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Meet Magnus Walker: Porsche's eccentric enthusiast

In 2012, Magnus Walker burst onto the stage with Urban Outlaw, a short film which documented his obsession with Porsche and customising 911s. It was shown at the Sundance film festival and exposed Walker's previously private yet extensive collection of impeccably restored and outrageously modified Porsche 911s to the world...

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2018 Porsche Cayenne spied inside and out
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2018 Porsche Cayenne spied inside and out

The third-generation Porsche Cayenne has been spied testing and, as an added bonus, our spy photographers have nabbed clear pictures of the SUV's interior. As far as the exterior goes, the new Cayenne won't deviate too far from the design template laid out by the current car with the greatest amount of familiarity at the front and around the sides...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 20
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 20

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk with Tegan Lawson. Each week we’ll bring you a video roundup of the stories that have been making headlines in both the automotive industry and Australia’s new-car market. What’s happened in the week ending May 20, 2016? Check out our video above, and see our links to the full stories below...


2017 Porsche 911 GTS Targa spied
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2017 Porsche 911 GTS Targa spied

The facelifted Porsche 911 GTS Targa has been spied outside the Nurburgring without camouflage. Visually, the new GTS is distinguished by a restyled front bumper with larger air intakes, while out the back there's two centrally-mounted exhaust tips and a revised rear diffuser-style element. As with other members of the updated '991...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 13
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 13

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk. Each week we'll bring you a video wrap of the latest goings-on in the automotive industry and in Australia’s new-car market. Every Friday, Tegan Lawson will deliver your hit of headlines from the CarAdvice Garage, giving you a snapshot of what you need to know about the week in news...


Porsche reveals new twin-turbo V8 for Panamera, Audi and Bentley to follow
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Porsche reveals new twin-turbo V8 for Panamera, Audi and Bentley to follow

Porsche has used the the Vienna Motor Symposium to unveil a new twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine that will power future versions of its Panamera Turbo and Cayenne Turbo models. The new powerplant is part of a range of modular V6 and V8 engines developed by Porsche and Audi, and will soon feature in numerous other Volkswagen Group models from Audi, Bentley and Lamborghini...


Porsche Rennsport Australia Motor Racing Festival on this weekend
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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. 10770) and a Fish Silver Grey Cabriolet (Chassis No. 10110) were also the first two Porsches to arrive in Australia almost 65 years ago...


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