After a successful pilot in Toronto, Porsche will be offering on-demand access to the Porsche experience to the Vancouver area starting May 3.
Porsche Drive offers a monthly subscription plan that offers members access to a single vehicle or unlimited swaps between models at the touch of an app. The program also offers daily and weekly on-demand rental service. All services, Multi-Vehicle Subscription, Single-Vehicle Subscription, and Rental feature delivery and pick-up by a concierge anywhere a customer chooses within a 50-km radius around downtown Vancouver.
“Offering undeniable flexibility and convenience, Porsche Drive had a successful launch in Toronto with over 130 first deliveries and 79 per cent of its customers being new to the brand,” states Marc Ouayoun, president and CEO of Porsche Cars Canada. “We are delighted to bring the innovative experience, featuring our lineup of exclusive sports cars, to the west coast with our operational partner Porsche Centre Vancouver.”
Porsche Drive offers the entire model line-up from the German sports car maker with the added flexibility over a traditional lease or purchase. The “Launch” membership includes 718, Macan, and Cayenne models in a single monthly payment of $3,450. For $4,550, the “Accelerate” level adds to the menu the 911, Panamera as well as the Taycan, the brands first all-electric sport car. Single vehicle subscription pricing ranges from $2,650 to $4,800 a month for a 30-day period depending on the model selected. Porsche Drive Rental pricing ranges between $319 per day for a Macan to $539 per day for a 911, with a rental period of one to three days. All operating costs except fuel, charging on Taycan, taxes, and fees are included in the program pricing.
Porsche Centre Vancouver, the dealer partner, oversees the in-person experience and the fleet, including white-glove vehicle delivery, and maintenance. The Porsche Drive program includes a deep-cleaning and sanitization process of vehicles between users and observes social distancing at delivery and pick-up.