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Porsche Reports Sales Increase of Over 80%

May 3, 2011
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Porsche Cars North America Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche sports cars, Cayenne SUVs and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up in the United States, today announced April sales in the U.S. of 3,172 vehicles compared to the same period last year when it sold 1,747, an increase of 82 percent.

April's results represent the German sports car maker's best April since 2006 and best sales month since March 2007. So far in 2011, the company's sales are 10,179 vehicles, compared to the same four month period last year when they were 6,969, which represents a 46 percent increase year-to-date.

Notable was the all-new Cayenne, which continues to sell at a torrid pace, up 384 percent for the month and 141 percent for the year. Additionally, the iconic 911 was up nearly 66 percent for the month and is up 13 percent for the year.

For the month, Porsche's Approved Certified Pre-Owned vehicle sales were 776, compared to 713 last year.

About Porsche Cars North America

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), based in Atlanta, Ga. is the exclusive U.S. importer of Porsche sports cars, the Cayenne SUV and Panamera Gran Turismo. Established in 1984, it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Porsche AG, which is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and employs approximately 220 people who provide parts, service, marketing and training for 196 dealers. They, in turn, work to provide Porsche customers a best-in-class experience that is in keeping with the brand's 63-year history and leadership in the advancement of vehicle performance, safety and efficiency. At the core of this success is Porsche's proud racing heritage that boasts some 30,000 motorsport wins to date.

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Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

CONTACT: Steve Janisse, General Manager, Public Relations,+1-770-290-3690, steve.janisse@porsche.us, or Dave Engelman, ProductCommunications Manager, +1-770-290-3617, dave.engelman@porsche.us

Website: http://www.porsche.com/



Source: Copyright PRNewswire 2011


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