Jul. 23, 2012 (China Knowledge) – Porsche AG, a German sports car maker, will recall 72 units of Panamera Turbo S in China from Aug 20, due to the defects in their turbocharger, said the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine
in a statement last Friday.
The quality watchdog said the to-be-recalled vehicles were produced between April 27, 2011 and May 22, 2012.
The automaker said that the defects turbocharger might not operate smoothly or underpowered, and even cause the car to leak engine oil in severe cases, adding that all affected vehicles will be fixed free.
In 2011, Porsche saw its sales in China reached a record high of 24,340 units, up 64.6% from a year earlier, including 13,283 units of Cayenne, 7,726 units of Panamera, 1,403 units of Boxster and 929 units of 911, sources reported.