Porsche Macan continues to sell quite well as sales advance.
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Led by Macan, Panamera, Porsche Sales Up 3.7 Percent in May

Porsche sales continued to trend upward in May as Macan and Panamera continued to sell well. Sales were off a bit for the automaker's other models.

Porsche Cars of North America, a division of the Volkswagen Group, has reported that May sales continued trending up. The automaker announced 4,805 sales in May. Year-to-date sales are up 3.7 percent over last year at 23,052 vehicles.

Surging sales for the Macan and Panamera led Porsche sales for May. During the month, the automaker sold 1,730 Macans, an increase of more than 300 over last year. Year-to-date sales of the Macan stand at 8,767 versus 6,907 for 2016.

Panamera sales for the month nearly double

Panamera sales for May were 768 for 2017. The automaker sold 358 in May 2016. Year-to-date results for Panamera sales show the automaker has sold a total of 2,483 versus 1,692 for 2016.

In percentage terms, Macan deliveries continue at a brisk pace with sales standing at 21.3 percent over May 2016. Panamera sales are up a healthy 114.5 percent over last year. Total sales of Macan show a 26.9 percent increase over 2016, while Panamera sales are up nearly 50 percent at 46.7 percent over 2016.

Porsche Certified, Pre-Owned sales program, continues to be strong with year-to-date sales up a healthy 8.8 percent over the same period lat year. For the month, CPO sales were 1,568.

911 sales down for the month and year

Meantime, sales of 911s – all models – dipped in 2017 during May. In May, Porsche delivered 751 copies versus 993 in 2016. Year-to-date sales were also down as the automaker delivered 3,709 in May versus 4,175 deliveries in 2016.

Similarly, sales of the Boxter/Cayman line were also off a bit. In May, Porsche sold 403 units, while in May 2016 the automaker moved 508 copies. Year-to-date results show Porsche delivered 2,483 copies through May 2017. Last year, the automaker moved a total of 2,675 through May.

Sales of the Cayenne crossover were also down a bit in May with the automaker delivering 1,153 versus 1,293 in May 2016. Year-to-date sales are similar. The automaker moved 6,050 through May, while Porsche sold 6,776 for the same period.

Thanks to the sales increases of Macan and Panamera, Porsche was able to show increased numbers for May. In May, the automaker’s total sales were 4,805 versus 4,578 in 2016. For the year-to-date, deliveries were also up a bit thanks to the same pair of vehicles. For May, sales totaled 23,052 for the year to date versus 22,226 for the same period last year.

Source: Porsche

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