Porsche remains on growth path in North AmericaRecord sales figures in April
Stuttgart. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, sold 3,614 vehicles in North America in April 2006; this represents growth of 9.3 percent compared to the comparable prior-year period (3,307 units). USA and Canada thus posted the company’s highest ever figures for deliveries. Porsche had already recorded record sales figures in its most important sales market in the months January to March 2006.
The growth course continues to be driven by the sports car model series. Sales of the 911 increased by 22 percent to 1,328 vehicles. This is also a new record: Never before have so many 911s been sold in a single month in North America. Sales of the Boxster model series accelerated even more rapidly to 1,288 units, representing growth of 26 percent; 699 of these sales related to the new Cayman S.
Cayenne deliveries remained at a high level. Sales of the sporty all-terrain vehicle, which have hovered around the 1,000 mark since the beginning of the year, reached 983 vehicles in April. This represents a slight fall of 14 percent compared to April 2005. 15 units of the high performance Carrera GT sports car were delivered.