ATLANTA, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 record January sales of 3,358 vehicles. This compares to 2,550 vehicles sold in January 2012, an increase of 32 percent. The successful month follows Porsche's record-setting year in the U.S., with 35,043 vehicles sold in 2012.
The Cayenne SUV and 911 models contributed to the record January, with 1,500 Cayenne units sold (+51% over January 2012) and 877 units of the 911 sold (+28%). The Boxster/Cayman line also enjoyed an impressive performance with 393 units sold, for an increase of 127 percent over last year.
"After our best year ever, January's sales record bodes well for 2013," said Detlev von Platen, President and CEO, Porsche Cars North America. "Not only did we deliver our first new 911 Carrera 4 models in January, but we will also launch the new Cayman and Cayenne Turbo S this spring. We'll continue with a robust product rollout during the rest of the year."
Porsche Approved Certified Pre-Owned vehicle sales were 857 for January 2013, an increase of 5.5 percent over January 2012 (812).
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 sports sedan. 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 190 dealers. They, in turn, work to provide Porsche customers with 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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