Porsche’s all-electric Taycan outsells its flagship 911 sports activities automotive – TechCrunch


The all-electric Porsche Taycan outsold the German automaker’s iconic inside combustion-powered 911 sports activities automotive within the first 9 months of the yr, a milestone for the EV that was launched in late 2019.

The gross sales figures launched Friday present that Porsche delivered 217,198 automobiles worldwide within the first three quarters, a 13% enhance yr over yr. The outcomes had been pushed by an almost threefold enhance in Taycan deliveries in addition to development by its fashionable gas-powered Macan car. These figures present Porsche recovered from the 5% dip in gross sales it skilled within the nine-month interval between 2019 and 2020.

Whereas the gas-powered Porsche Cayenne led the portfolio with 62,451 automobiles delivered within the first 9 months of the yr, it truly represents a 2.8% decline from the identical time interval in 2020. Robust demand for the smaller Macan SUV, which noticed a 12% enhance in deliveries to 61,944 automobiles, the Taycan and 911 helped gas Porsche’s general enhance.

Porsche delivered 28,640 Taycan automobiles within the January-to-September interval, pushing forward of the corporate’s longtime flagship, the Porsche 911 sports activities automotive. Porsche delivered 27,972 of its 911 sports activities vehicles, a ten% enhance from the identical interval final yr.

Porsche delivered 20,275 Panameras and 15,916 of its 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman automobiles, all of which rose about 1% from final yr.

Whereas the majority of Porsche gross sales are represented by combustion automobiles, the success of the Taycan might bolster the corporate’s push into EVs. Porsche plans to introduce an all-electric model of the Macan in 2023.


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