Record month puts Porsche ahead 3.4% year-over-year for first three quarters
ATLANTA, GA – October 2, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, today announced September 2018 retail sales of 5,102 vehicles. This was 0.8 percent higher than the previous September. For the first nine months of 2018, U.S. retail sales were up 3.4 percent compared to the same period last year, totaling 42,626.
September sales were driven by demand for two model lines in particular. The arrival of the new-generation Cayenne in U.S. showrooms boosted its sales by 26.9 percent year-over-year. The iconic Porsche 911 remained a draw for customers, increasing sales by 37.8 percent.
“The new 2019 Cayenne is an exciting addition to a Porsche product range that continues to fascinate people. Our sales in the first three quarters of this year are a powerful testament to the quality and customer experience we offer,” said Klaus Zellmer, President and CEO of PCNA.
Porsche Approved Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) sales in the U.S. totaled 1,826 vehicles in September, up 18 percent year-over-year.
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Established in 1984, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) is the exclusive U.S. importer of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman; Panamera; and Cayenne and Macan. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia since 1998, PCNA is also home to the first Porsche Experience Center in North America featuring a module-based 1.6-mile driver development track, business center, and fine dining restaurant, 356. The company operates a second Porsche Experience Center near Los Angeles. That 53-acre complex features a driver development track with eight educational modules totaling 4.1 miles, a business center, and Restaurant 917. PCNA employs over 300 people who provide parts, service, marketing, and training for 190 dealers. They, in turn, work to provide Porsche customers with a best-in-class experience that is in keeping with the Porsche brand’s 70-year history of leadership in the advancement of vehicle performance, safety, and efficiency. PCNA is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Porsche AG, which is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.
At the core of this success is Porsche’s proud racing heritage that boasts some 30,000-plus motorsport wins to date.
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Source: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.