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2016 Porsche 911 Turbo Review

Read the article here. Born out of the high stakes innovation of CAN-AM racing, the original Porsche 911 Turbo became an automotive icon the moment it rolled off the production line in 1975 – though back then, it was officially known as the Porsche 930...

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Porsche says no to autonomous vehicles
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Porsche says no to autonomous vehicles

New Porsche boss, Oliver Blume, has stated emphatically that the sports car maker isn't interested in self-driving cars. In an interview with Westfalen-Blatt, the company's recently installed leader poured cold water on the idea of self-driven Porsches. He described the concept as being "as alluring as a Rolex for boiling eggs", later declaring that "a Porsche is meant to be driven by humans"...


Porsche 718 Boxster and Boxster S revealed, new flat-four turbo engines headline
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Porsche 718 Boxster and Boxster S revealed, new flat-four turbo engines headline

The rebranded Porsche 718 Boxster and 718 Boxster S were revealed this morning sporting more powerful new four-cylinder engines, and significant revisions both outside and in. However, Australian buyers will pay steeper prices for the privilege when the range launches in mid-2016. The entry prices are up by between $8400 and $12,300...


2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Review: riding shotgun with works driver Jorg Bergmeister

2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Review: riding shotgun with works driver Jorg Bergmeister

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...


Porsche 911 R all but confirmed
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Porsche 911 R all but confirmed

  With almost all new 911s going turbo from this year, Porsche still believes there is room in the line-up for a hard-core purist’s version, rumoured to be called the 911 R. It’s not yet official, but speaking with head of Porsche South Africa Toby Venter at last week’s International launch of the new Porsche 911 at Kyalami in Johannesburg, it seems that if you want to see it, you’ll need to attend the upcoming Geneva Motor Show...


2016 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S Review
Rating: 1010 /10
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2016 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S Review

The 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo S is the first 911 ever to crack 3.0 seconds for the 0-100km/h sprint, but Porsche works driver said its good for 2.6sec.

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$384,900 - $478,000

Porsche backs Apple CarPlay over Google’s Android Auto for new in-car tech
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Porsche backs Apple CarPlay over Google’s Android Auto for new in-car tech

German carmaker Porsche is rolling out the latest generation of its Porsche Communication System (PCM 4), which is good news for iPhone users - but not so good for those that prefer the Android mobile phone platform...


Volkswagen's proposed dieselgate fixes rejected by US regulators
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Volkswagen's proposed dieselgate fixes rejected by US regulators

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) and United States' Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have both rejected Volkswagen's proposed fixes for its cars affected by the dieselgate emissions testing affair...


Porsche Mission E will be a "sports car for a new era"
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Porsche Mission E will be a "sports car for a new era"

The future of Porsche is electric - that was the clear message from company chief Oliver Blume at the 2016 Detroit auto show. Blume addressed the media with the presentation of the flagship 911 Turbo and 911 Turbo S models, but while those cars would usually be enough to justify minutes of endless specifications and salesman-like rhetoric, it appeared clear that the topic on his mind was not the cars on show, but what could be parked in a well-heeled Porsche owner's garage in the coming years...


2016 Porsche New Cars
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2016 Porsche New Cars

Details of the new and updated Porsche models launching in Australia in 2016.   Macan GTS – January Deliveries of the Macan GTS will commence early in the year, with the sporty, gap-filling model in the brand’s smallest SUV line offering buyers a more aggressive look to the rest of the range...


2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S Review

The 2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S is the world's fastest SUV. But is it any good?

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$284,300

Porsche 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman names confirmed for 2016 overhaul
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Porsche 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman names confirmed for 2016 overhaul

Porsche’s compact sports car duo will be rebranded the Porsche 718 Boxster and Porsche 718 Cayman as part of a significant overhaul in 2016. The new 718 model series nomenclature pays homage to Porsche’s four-cylinder 718 racer of the same name that won a number of iconic races in Europe in the late 1950s and early 1960s...


Porsche Mission E production EV gets green light
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Porsche Mission E production EV gets green light

The stunning Porsche Mission E all-electric concept car caused quite a stir at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show, and now the German sports car specialist has confirmed that the car will make it to production. A release from the Stuttgart maker stated that the "first 100% electrically powered Porsche is on its way", following a decision from the supervisory board to build the EV and get it into showrooms before the end of this decade...


2016 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S revealed: Australian launch in May 2016, Turbo S does 0-100km/h in 2.9s
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2016 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S revealed: Australian launch in May 2016, Turbo S does 0-100km/h in 2.9s

The more powerful 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S models will make their world premiere at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next month. As part of the changes, the hi-po 911 Turbo S now prints from 0-100km/h in a staggering, supercar-beating 2.9 seconds...


2018 Porsche 911 development mule spy photos
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2018 Porsche 911 development mule spy photos

The next-generation Porsche 911 has been spotted by our spies during the early portion of its development process. At this stage, we don't expect the new 911 to enter showrooms before 2018. The vehicle pictured here is a very early development mule, which uses the body of the current car as its basis...


Audi reveals new details on 3.0-litre V6 TDI NOx emissions issue
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Audi reveals new details on 3.0-litre V6 TDI NOx emissions issue

Audi USA has gone on the record to clarify details regarding the emissions testing issue with the Volkswagen Group's 3.0-litre V6 TDI engine and how the company is progressing with the US authorities. At the beginning of November, the United States' Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a second notice of violation against the Volkswagen Group, claiming that certain cars powered by the company’s 3...


75,000 more cars with Volkswagen V6 TDI engine said to have emissions testing defeat device
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75,000 more cars with Volkswagen V6 TDI engine said to have emissions testing defeat device

The Volkswagen Group has admitted that another 75,000 cars, sold in the US with the company's 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine, have been fitted with emissions software that the Environmental Protection Agency deems to be illegal. At the beginning of November, the EPA issued its second notice of violation against the Volkswagen Group, claiming that 2014, 2015 and 2016 model year cars powered by the company's 3...


Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport unveiled in LA - UPDATE
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Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport unveiled in LA - UPDATE

The track-only Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport has been unveiled and detailed at the 2015 Los Angeles auto show. Based on the street legal Cayman GT4, the Clubsport features a naturally aspirated 3.8-litre horizontally-opposed six-cylinder engine behind the passenger cell...


2016 Porsche Macan GTS Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2016 Porsche Macan GTS Review

The best of the range, the new Porsche Macan GTS.

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$109,500

Gesture control just 'hype', says Porsche
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Gesture control just 'hype', says Porsche

The man in charge of human machine interface (HMI) design at Porsche says the current use of gesture control technologies, like those introduced in the latest version of BMW iDrive, are nothing but hype and a gimmick. “We tested gesture control a lot but I do not think that this is the future. I think it’s in hype now and it’s not so exact...