Porsche celebrates 500,000th Cayenne in Leipzig

Posted on 5 Sep 2013 by Tim Brown

When the first Porsche Cayenne rolled off the assembly line at the Leipzig plant in 2002, nobody could foresee how very successful the sports-car SUV would be.

Porshce started creating around 70 units per day and today produce five times as many thanks to ever growing market demand and slick operating processes.

In the past year alone, over 83,000 Cayenne vehicles for customers in more than 125 countries have rolled off the assembly line.

“The Cayenne is a genuine success story of the Porsche plant in Saxony,” explained Dr. Oliver Blume, Member of the Executive Board Production and Logistics of Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG. “Today, the 500,000th unit of the Porsche bestseller produced here in Leipzig will be handed over to its owner.”

Picking up their new vehicle in person, every year around 2,500 Porsche customers from all over the world use this opportunity and experience a Porsche to its very limits when driving on the plant’s proprietary, FIA-certified circuit and the off-the-road track.

And so did the proud customer of the 500,000th Cayenne, who travelled from Austria to the Saxon metropolis to accept in a little ceremony the key to his white S Diesel with a 382 hp V8 engine.

You too can have the chance to drive on this amazing track. The Manufacturer, Lean Management Journal and Porsche Consulting invite you to a unique two-day residential course that takes you to the heart of world class lean manufacturing and logistics at Porsche’s Leipzig plant, which includes a track day driving experience. For more information visit: www.themanufacturer.com/eventsite/porsche2013/ 

To book call 020 7202 7485

Act now as there are only 3 places left for this unique and inspiring event.