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Porsche Rennsport Australia Motor Racing Festival on this weekend

The first right-hand-drive Porsche models built in 1951 will be on show together at the Porsche Rennsport Australia Motor Racing Festival at Sydney Motorsport Park this weekend. The early ‘split-screen’ 356 models – a Maroon Coupe (Chassis No...

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Porsche trademarks ‘960’ name, supercar rumours grow - report
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Porsche trademarks ‘960’ name, supercar rumours grow - report

Rumours that a new Porsche supercar is on the way are beginning to gain traction after the German car maker recently secured the trademark ‘960’. According to Car Magazine, the company was granted the trademark last September, implying that those rumours could soon be a reality...


2017 Porsche Cayenne Platinum pricing and specifications
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2017 Porsche Cayenne Platinum pricing and specifications

A new 2017 Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition range has been revealed today, with Australian specifications and pricing now also available ahead of August deliveries. The new special-edition Cayenne models are available in V6 petrol, diesel and S E-Hybrid forms, gaining a number of additional features which, according to Porsche, add more than $12,000 in net added value...


2006 Volkswagen presentation details dieselgate scheme - report
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2006 Volkswagen presentation details dieselgate scheme - report

A 2006 Powerpoint presentation detailing how Volkswagen could cheat its way past emissions testing has been uncovered as part of the ongoing investigation into the dieselgate scandal. Two sources who have seen the presentation have told the The New York Times that the Powerpoint pack was prepared by a top technology executive at the German automaker...


2017 Porsche Panamera leaked in marketing documents? - UPDATE
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2017 Porsche Panamera leaked in marketing documents? - UPDATE

UPDATE: Despite the appearance of this would-be Panamera in marketing material, it has been confirmed as little more than a speculative rendering of the so-called 'Pajun' sedan, published in the German and American press. The image was likely used as a 'placeholder' in the materials sent to CarAdvice...


Lego releases Porsche 911 GT3 RS Technic set
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Lego releases Porsche 911 GT3 RS Technic set

It's a glorious time to be alive. The skies are blue, the birds are singing, and Lego has finally released its Lava Orange 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Technic set. Officially licensed from Porsche, set number 42056 features over 2700 pieces including a set of replica Porsche wheels and a branded luggage set under the front bonnet...


2016 Porsche 718 Cayman pricing and specifications
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2016 Porsche 718 Cayman pricing and specifications

The new 2016 Porsche 718 Cayman coupe was revealed this week, three months after the new 718 Boxster soft-top version. Interestingly, while prices are still up, the Cayman has been repositioned to undercut the Boxster and become the new Porsche sports car entry point...


2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Review : The ultimate 991
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2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Review : The ultimate 991

We thought we’d nailed our bucket list after burning up Johannesburg’s Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in the new 911 Turbo S – but all that was blown out of the water after riding shotgun in the latest Porsche 911 GT3 RS with works driver Jorg Bergmeister...


Volkswagen and US govt agree on diesel buyback deal, "substantial compensation"
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Volkswagen and US govt agree on diesel buyback deal, "substantial compensation"

Volkswagen and the US government have reportedly reached a tentative deal regarding some of the cars affected by the dieselgate emissions testing scandal. Just as we were going to press, San Francisco district judge Charles Breyer has confirmed that the two parties have reached a provisional agreement. For the roughly 480,000 EA189 2...


China's Zotye rolling out Porsche Macan knockoff
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China's Zotye rolling out Porsche Macan knockoff

The all-new Zotye SR8 has been spied this week, but you'd be forgiven for feeling like you've seen it before. If you thought you were looking at a Porsche Macan, you wouldn't be alone. And, despite the glaring similarities, the Chinese car maker’s SUV will make its market debut at this month’s Beijing motor show...


2017 Porsche Panamera 'shooting brake' spied at the Nurburgring
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2017 Porsche Panamera 'shooting brake' spied at the Nurburgring

The next-generation Porsche Panamera wagon, or shooting brake, has been spied during testing at the Nurburgring Nordschleife. Unlike the current Panamera, which is offered purely as a five-door 'sedan', the new model will be sold as both a 'sedan' and a more practical wagon...


2017 Porsche 718 Boxster Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2017 Porsche 718 Boxster Review

Meet the first four-cylinder Porsche sports car in decades. It's called the 718 Boxster, and it makes 257kW and 420Nm from its 2.5-litre turbo-four in 'S' guise.

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$113,100 - $143,400

Only Volkwagen used emissions testing defeat devices, says German investigation - report
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Only Volkwagen used emissions testing defeat devices, says German investigation - report

An investigation by German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has concluded that the Volkswagen Group was the only car maker to use defeat devices to cheat its way past emissions testing for diesel-engined cars. Although the final report is scheduled for publication at the end of April 2016, German business daily Handelsblatt has learnt about the investigation's conclusions from anonymous sources within the KBA...


2016 Porsche Cayman S Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2016 Porsche Cayman S Review

The Porsche Cayman S may look like a poor man's 911, but think again. It's the ultimate go kart driving experience, without the 911 price tag.

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$143,990

Porsche Mission E studio video tours the design phase
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Porsche Mission E studio video tours the design phase

Porsche has handed down a special new video that offers an insight into the design process of its new models. In this case, it’s the Mission E concept, revealed at last year’s Frankfurt motor show...


Volkswagen sued by US government over 'Clean Diesel' ads
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Volkswagen sued by US government over 'Clean Diesel' ads

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has begun legal proceedings over Volkswagen's 'Clean Diesel' advertising campaign. Overnight, the FTC filed a complaint against Volkswagen in the US District Court covering San Francisco...


Porsche Cayenne recalled for loose clip
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Porsche Cayenne recalled for loose clip

Porsche has issued a precautionary recall for Cayenne SUV models built between 2011 and 2016. The recall notes that a circlip (a type of fastening ring) could be loose on the bearing bracket for pedals. A full 6168 vehicles are listed in the recall for the Australian market, as part of a wider global recall for 409,577 Cayenne vehicles in total...


2017 Porsche Panamera spied testing at the Nurburgring
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2017 Porsche Panamera spied testing at the Nurburgring

The 2017 Porsche Panamera has been snapped by our spy photographers testing at the Nurburgring with almost no camouflage. The design of the next-generation four-door from Porsche is almost fully revealed in these spy shots, with only the headlights and tail lights concealed by the almost cartoonish stickers...


2019 Skoda Superb to be the company's first plug-in hybrid - report
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2019 Skoda Superb to be the company's first plug-in hybrid - report

The new Skoda Superb is expected to be the first electrified model from the Czech manufacturer, which will be followed by a range of Volkswagen Group plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and battery-electric (BEV) models over the next ten years. Skoda is understood to be planning a plug-in hybrid variant of the Superb for 2019, which will make it the first PHEV of any type from the brand, followed b its first fully electric vehicle (EV) a few years later...


2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Review
Rating: 9.510 /10
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2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Review

The 2016 911 GT3 RS is the most track-focused road car that Porsche currently builds, but what's it like to drive on the road?

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$387,300