Huge customer interest for the fourth Porsche model series.
Stuttgart/Leipzig. Today, just three months
after the new Panamera went on sale the 10,000th car rolled off the
production line at the Leipzig plant of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG,
Stuttgart. The 500 HP platinum silver metallic Panamera Turbo will be
delivered to a customer in Singapore.
Michael Macht, Chairman of the Board of Porsche AG: "Sales of the
Panamera have really taken off: we have already secured over 9,000
orders. Shortly after it was launched our Gran Turismo won the coveted
"Goldenes Lenkrad" ["Golden steering wheel"] and "Auto Trophy" awards
in Germany. It has also won many international prizes." The Panamera 4S
is proving particularly popular and has a share of 44 per cent -
putting it ahead of the Turbo (36 per cent) and the Panamera S (20 per
The company plans to build 20,000 Panamera per year across the whole
product cycle. The fourth Porsche model series is being manufactured at
the Leipzig plant in the so-called model mix, sharing a production line
with the Cayenne SUV. The innovative, highly streamlined production is
seen as a model of technological and economic excellence for the
automobile industry worldwide.