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Porsche 911 Targa 4S Review

With retro styling and legendary driver engagement, the 911 Targa 4S once again sets the standard for others to follow...

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2015 Porsche 911 GT3 rides on latest Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres : 50 per cent more life on track, faster lap times
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2015 Porsche 911 GT3 rides on latest Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres : 50 per cent more life on track, faster lap times

The chosen tyre for the latest iteration of the Porsche 911 GT3 road car is still the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2, though it’s been completely re-developed for better wear and more grip. Compared with its predecessor, Michelin claims the new tyre lasts 50 per cent longer on track and gives faster lap times, thanks to the company’s ongoing work in motorsport...


2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS  revealed
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2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS revealed

Porsche's ultimate 991 911 has been revealed without camouflage while cold-weather testing in northern Scandinavia. The Porsche 991 911 GT3 RS will be the most wild 991 iteration, given Porsche has said there are no plans for a 991 GT2 at this stage. The GT3 RS is expected to use an improved version of the 4-litre flat-six seen in the 997...


Keen on a Porsche 918 Spyder for Christmas? Too bad - they're all sold
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Keen on a Porsche 918 Spyder for Christmas? Too bad - they're all sold

The last of the limited-run Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid supercars has been sold. Porsche limited the build to just 918 units (see what they did there?) worldwide. As far as the odds of bumping into one at the shops goes (or outside your hotel as Tony did in Paris...), don't get your car-spotting notebook out just yet...


Porsche 911 GT3: what’s new for 2015
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Porsche 911 GT3: what’s new for 2015

• The all-new Porsche GT3 is based off the current 991-series platform that gives the car a wider track and longer wheelbase. Porsche calls it a composite body, using a combination of aluminium down the middle of the car and ultra high-strength steel for the outer skins of rear quarters and roof. The construction is said to draw the best balance between weight and rigidity...


2015 Porsche 911 GT3 Review : Track Test
Rating: 1010 /10
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2015 Porsche 911 GT3 Review : Track Test

The latest-generation Porsche 911 GT3 loses 'Mezger' engine and a manual transmission - for better or worse?

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$293,600

2014 Porsche 911 GT3: going, going, gone
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2014 Porsche 911 GT3: going, going, gone

Despite wearing a price tag of just under $300,000 before on-road costs, Porsche's allocation of 40 911 GT3 models in 2014 is all but sold out. That still leaves plenty of cashed-up enthusiasts who won’t get the opportunity to strap into one of the word’s most revered high-performance machines that lays claim to being equally at home on the track as it is on the road...


Volkswagen to give greater autonomy to brands and regions - report
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Volkswagen to give greater autonomy to brands and regions - report

The bosses of Volkswagen's diverse group of brands, as well as regional managers, will be given more power by head office in an effort to address underperformance by the company in certain key markets. Volkswagen has designs on becoming the world's number one automotive group by 2018, but that's being put in jeopardy by declining sales in two key markets, the USA and Brazil...


Porsche rival for Ferrari 458 may not happen after all - report
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Porsche rival for Ferrari 458 may not happen after all - report

If reports are correct, Porsche's rumoured Ferrari 458-fighter may have stalled at an early planning stage. Earlier this year rumours spilled out that Porsche was working on a mid-engine vehicle, tentatively dubbed 988, to take on the popular Ferrari 458 and its successors. The 988 was said to be powered by an eight-cylinder boxer engine with around 450kW at its disposal...


New Porsche Panamera due in 2016, MSB underpinnings to be shared with Bentley - report
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New Porsche Panamera due in 2016, MSB underpinnings to be shared with Bentley - report

Reports indicate that the Porsche Panamera will debut in 2016 with new engines, weight saving measures and underpinnings that will be shared with Bentley. It's well known that Porsche is leading the development of the Volkswagen Group's MSB flexible architecture. Developed specifically for front-engine, rear- and all-wheel drive vehicles, MSB will form the basis of the new Panamera...


Porsche Cayenne Review
Rating: 910 /10
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Porsche Cayenne Review

Is this the best Large SUV?

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$104,700 to $230,800

Porsche Macan Turbo Review
Rating: 910 /10
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Porsche Macan Turbo Review

Without doubt, the Porsche Macan is the most complete high-performance SUV on the planet right now...

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$122,400

2015 Porsche Cayenne : Entry V6 petrol and GTS coming in February
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2015 Porsche Cayenne : Entry V6 petrol and GTS coming in February

The 2015 Porsche Cayenne range that arrives in Australia later this month will be bolstered in February by updated versions of the base V6 petrol and powerful GTS performance model. Previously the cheapest model in the range, the upgraded Porsche Cayenne petrol costs $7800 more than before, priced from $108,000 plus on-road costs...


Porsche recalls Boxster, Cayman and 911
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Porsche recalls Boxster, Cayman and 911

Porsche is recalling 4428 sports cars worldwide over a lock bracket problem. The recall affects just 56 vehicles already registered in Australia, with 27 Boxster and Cayman models and a further 29 examples of the 911 affected by the recall. Another 20 vehicles - eight Boxster/Cayman models and a dozen 911s - are also affected, though those vehicles are yet to be delivered to their new owners...


Porsche Panamera Turbo S Executive Exclusive Series headed for Los Angeles
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Porsche Panamera Turbo S Executive Exclusive Series headed for Los Angeles

The Porsche Panamera Turbo S Executive Exclusive Series will debut a number of new features for the German luxury car maker at this month’s Los Angeles auto show. One of a limited run of 100, the Panamera Exclusive Series show car is finished with a two-tone paint job – a first for Porsche...


Audi and Porsche the Volkswagen Group's biggest profit centres
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Audi and Porsche the Volkswagen Group's biggest profit centres

The Volkswagen Group posted an operating profit of 3.2 billion euros ($A4.6b) in Q3, up 16 per cent on 2013, and remains on track for record full-year sales in excess of 10 million vehicles — a figure it previously told shareholders it would likely not reach until 2018.  The German company delivered just under 7.1 million passenger vehicles (up 5...


Porsche Cayman GT4 inadvertently revealed on car maker's website
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Porsche Cayman GT4 inadvertently revealed on car maker's website

One of the automotive world’s worst kept secrets, the Porsche Cayman GT4, has been inadvertently revealed on one of the German manufacturer’s websites. The Cayman GT4 is listed on the global Porsche Driving website as one of the vehicles punters can select for the brand’s Driving Experience dynamic program, despite not yet being officially confirmed for production by the car maker...


Porsche planning luxury EV to rival Tesla Model S - report
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Porsche planning luxury EV to rival Tesla Model S - report

Early development work has begun on an electric Porsche to rival the Tesla Model S, according to reports out of Europe. German media is reporting that Porsche chairman Matthias Muller made comments suggesting that its first-ever pure-electric production model will form part of an upcoming five-door mid-sized family...


Porsche Macan locks up, skids during moose test
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Porsche Macan locks up, skids during moose test

The Porsche Macan hasn't performed as well as expected through the Swedish moose avoidance test, locking up its outside front wheel, understeering and spending too much time facing oncoming traffic...


Porsche 911 Carrera GTS : $268,700 for 316kW non-turbo flagship
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Porsche 911 Carrera GTS : $268,700 for 316kW non-turbo flagship

The Porsche 911 Carrera GTS nameplate has returned to the sports coupe lineup for the first time in three years, with the latest 991-generation GTS again squeezing itself in between the 911 Carrera S and 911 Turbos, in a quartet of rear- or all-wheel drive and coupe or cabriolet versions. A tweaked version of the existing 3...