Auto Sales: Porsche’s September Auto Sales Worldwide Up 37.5 Percent image

Porsche Automobil Holding SE said Wednesday that global sales rose 37.5 percent.

The maker of 911 delivered 10,560 vehicles sold worldwide. Between January and September of this year, Porsche delivered a total of 90,972 new cars to customers.

“We are ahead of last year’s good figures in all markets and with over 90,000 sports cars sold as of September are very close to our sales target of 100,000 units in 2011,” Porsche sales chief Bernhard Maier said in a statement.

As expected, the most successful model worldwide was the Cayenne SUV. Porsche succeeded to deliver 5,266 SUV’s in September – an increase of 46.4 per cent compared with the same month the previous year. The company delivered 3,176 Cayenne S Hybrids to customers in the current financial year.

Likewise, with 2,583 units delivered in September and an increase of 25.8 per cent, the Panamera also accounts for a significant share of Porsche’s total sales.

Even if the automaker has unveiled the new 911, sales of current 911 model were strong. – 1,480 units (+ 19.6 %) of the classic 911 sports car were delivered.

The Boxster and Cayman models posted a 55% sales increase to 1,231 cars last month.