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 2012 sales of 3,437 vehicles. This compares to 3,172 vehicles last April, for an increase of four percent. For the year, Porsche sold 10,596 cars in the U.S., which is a four percent increase over last year's sales of 10,179.
"April 2012 sales resulted in a record April for PCNA and shows the momentum building for our new, seventh-generation 911," said President and CEO, Detlev von Platen. "We are thrilled with the overall progress as we only sold the first new 911 Carrera Cabriolets in April and are looking forward to our highly anticipated third-generation Boxster arriving in Porsche dealerships the beginning of July."
With 1090 sales of the new 911, the evergreen sports car showed a 69 percent increase over April 2011. Panamera sales were up 45 percent with 868 cars sold. Porsche sold 1,376 Cayenne models, a decrease of 13% over the same period last year.
For the month of April 2012, Porsche's Approved Certified Pre-Owned vehicle sales were 791, compared to 779 last year – a 1.5 percent increase. Year-to-date, Porsche's CPO sales are up 9.1 percent (3,174 vs. 2,907).