Porsche sales jump 18 percent in November

AP News
Posted: Dec 01, 2009 1:55 PM

Porsche Cars North America Inc. said Tuesday that its November sales increased 18 percent compared to the same month last year on stronger sales of its Cayman model.

BY THE NUMBERS: Porsche said U.S. sales were 1,626 in November, compared with 1,378 in the same month last year. However, sales dropped overall to 17,578 in the first 11 months of the year, compared with 23,881 for the same period in 2008.

HOT MODELS: Sales of the Porsche Cayman sports coupe jumped to 88 in November, more than double the number sold in November of 2008. But overall sales of the Cayman fell to 881 so far this year, compared with 1,312 in the same month last year.