Porsche passes last year's total with two months to spare
In the month of October Porsche delivered 18,699 new cars around the globe. That represents a year-on-year increase of 18%. Globally the sports car manufacturer achieved an increase of 27% to 191,784 units in the first ten months of the year. In the whole of 2014, the figure was 189,849.
The front-runner remains the Macan: at nearly 70,000 units by October, the compact SUV is the brand's clear best-seller this year. The Cayenne is also in great demand: more than 60,000 vehicles were handed over to customers – 12% more than from January to October 2014. Despite the forthcoming model change, the current Porsche 911 remains popular: from January to October 2015, 27,281 vehicles were delivered worldwide. This equates to an increase of 7%.
The strongest single market in October was China, where Porsche sold 4,950 vehicles (+44%). Close behind was the USA (4,070 vehicles, +11%). The European market grew by 11% (6,691 units). The main contributor was Germany with 2,644 units (+10%).