Stuttgart. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, sold more cars this September than last September. Overall, 1,581 units were sold to US customers, which is about 8 percent more than September 2008. The current figures reflect the continuing overall slump in the US market as a result of the worldwide financial crisis.
Nevertheless, the premium sports car manufacturer was able to increase sales in the USA in the month under review. Sales figures for the 911 series rose: 720 Carrera were delivered to customers, which is the equivalent of a 40 percent increase compared to September 2008. Sales were even better for the Cayman models. In September, 175 units of the mid-engine sports car were sold, which represents a 140 percent increase. Sales of the Boxster models rose by 24 percent with 151 cars sold. In September, the Cayenne model posted a decrease, related to the life cycle of the vehicle, of 28 percent with 535 units sold.