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2018 Porsche 911 GTS review

See the full article here. With more than 30 different variants of the 911 on sale today, the addition of the recently launched Porsche 911 GTS may seem as a non-event, considering the amount of choice already available...

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2018 Porsche 911 GTS review
Rating: 910 /10
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2018 Porsche 911 GTS review

The real question isn't why you should buy a GTS, it's why on earth would you buy a Carrera S instead?

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Porsche: "manual gearbox never going away", naturally-aspirated engines to stay
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Porsche: "manual gearbox never going away", naturally-aspirated engines to stay

Porsche says that it will continue to make its iconic sports cars available with manual transmissions so long as there is even one customer that wishes it so, while the likes of the 911 GT3 and GT3 RS will remain naturally-aspirated for as long as possible...


Porsche Australia ‘displeased’ with profiteers and speculators on its special models
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Porsche Australia ‘displeased’ with profiteers and speculators on its special models

Porsche Australia says it is displeased with the profiteering and flipping that has occurred on its limited-edition vehicles such as the 911 R. The limited-edition and numbered Porsche 911 R, which is essentially a GT3 RS with a manual gearbox and road-focused body work, has seen prices more than double on the used car market as some owners have chosen to sell their vehicle immediately after purchase for a profit...


2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS revealed at E3
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2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS revealed at E3

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS has been revealed on stage at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly known as E3. The car took centre stage at the unveiling of the new Forza Motorsport 7 game, which is one of the headline titles for Microsoft's new Xbox One X console...


Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series priced for Australia
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Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series priced for Australia

The Porsche 911 Turbo S has gone extra special, with the announcement this week of a new Exclusive Series variant. The limited-edition 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series enters above the 'regular' Turbo S, the top-shelf 911, which is itself priced at a big $461,900 before on-road costs...


Porsche Sport Driving School Master Class review
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Porsche Sport Driving School Master Class review

You know the strangest thing about owning a sports car? Not knowing how to drive it properly. Here, Alborz gets some insight into just what it takes to drive a sports car - indeed, a race car - and do it properly.


Porsche Sport Driving School Master Class review

Porsche Sport Driving School Master Class review

You know the strangest thing about owning a sports car? Not knowing how to drive it properly. A lot of you reading this will probably smirk at that statement, because somewhere buried deep inside, you have those secretly-seeded grand thoughts of ‘I could’ve been a racing driver’. Well, join the club...

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2017 Porsche 718 Cayman review
Rating: 910 /10
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2017 Porsche 718 Cayman review

The 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman had some aspersions cast upon it when it was revealed as a four-cylinder. But has the transformation from six cylinders to four diluted the Cayman's sports car credentials? Rob Margeit finds out...


Porsche 911 GT3 RS Lego crash test is weirdly satisfying
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Porsche 911 GT3 RS Lego crash test is weirdly satisfying

German automotive organisation, ADAC (equivalent of NRMA, RACQ or RACV), has performed a crash test on the Porsche 911 GT3 RS Lego Technic set, and it is sensational - not least because you're unlikely to see a real 911 crash-tested anytime soon...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 12, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 12, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 mule spied
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2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 mule spied

A mule for the new Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 has been spotted undergoing testing on the Nurburgring Norschleife. The mule has a more aggressive aero kit, including a large rear wing, cross-drilled brakes, and extensions to the wheel arch lips In an interview Car and Driver, Andreas Preuninger, director of special vehicle projects at Porsche, noted "natural aspiration is one of [the] main selling propositions" of Porsche's GT-branded vehicles...


Mercedes-AMG GLC43 v Porsche Macan GTS comparison
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Mercedes-AMG GLC43 v Porsche Macan GTS comparison

Buying a luxury SUV is confusing. There are so many sizes, so many options and so many brands all offering what would, on paper at least, seem like a great purchase. On the smaller end of the scale, the likes of the Porsche Macan GTS and Mercedes-AMG GLC43 go head-to-head for dominance in the all-important performance SUV war of the Germans...


Could investing in a limited edition car be better than investing in property?
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Could investing in a limited edition car be better than investing in property?

The 2017 HSV GTSR W1 marks the end of Australian manufacturing, along with the production of Australia's fastest and most powerful car ever built. It also represents one of the most expensive locally produced cars with an asking price of $169,990, before on-road costs. We've even heard of some buyers paying over $250,000 to secure their spot in the line...


Audi and Porsche partner up for next-gen vehicle platforms
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Audi and Porsche partner up for next-gen vehicle platforms

German stablemates Audi and Porsche have announced they'll collaborate on the development of a shared next-generation vehicle architecture for future mobility including autonomous driving, electrification and digitisation...


Porsche 911 GT2 spied at the Nurburgring
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Porsche 911 GT2 spied at the Nurburgring

A pre-production prototype of what could be the next Porsche 911 GT2 has been spied in and around the iconic Nurburgring circuit, giving us an early glimpse of the hottest version of the German sports car. Wearing a disguise akin to the bodykit on the racy 911 GT3, this development vehicle features a number of unique components that set it apart from its 'lesser' sibling...


Porsche SUV sales doubled sports cars in 2016
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Porsche SUV sales doubled sports cars in 2016

If Apple is now a phone company, the past year has seen Porsche become an SUV brand. Together, the Macan and Cayenne duo have outsold the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman twins, along with the 911 and Panamera - by more than double - in 2016. The company is unlikely to fazed by this new image, however...


2018 Porsche range: More power and new kit for 911 S, price hikes across most Porsche lines
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2018 Porsche range: More power and new kit for 911 S, price hikes across most Porsche lines

Porsche has announced availability of a new Porsche Exclusive upgrade for 911 Carrera S, 911 Carrera 4S and 911 Targa 4S models, delivering GTS-rivalling power. The announcement is joined by news that Australia's Porsche Connect Plus package has scored an important update, gaining the LTE telephone module that compatibility requirements had previously kept from local buyers...


2018 Porsche 911 GT3: Manual back but customers still choosing PDK
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2018 Porsche 911 GT3: Manual back but customers still choosing PDK

Last week's 2017 Geneva motor show debut of the updated 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 signalled availability of a manual gearbox to the enthusiast-focussed model for the first time since the 997.2 GT3. Now though, it seems, despite the reintroduction of a manual option, buyers are still favouring Porsche's self-shifting PDK transmission...


2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience
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2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience

If you don't already know, Geneva is in Switzerland. And while some Aussies might miss having motor shows here in Oz, few will see that as enough of an excuse to splash out to attend a major international one. Luckily, this year's 2017 Geneva motor show (on until March 19) was my first, and it was so good, I didn't want anyone to miss out...