Porsche Cars Canada along with the Wyant Group officially broke ground on their newest location Porsche Centre Kelowna.

Porsche Cars Canada-Porsche Centre Kelowna breaks ground

At the symbolic ground breaking of Porsche Centre Kelowna were (L to R) John Bokitch, Porsche Centre Kelowna General Manager, Vaughn Wyant, President and CEO of Wyant Group, Alexander Pollich, President and CEO of Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd., and Colin Basran, Mayor of Kelowna.

"Kelowna marks an area of strong potential for the Porsche brand and we are glad that Vaughn Wyant and the Wyant Group are going to be taking care of our loyal, growing customer base in the area," said Pollich. "Kelowna is an exciting opportunity for Porsche Canada and we are positive that it will show strength within our developing network."

Porsche Centre Kelowna will represent the eighth Porsche Centre in Western Canada, making the split from Western to Eastern Canada nearly identical. When Porsche Centre Kelowna opens it will be the Wyant Group's second location (along with Porsche Centre Saskatchewan).

"Breaking the ground on Porsche Centre Kelowna symbolically represents more than just where the next opportunity for the Wyant Group will be built, but it also marks where we will be committed to fostering new relationships and delivering service beyond expectations to the surrounding community," said Wyant.

Located at Finns Road and Stremel Road, just off of Highway 97, Porsche Centre Kelowna has a planned opening of in early 2017 with a nine-car showroom, new vehicle delivery experience location, and 10-bay workshop.

Porsche Cars Canada, an independent subsidiary of Porsche AG, imports and distributes Porsche vehicles in Canada.  Last calendar year, Porsche sold an unprecedented 6,413 units in Canada, up 30% over 2014.