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February 2017: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

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Porsche Reports February 2017 sales

  • Year-to-date sales up 4.1 percent

ATLANTA, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up in the United States, today announced February 2017 sales of 3,637 vehicles, up 2.1 percent over February 2016 (3,561). Year-to-date Porsche recorded 8,239 vehicle sales, a 4.1 percent increase over the same period last year.

The Macan remained in strong demand with 1,575 units sold, up 55.6 percent over February 2016. Macan sales year-to-date stand at 3,535 units which represents a 42.5 percent increase over 2016. The 911 model line achieved 552 vehicle sales, an increase of 10.8 percent compared to February last year. Year-to-date sales of the 911 are up 11.9 percent with 1,366 vehicles sold.

Model

February Sales

Year-to-Date

 

2017

2016

2017

2016

ALL BOXSTER/CAYMAN

326

430

769

861

         

ALL 911

552

498

1,366

1,221

         

ALL CAYENNE

1,156

1,328

2,506

2,723

         

ALL PANAMERA

28

293

63

629

         

ALL MACAN

1,575

1,012

3,535

2,481

GRAND TOTALS

3,637

3,561

8,239

7,915

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