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by Tim Beissmann

Porsche Cars Australia has announced specification upgrades and some pricing revisions for its 2016 model year line-up.

The Boxster, Cayman, Panamera and Macan models all benefit from additional standard equipment, while Boxster, Macan and Cayenne pricing has increased by between $1400 and $3800 across most variants in those model lines.

MY16 Porsche Boxster and Boxster S variants gain a multi-function steering wheel and 14-way electric sports seats, while the GTS joins them in gaining front parking sensors. Prices are up $2300-$3100, with the base manual now kicking off the range at $105,100 plus on-road costs and the GTS PDK topping the range at $154,890.

MY16 Porsche Cayman and Cayman S also add a multifunction steering wheel, while the GTS joins them in adding front parking sensors and heated front seats. There are no changes to Cayman prices, with the range still starting at $106,600 and scaling up to $190,300 for the GT4.

MY16 Porsche Panamera S, 4S, GTS and S E-Hybrid variants gain LED headlights with Porsche dynamic light system plus (PDLS+) and DAB+ digital radio. Panamera Turbo and Turbo S variants also add PDLS+ and DAB+. Panamera prices are unchanged from MY15 – the base model starting at $204,600 and the flagship Turbo S $444,600.

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Finally, MY16 Porsche Macan S and S Diesel variants gain a tyre pressure monitoring system. Prices of those variants are up $3000 and $3100 respectively ($89,700 and $88,000), while the Macan Turbo is $3800 more than before (now $126,200)

Porsche has also tweaked pricing for the MY16 Cayenne, with increases ranging from $1400 to $2500.

There are no specification or pricing changes for the 911 range, though Porsche has introduced feature-packed Black Edition variants to both the 911 and Boxster families.

 

2016 Porsche price changes (change in brackets):
2016 Porsche Boxster pricing (before on-road costs):
Base manual $105,100 (+$2300)
Base PDK $110,090 (+$2300)
S manual $131,500 (+$2600)
S PDK $136,490 (+$2600)
GTS manual $148,600 (+$3100)
GTS PDK $154,890 (+$3100)

2016 Porsche Macan pricing (before on-road costs):
S Diesel $88,000 (+$3100)
S $89,700 (+$3000)
Turbo $126,200 ($3800)

2016 Porsche Cayenne pricing (before on-road costs):
Diesel $106,100 (+$1400)
Base petrol $108,000 (new variant)
S $141,600 (+$1700)
S E-Hybrid $140,800 (+$1600)
S Diesel $144,800 (+$1600)
GTS $154,600 (new variant)
Turbo $233,300 (+$2500)
Turbo S $284,700 (new variant)




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