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Volkswagen Dieselgate cheating stretched back to 1999, US states claim

In new litigation this week, three US states have accused Volkswagen of trying to cheat its way past diesel emissions testing since 1999. The attorney generals of New York, Maryland and Massachusetts have filed new lawsuits with evidence stating that Volkswagen has been working on emissions testing defeat devices since 1999...

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2017 Porsche Panamera infotainment system detailed
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2017 Porsche Panamera infotainment system detailed

Details of the 2017 Porsche Panamera’s all-new infotainment system have been revealed, which will eventually feature across the brand’s line-up. Depending on the market, the new Porsche Connect system will offer a number of connected mobile services and apps, along with satellite navigation and a WiFi hotspot...


2017 Porsche 911 GT3 spied with manual transmission
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2017 Porsche 911 GT3 spied with manual transmission

The facelifted Porsche 911 GT3 has been spied doing hot weather testing in southern Europe. These latest photos seemingly confirm a report last year claiming that the new 911 GT3 would re-introduce the option of a manual transmission. According to the spy photographers, this development vehicle was spotted in a fleet of GT3 prototypes...


2016 Porsche Macan GTS Review
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2016 Porsche Macan GTS Review

The GTS is the new mid-level entrant to the line up of Porsche's hyper-successful sports SUV. With more power and more kit, is the GTS the one to pick?


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

Porsche has launched a new mid-level variant in its already successful Macan line-up – the GTS. Is it worth the extra spend?

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$109,500

2018 Porsche Cayenne spied in Spain
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2018 Porsche Cayenne spied in Spain

The third-generation Porsche Cayenne has been spied once again, and this time it's sporting a little bit less camouflage than before. Unlike earlier prototypes, which featured fake head- and tail-light print outs, this latest development vehicle seems to feature production headlamps, while temporary LED tail-lights now grace the rear end...


2017 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo rendered
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2017 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo rendered

The production version of the Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo wagon has been rendered this week, hinting at what the more practical version of Porsche’s large sedan might look like when it makes its debut. First previewed by the 2012 Panamera Sport Turismo concept, the wagon-bodied Panamera has already been confirmed for the American market for a possible 2018 or 2019 model-year launch, according to industry journal Automotive News...


2016 Goodwood Festival Of Speed report
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2016 Goodwood Festival Of Speed report

When it comes to a concentrated snapshot of mankind's four-wheeled achievements, the Goodwood Festival Of Speed takes some beating. If your blood runs high on octane, it should be at the sharp end of your personal bucket list. If you're not yet the gearhead, the FoS, as it nicknames itself, will almost certainly convert you...


2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo sets Nurburgring record - video
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2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo sets Nurburgring record - video

On the heels of its global unveiling this week, a new performance record has been claimed by the new 2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo. According to Porsche, the big new Panamera - while still wrapped in light layers of pre-reveal camouflage - set the fastest time around the famed Nurburgring racetrack for a production sedan, with a time of seven minutes, 38 seconds...


2017 Porsche Panamera revealed: $304,200 starting price, on sale in Australia now
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2017 Porsche Panamera revealed: $304,200 starting price, on sale in Australia now

After a seemingly endless cascade of leaks, previews and spy photos, the second-generation Porsche Panamera 'sedan' has been unveiled with an all-new platform, and new V6 and V8 turbo engines. As revealed earlier, the new Panamera features LED headlights up front, and a thin strip of tail-lights at the rear...


Volkswagen agrees to $20b US 'dieselgate' compensation, buyback scheme
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Volkswagen agrees to $20b US 'dieselgate' compensation, buyback scheme

The US government and Volkswagen have agreed to a deal totalling around US$14.7 billion ($20 billion) to settle most of the government legal action over the automaker's use of emissions testing defeat devices on half-a-million diesel cars sold in the States. The German automaker believes that out of the 499,000 affected 2...


2016 Porsche 911 Carrera S Review
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2016 Porsche 911 Carrera S Review

Read the article here. With ever-tightening emissions regulations, even Porsche has had to forgo decades of tradition with their legendary large-capacity flat-sixes. But Porsche has had to adhere to the times and turbocharge its new 911 Carrera models, now downsizing to a twin-turbo 3.0-litre six-cylinder engine over the previous Carrera S’s 3...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 24
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 24

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 Turbo leaked ahead of debut next week
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2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo leaked ahead of debut next week

Although the world certainly hasn't been left wanting for teasers and spy photos of the second-generation Porsche Panamera, undisguised photos were leaked onto the internet overnight, and give us our clearest look yet at the next-gen model. These latest images, which we initially found via Motor1, show the exterior and parts of the interior of the new Panamera Turbo in showroom-ready trim...


Volkswagen to settle 'dieselgate' claim with US government for $13.8 billion - report
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Volkswagen to settle 'dieselgate' claim with US government for $13.8 billion - report

A new report indicates that the Volkswagen is close to agreeing a US$10.2 billion ($13.8 billion) deal with the US government to settle the 'dieselgate' emissions tests cheating scandal. Two sources have told the Associated Press that the Volkswagen Group has reached a tentative agreement with various government agencies, and that full details of the settlement will be announced on Tuesday (US time) by San Francisco district court judge Charles Breyer...


Volkswagen Group to axe 40 models - report
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Volkswagen Group to axe 40 models - report

The Volkswagen Group will reportedly axe around 40 models to cut costs and make way for an electric vehicle onslaught. Sources within Volkswagen told German newspaper Handelsblatt that the automaker will cut a total of around 40 models from its mainstream Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, Seat and Skoda marques...


2016 Le Mans 24 Hour race report: The greatest motorsport show on Earth can also be the cruelest
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2016 Le Mans 24 Hour race report: The greatest motorsport show on Earth can also be the cruelest

To an outsider, the class formulas and regulations applied to the World Endurance Championship (WEC) can seem both baffling and impenetrable. It’s believed that Stephen Hawking once sat down with the rule book that governs the top-tier LMP1 class at Le Mans, only to shake his head in defeat and go back to something far more simple like quantum physics...


2016 Porsche 911 Carrera S Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2016 Porsche 911 Carrera S Review

Gone is the rasp of the naturally aspirated engine of old, but the new turbo era has its benefits too...

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

The turbocharged Porsche 718 Boxster is better than its predecessor in every way, except one...

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$148,390

Volkswagen under investigation in Germany over deleted 'dieselgate' data
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Volkswagen under investigation in Germany over deleted 'dieselgate' data

Volkswagen is being investigated by authorities in Germany over data that was deleted in advance of the company's public admission that it had installed defeat devices to cheat its way past emissions testing...