ATLANTA, April 3, 2007 -- Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche sports cars and Cayenne SUVs in the United States and Canada, today announced its best-ever March sales in the United States. The company sold a total of 3,278 Porsches, an increase of 3 percent compared to March of 2006, which had been the previous record. Of this total 1,363 are Porsche 911s, the most ever sold in this month in the United States. Year-to-date sales are 8,229 compared to 9,132 sold in the first three months of last year.
PCNA's record performance was due mainly to its sports cars, including a sharp increase in the Boxster/Cayman series that enjoyed combined sales of 1,036 in March, an increase of four percent. Cayenne sales, which were affected by the growing ramp up of the new 2008 just launched on March 3rd and now enjoy full availability at all dealerships in the U.S., totaled 877 for March compared to last year's number of 1,052.
In addition, dealers sold 609 Porsche Approved Certified Pre-Owned vehicles in March, compared to 562 for the same period last year.-