Porsche Increases Plug-In Hybrid Sales In U.S.
Porsche is on a mission to bring a groundbreaking all-electric car to the market and even employees agreed on the pay cuts to make it reality.
However, in the meantime, the German brand is offering only plug-in hybrids … performance hybrids:
- Panamera S E-Hybrid
- Cayenne S E-Hybrid
- 918 Spyder
In the U.S., combined sales of those three models have increased every year so far. So too has their share in overall Porsche sales, which in 2015 stood at 3.3%.
Porsche’s PHEV sales saw growth every month in 2015:
Through the end of 2015, there were nearly 2,900 plug-in hybrid Porsches sold in U.S.:
The first model – Panamera S E-Hybrid – didn’t do well after its initial year when Porsche introduced internal competition in the form of Cayenne PHEV; it seems if you are interested in a plug, you are even more interested in a SUV with a plug.
Both cars aren’t in the same class, but the timing fits to make this assumption.
The plug-in hybrid Cayenne recently exceeded 10% of all Cayenne sales:
Porsche 918 Spyder is fading away as the limited and sold-out production winds down, but 299 were sold so far in the U.S.: