Porsche Cars North America, Inc., based in Atlanta, announced that it recorded an all-time sales month in April for the United States market. CHRIS QUINN/AJC

Atlanta-based Porsche has record U.S. sales in April

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. announced the company recorded an all-time sales month in April for the United States market.

The German carmaker sold 5,570 vehicles, surpassing the previous all-time high of 5,555 cars recorded last November. It also marks a 0.7 percent gain over April 2017, another record month for the company. Retail sales for January through April were up 7 percent from a year ago to 19,524 vehicles.

“The Porsche mix of two and four-door sports cars is getting a broad welcome from customers. We see this in the strong April demand that crosses model lines,” said Klaus Zellmer, president and CEO of PCNA, based in Atlanta. “Our 189 dealers are continually improving the customer experience, and this certainly is an essential factor for our mutual success.”

Among the Porsche models, salesd of the 718 Cayman increased 67 percent year-over-year; with sales of the Macan up 32.5 percent from April 2017.

For the first four months of the year, the Panamera, the 911, and the 718 Cayman all saw double-digit increases compared to the same period in 2017

Porsche Approved Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) car sales in the U.S. were at 1,807 vehicles, up 11.9 percent year-over-year.

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