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World's Greatest Driving Roads: Western Cape, South Africa

For many of us, when targeting great driving road hot spots to explore across the globe, South Africa doesn't come immediately to mind. Nor is it much of a holiday list topper, at least for those who aren't in 'the know' and haven't sampled the colour and diversity the rainbow nation has to offer...

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Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid revealed, on sale in Australia now
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Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid revealed, on sale in Australia now

Porsche will unveil an even more potent Panamera Hybrid at the Geneva motor show next month with confirmation of the new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid. It is the first time a plug-in hybrid will spearhead a model line for Porsche. Powering the Turbo S E-Hybrid is the same 4.0-litre V8 engine from the Panamera Turbo...


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

A naturally aspirated six has been ditched for a turbocharged four. The new Porsche 718 Cayman S rewrites the Cayman rule book. Is it enough to get it across the line and retain that Cayman feel?

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$145,290

CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 17, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 17, 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...


2017 Porsche Panamera review
Rating: 910 /10
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2017 Porsche Panamera review

The Porsche Panamera has finally come of age. The liftback grand tourer brings new tech, new power and new style – but is it a true four-door 911?

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$210,000 - $376,900

Cayman GT4 RS: Did a Porsche dealer just leak the brand's next big thing?
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Cayman GT4 RS: Did a Porsche dealer just leak the brand's next big thing?

Oh social media, you can be such a fickle mistress. Once again the line between customer information and spoiled surprises has been blurred, this time by Porsche Centre Brisbane asking on Instagram for expressions of interest for the 2018 Porsche Cayman GT4 RS 4.0 - though the post has since been removed...


Be first, go big: Range-topper makes up half of new Porsche Panamera orders
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Be first, go big: Range-topper makes up half of new Porsche Panamera orders

The all-new second-generation 2017 Porsche Panamera sedan has arrived in Australia, the first two of a five-model line-up landing locally this week. The 324kW/550Nm 2.9-litre twin-turbo V6 Panamera 4S, and range-topping 404kW/770Nm 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 Panamera Turbo will be the first to grace showrooms...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 10, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 10, 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...


2017 Porsche 911 GTS review
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2017 Porsche 911 GTS review

Read the full article here There are first world problems. And there are first class, five-star, penthouse level problems, such as choosing which new Porsche 911to buy. Yes, there are three traditional Porsche 911 pillars: the natural essentials of the entry-level Carrera, the luxo-performance excess of the Turbo, or the track-bred driver’s purity of the GT3...


2018 Porsche Macan facelift spied
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2018 Porsche Macan facelift spied

Prototypes of the updated Porsche Macan have spotted undergoing testing in the cold and snow strewn far northern reaches of Europe. Changes, at least visually, to the Macan will be relatively minor. The development vehicle seen here features lightly revised bumpers with a modified air intake design, repositioned indicators, and a restyled rear diffuser...


Ferrari wins bruising Bathurst battle
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Ferrari wins bruising Bathurst battle

This was no motor race. This was a heavyweight title fight, slugged out between two prize fighters, each with a distinctive style of landing blows over a 12-hour match-up where only one would emerge victorious. Battle scarred, yes, but with the soothing tastes of the victory champagne to ease away the aches and pains of a 12-hour scrap...


2017 Porsche Cayenne S, S Diesel Platinum Editions on sale in Australia
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2017 Porsche Cayenne S, S Diesel Platinum Editions on sale in Australia

The 2017 Porsche Cayenne range has been bolstered by the addition of two new Platinum Edition models, building on the standard specification of the Cayenne S and Cayenne S Diesel variants. Starting at $137,100 and $142,500 (plus on-road costs) respectively, the Cayenne S and Cayenne S Diesel Platinum Editions feature over $12,000 in additional equipment, including eight-way power-adjustable leather sports seats (front) with Alcantara inserts from the GTS model...


Porsche 718, 911 recalled for airbag fix
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Porsche 718, 911 recalled for airbag fix

Porsche has issued a recall for five vehicles in its 718 Boxster, Cayman and 911 model lines over concerns the side airbags may not deploy properly in the event of an accident. As a result of what the company is calling a supplier's manufacturing error, the front side airbags in the affected vehicles could be installed with incorrect detonator units...


2018 Porsche 911 spied with production body
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2018 Porsche 911 spied with production body

The next-generation Porsche 911 has been spied again, but this time it's wearing a disguised version of the production body, rather than panels borrowed from the current car. Usually when car makers switch to testing with production body panels, they usually slather the new development vehicles with acres of disguise, but Porsche seems to have gone for a light touch with these two 911 test units...


2017 Porsche 911 GTS review
Rating: 910 /10
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2017 Porsche 911 GTS review

With a staggering 34 variants of Porsche's iconic 911 available, where does the new GTS range fit? Curt Dupriez finds out.

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$279,000 - $316,600

Five of the coolest new driving cockpits
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Five of the coolest new driving cockpits

Slide on in to the drivers seat, shut the door, put your hands on the steering wheel and look around as you feel the excitement and power envelop you. The driver's seat is the control centre of any vehicle and how it looks, feels and functions is vital to the driving experience. The cockpit of a car includes everything in the driver's pod, from the seat to the instrumentation and steering wheel...


Porsche 911, 718 models recalled for fuel pipe fix
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Porsche 911, 718 models recalled for fuel pipe fix

Porsche Australia has issued a recall for 239 vehicles across its 911 Carrera, 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman model lines over concerns the screws on the fuel collection pipes could come loose. The company says affected vehicles will have the fastening screws replaced with optimised screws as a precautionary measure...


2017 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2017 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid review

Is Porsche's new hybrid Panamera edging closer to the 'wow' factor of the marque's iconic 911? Curt Dupriez finds out.

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$242,600

2017 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid pricing and specs
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2017 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid pricing and specs

Although Australian pricing for the 2017 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid was revealed back in September last year, local specification details for the plug-in hybrid five-door limousine have only just been released to coincide with the variant's global launch program this week...


2018 Porsche Cayenne Coupe spied again, could get all-electric power
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2018 Porsche Cayenne Coupe spied again, could get all-electric power

A pre-production prototype believed to be the upcoming Porsche Cayenne Coupe has been spied again, this time during cold weather testing in Europe. Despite the Panamera shell, this development vehicle is shorter, wider and noticeably higher than the Panamera, expected to be an early mule for the swoopy-styled version of Porsche's large SUV...