Published on April 20th, 2016 | by Subhash Nair0
Porsche’s 2016 Q1 Sales 10% Higher Than it was in 2015
Porsche closed the best first quarter in the history of the company with 55,974 new vehicles delivered worldwide in the first three months of 2016. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG surpassed the previous year’s figure by nearly ten percent.
Porsche SUV models offered a strong contribution to the successful first quarter. With 21,576 deliveries, the Macan is currently the most popular Porsche model.
Compared with the same period last year, the youngest member of the Porsche family saw an increase of around 20 percent, closely followed by the Cayenne with 17,598 vehicles (up 8 percent). There was also a notable increase in the demand for the Boxster and Cayman models.
Despite the approaching model change to the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman, both mid-engine sports cars recorded two-digit growth rates with 3,029 (up 23 percent) and 2,822 (up 27 percent) deliveries respectively. The 911 remains popular with a total of 7,711 new vehicles delivered.