Porsche sales in January to November 2015 rose 24% to 209,894 cars worldwide, passing the 200,000 mark for the first time. Full year 2014 sales of 189,849 was also a record.

November volume was 18,110 cars with Cayenne sales up 39%. The SUV, as usual, was the best selling model YTD with sales up 14% to 68,029 units.

China was the top market so far in 2015 with sales up 34% to 54,302. US volume rose 9% to 47,819 vehicles and European deliveries grew 30% to 70,509.

"With more than 200,000 Porsche models delivered, we have reached a milestone of our strategy 2018 well ahead of schedule", said Porsche sales and marketing head Detlev von Platen.