sold in America. This year marks the 11th time in 13 years that either a Porsche Boxster or Cayman model has been named to this coveted list.

"As in years past, the cars on this year's list represent the best overall vehicles on the market today," said Eddie Alterman, editor-in-chief, Car and Driver. "Out of 68 contenders, these are the ones that consistently perform the best, are a good value and are engaging, fun-to-drive vehicles."

"We're again extremely pleased to be named to the 10Best list," stated Detlev von Platen, President and CEO of Porsche Cars North America. "Perennially making this list reiterates that our mid-engine cars continue to provide exceptional ride and handling that rewards passionate drivers."

Car and Driver's 10Best list is compiled every year by the editorial staff based on a car's quality, performance, value and driver satisfaction. The winners were chosen out of 60 contenders, all priced under $80,000.

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 sports sedan. 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 194 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.

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About Car and Driver

Car and Driver (http://www.caranddriver.com) is known for its expert editorial team that is highly regarded by car enthusiasts and automotive manufacturers for their integrity, engineering backgrounds, and high standards. The magazine is published monthly by Hearst Magazines (www.hearst.com), boasting the largest audience of any monthly automotive magazine. The Car and Driver brand is a leading source of information for automotive enthusiasts and in-market car buyers. The brand also extends to many platforms, including websites, mobile sites, radio, iPhone/iPad apps, events, custom marketing programs, and integrated marketing databases.

 

Contact: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Nick Twork
Manager, Product Communications
678-323-6975
nick.twork@porsche.us

Dave Engelman
Media Relations Manager
770-290-3617
dave.engelman@porsche.us




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