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Porsche sells five per cent more sports cars in January

Stuttgart. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, has got 2012 underway with an increase in deliveries: January saw the Zuffenhausen-based company deliver 9,613 vehicles of the 911, Boxster/Cayman, Cayenne and Panamera model lines to its customers worldwide, up 4.8 per cent compared with the same month the year before.

Bernhard Maier, Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing of Porsche AG said: “The good start in January shows that we have evidently set the correct course with our product offensive. This result picks up where last year’s good results left off.” Read more

Porsche unveils the 911 Cabrio to the public for the first time in Detroit

US deliveries in 2011 increase by 15 per cent to 29,023 vehicles

Stuttgart. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is getting 2012 underway with a world premiere: The sports car manufacturer is unveiling the Cabrio version of the new 911 for the first time at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit (9 – 22 January). As one of the world’s largest auto shows, the Detroit Motor Show traditionally ushers in the new automotive year. The show in the automotive capital is regarded as an important international marketplace and forum for trends and opinions that is of particular significance for the North American market.

“The USA is and remains an important market for Porsche with good growth prospects,” said Bernhard Maier, Porsche AG Board of Management Member for Sales and Marketing. “Detroit was deliberately chosen for the world premiere of the new 911 Cabrio because the USA is far and away our largest 911 Cabrio market.” The Coupé variant of the sports car classic will be available in the USA starting in February 2012 with the Cabriolet following a few months later, providing a fresh impetus. Read more