Porsche car sales increase to tune of 13% in September 2012

For Porsche, the sports car manufacturers the month of September has been particularly noteworthy. Sales during the month have increased 12.6% with the company delivering 11,888 units during the month. Not only September but the entire period January to September 2012 has seen enhanced sales to the tune of 14.7%. The company delivered 104,362 units as compared to 90,972 units in the same period previous year. This rosy sales picture in challenging times is particularly significant.

Demand in Chinese var markets increased by 31.3% in the month of September 2012. Porsche delivered 2,818 units to customers in China during the month while sales in the US increased by 26.1% in September 2012 where the company delivered 2,736 units to customers. Europe sales were not as encouraging while sales in Russia increased by over 90%.

Three Porsche models which attracted most attention were Cayenne of which 6,495 units were delivered worldwide followed by Boxster of which 1,120 units were delivered while 911 sales touched 1,809 units during the month of September 2012.

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Porsche sells 13 percent more vehicles worldwide in September

Stuttgart. The sports car manufacturer Porsche handed over 11,888 new cars to customers in September 2012, thus achieving an increase of 12.6 percent compared to the same month last year. So far this year, the Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG has sold a total of 104,362 vehicles – an increase of 14.7 percent compared to 90,972 deliveries during the period of January to September 2011.

“In September, Porsche continues to grow at the global level”, as Bernhard Maier, Member of the Executive Board Sales and Marketing of Porsche AG, comments. “We keep a cool head and continue driving by sight. This demonstrates the success of our international demand-driven sales management. Even in challenging times, we remain true to our business model.”

In September 2012, Porsche excelled on the Chinese market, with 2,818 deliveries to customers – an increase of 31.3 percent compared to the same month last year. In the United States, the previous year’s figure was exceeded by 26.1 percent: the Stuttgart sports car manufacturer delivered 2,736 vehicles to customers. As expected, European deliveries weakened slightly in year-on-year terms. However, sales varied greatly by country: In Russia, deliveries rose by more than 90 percent. With 1,325 units sold in the home market of Germany, the previous year’s results for September were nearly reached.

The world’s most highly demanded model of the sports car manufacturer in September 2012 was the Cayenne: 6,495 were handed over to customers worldwide. Of the third generation of the Boxster, Porsche delivered 1,120 vehicles – an increase of 71.8 percent compared to September 2011. The 911 model range also did better over the previous year: 1,809 sales of the iconic sports car represent an increase of 22.2 percent compared to September of last year.

PORSCHE AG Deliveries September January – September
2012 2011 Variance (%) 2012 2011 Variance (%)
World 11,888 10,560 12.6 104,362 90,972 14.7
Europe 4,067 4,287 -5.1 37,515 32,212 16.5
Germany 1,325 1,342 -1.3 13,654 11,511 18.6
America 3,295 2,674 23.2 29,370 26,994 8.8
USA 2,736 2,170 26.1 25,015 22,664 10.4
Asia-Pacific 4,526 3,599 25.8 37,477 31,766 18.0
China 2,818 2,146 31.3 23,910 19,141 24.9