Porsche handed over 71,986 vehicles to customers worldwide in the first three months of 2021 – a 36 per cent increase compared with the previous year.
“We are extremely pleased that the community of Porsche customers continues to grow all over the world,” said Member of the Executive Board for Sales and Marketing at Porsche AG Detlev von Platen. “Established models have supported this excellent result along with the latest additions to our product range, above all the new model variants of the all-electric Taycan. Thanks to the great appeal of our brand and a consistent sustainability strategy, we can look back on a very positive start to the year.”
The Macan was most in demand, with 22,458 units delivered in the first quarter followed by the Cayenne with 19,533 vehicles.
Some 9,133 customers took delivery of the sports car icon 911 while the all-electric Porsche was equally popular: 9,072 Taycan cars were delivered in the first three months of the year.
The mid-engine sports cars also remain popular: 6,190 units of the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman were delivered. The Panamera was handed over to 5,600 customers. China remains Porsche’s largest single market with 21,991 vehicles delivered there in the first quarter of 2021 – 56 per cent more than in the same period last year. The overall positive development in Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East also continued – with 32,129 deliveries and an increase of 46 per cent.
In the United States (US), Porsche saw 45 per cent increase with 17,368 cars delivered while in Europe, the figure was 19,389 – an increase of 16 per cent.
The home market Germany contributed to this with 5,957 vehicles handed over to customers and an increase of 14 per cent.