Stuttgart-based marque Porsche announced that its premier all-electric offering, the Taycan, has become their best-selling model in Europe in August and one of their key sales drivers in the US in the third quadrant of 2020.
Based on the UK-based auto industry intelligence supplier JATO Dynamics, as cited by Car Industry Analysis, Porsche rolled out 1,183 units of the Taycan. This comprises 23.4 percent of the carmaker’s 5,046-unit total sales in Europe in August.
Aside from that, the same data showed that Taycan was also among the region’s best-selling models in its segment during the same month.
Meanwhile, the Cayenne and the Cayenne Coupe delivered 771 and 554 units respectively for Europe.
The Cayenne sales and the 646 vehicle sales for the Macan is tantamount to the Porsche SUV models accounting for 39 percent of the brand’s total performance during the said period.
The legendary 911 continues to keep its momentum as it had 1,097 units sold, and the combined effort of the 718 Cayman and Boxster resulted in 517 units. Further, the Panamera had 278 buyers across Europe two months back.
US sales showed that the Taycan found 1,858 owners from July to September, which is almost 12 percent of Porsche’s 15,548-vehicle tally for the third quarter. This shows a five-percent rise compared to the 14,805 during the same duration in 2019.
The stellar sales performance of the Taycan was seconded by the by the Macan, at 5,466 units, then followed by Cayenne’s 4,509-unit total.
Further, Porsche has 1,567 new units of the 911, trailed by the 1,084 of 718 models and lastly, 1,064 of the Panamera.
The Taycan was recently launched to the Asia-Pacific region at the Singapore’s futuristic ArtScience Museum. Available in three variants (Taycan 4S, Taycan Turbo and Taycan Turbo S), the Taycan can deliver a maximum power output between 530hp and 761hp.
The average driving range of all three models is about 400 kilometers, which should cover about five days to a week of regular driving in urban Metro Manila.
The range-topping Taycan Turbo S is now available from Porsche Centre Philippines. To those who want to see it in the metal, the vehicle can be viewed at Porsche Philippines showrooms on EDSA, Greenhills, and at Bonifacio Global City. For more information, please visit porsche.com.ph, facebook.com/porschecentrephilippines, and instagram.com/porsche_philippines. You may also call +639178800328.
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