With 117,963 new vehicle deliveries worldwide, Porsche has announced a 3% increase in the first half of 2016 compared with the previous year’s figures. This growth is being driven by the models Cayman and Boxster.
The Cayman and the Boxster provided a source of significant growth: with 6,115 new vehicle deliveries for Cayman and 6,740 for Boxster worldwide. Compared with the same period in the previous year, the Macan also achieved an increase of 11% with a total of 45,086 new vehicle deliveries, as did the 911 with 18,579 vehicles (+10%).
As a result of the upcoming model change, Panamera sales remained lower than the level achieved in the previous year. “The feedback about the world premiere of the new Panamera at the end of June has been unequivocally positive, so we are very optimistic about this. We are anticipating a significant boost from this model”, said Detlev von Platen, Member of the Executive Board of Management – Sales and Marketing.
The strongest individual market in the first half of 2016 was once again China: with 30,440 new vehicle deliveries, the Chinese market ranks above that of the USA (26,708 new vehicle deliveries). Europe has maintained the high levels seen in the previous year and was once again able to grow its sales by 5% to 40,646 new vehicles. The German market saw an increase of 2%, with 15,299 new vehicle deliveries.