1,900 customers took ownership of convertible sports cars
Atlanta, August 7, 2015 . In July 2015, there were 20,733 Porsche customers worldwide who took delivery of a new vehicle – an increase of 22 percent compared to the same month last year. Nearly 1,900 of these customers opted for a convertible Porsche from the 911 Cabriolet and Boxster model lines. In the first seven months of this year, Porsche delivered 134,717 vehicles globally. This corresponds to an increase of nearly 29 percent compared to the same period in 2014.
“The second half of the year started well with the best July in the history of our company”, said Bernhard Maier, Member of the Executive Board, Sales and Marketing of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG. “Now we are continuing to enhance our product line-up. Customers and fans of our brand can look forward to a special world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.”
Porsche was popular in the German market with 3,179 deliveries in July 2015. The sports car manufacturer achieved a sales increase of 46 percent in the German market compared with the same month in 2014. The U.S. market was the most successful individual market in July 2015 with more than 4,700 new vehicles delivered to customers – an increase of ten percent compared with the same month last year.
Internationally, the Macan had the strongest performance of all model lines in July with approximately 7,800 sporty compact SUVs delivered to customers worldwide. 911 and Cayman sports car models also experienced high demand with both model lines recording double-digit growth rates.
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Established in 1984, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) is the exclusive U.S. importer of Porsche 918 Spyder, 911, Boxster and Cayman sports cars, the Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and Panamera sports sedans. 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, human performance center, and fine dining restaurant. PCNA employs approximately 300 people who provide parts, service, marketing, and training for 189 dealers. They, in turn, work to provide Porsche customers with a best-in-class experience that is in keeping with the brand’s 65-plus year history and leadership in the advancement of vehicle performance, safety and efficiency. PCNA is a 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.
SOURCE: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.