STUTTGART, Germany – Porsche reports 87 800 vehicles sold globally in the first six months of 2014. Compared to the same period in 2013 (January – June), its sales increased by nearly 8%.Its Cayenne range was responsible for the majority of global deliveries with 37 200 units, followed by the 911 with 15 615 units sold. The new Panamera Gran Turismo was especially high in demand with 13 500 units were sold representing a rise of 28% compared to 2013.Porsche Member of the executive board sales and marketing, Bernhard Maier, said: “We can look back on a very successful first six months of 2014, despite sometimes volatile economic conditions and vastly different trends on individual automotive markets. ‘FOOT ON THE ACCELERATOR’“With our present model line-up we are well positioned to face current challenges. In the second half of the year, we will keep our foot on the accelerator with the worldwide launch of the Macan and other model innovations.”In the first six months of 2014, Porsche increased sales globally. In Europe, the number of units sold rose by 14% to almost 30 000. In the US, 23 000 new cars were delivered, an increase of 8% compared to the same period in 2013. In China, Porsche achieved the same increase of 8%, with 19 800 cars being delivered in the first half of 2014.