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Porsche passes LCT savings to customers with reduced pricing

Porsche has handed down new savings to Australian buyers this week, following the release of its 2016 model year pricing in May. While that earlier update introduced new standard features and higher pricing across the range, the new reduced prices announced today are thanks to changes made to the Luxury Car Tax (LCT) last year...

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Porsche 918 Spyder production ends
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Porsche 918 Spyder production ends

The most technologically-advanced Porsche model of all time - the Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid hypercar - has ended its production run after 21 months. The model was always going to have a short lifespan, with the German brand stating from the outset that it would only ever build 918 examples of the petrol-electric coupe...


2015 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Review
Rating: 9.510 /10
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2015 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Review

It's the most powerful naturally aspirated 911 Carrera, but comes with a hefty price tag. Is it worth a little over $60,000 more than the entry level 911 Carrera?

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$268,700

Porsche tops 2015 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, voice recognition issues increase
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Porsche tops 2015 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, voice recognition issues increase

Porsche, Kia and Jaguar have come out on top in the 2015 edition of the J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study. Every year, J.D. Power surveys customers over the first 90 days of ownership of their new cars for its Initial Quality Study (IQS). Porsche has come out on of the IQS for the third year running with just 80 problems per hundred vehicles (PP100)...


Volkswagen Group restructure to create four holding companies - report
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Volkswagen Group restructure to create four holding companies - report

Reports out of Europe claim the 12 brands belonging to the Volkswagen Group will be restructured into four distinct holding companies in a major reorganisation of one of the world’s largest automotive groups. The restructure will reportedly see three brands grouped together under each of the four holding companies in an arrangement designed to improve efficiency and speed up decision making within the business...


2015 Porsche Cayenne S Diesel Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2015 Porsche Cayenne S Diesel Review

The Cayenne S Diesel is, in our opinion, the pick of the widely popular Cayenne range. Its intoxicating blend of power and performance, mixed in with comfort, space and efficiency is hard to argue with.

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$143,200

2015 Porsche Boxster GTS - remote roof operation
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2015 Porsche Boxster GTS - remote roof operation

Read the article here. Having a convertible Porsche on a nice sunny day is a pretty cool thing, but what makes the 2015 Porsche Boxster GTS even cooler is to be able to remotely lower the top - with just the key. To activate, simply press and hold the unlock button - the windows will move then the top will lower and stow into the bodywork...


Porsche working on 911 GT that focuses on driving purity - report
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Porsche working on 911 GT that focuses on driving purity - report

The Zuffenhausen-based brand is reportedly working on a version of the Porsche 911 that will be honed for simple driving pleasure. Sources within Porsche have told Autocar that the company is working on an addition of the 911 GT family, which will be setup for maximised driver feedback and interaction, rather than outright speed or optimised on-track performance...


2015 BMW X5 M v Porsche Cayenne Turbo : Comparison Review
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2015 BMW X5 M v Porsche Cayenne Turbo : Comparison Review

Traditionally, the sportscar concept embraced lightness and simplicity – a less is more approach. Increasingly, though, the makers of the BMW X5 M from Munich and Porsche Cayenne Turbo from Stuttgart – together with Affalterbach arch rival Mercedes-AMG – threaten to burst the conventional ‘sportiness’ pigeonhole at the seams plying extensive feature lists, excess in luxury and extremes of high performance in formulating their range-leading Sport Utility Vehicles...


2016 Porsche 911 facelift spy photos from the Nurburgring
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2016 Porsche 911 facelift spy photos from the Nurburgring

Car Advice's spy photographers have snapped pictures of what, we believe, is a prototype of the facelifted Porsche 911. The current-generation Porsche 911 was unveiled in 2011, so the timing is about right for us to be seeing developmental versions of a facelifted model running around on public roads and on the Nurburgring...


Porsche trademarks GT5 name - report
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Porsche trademarks GT5 name - report

Porsche has trademarked the name GT5, sparking speculation the German manufacturer is planning a new motorsports-inspired version of one or more of its luxury sports cars. Autocar reports Porsche submitted its application for the GT5 trademark with the German trademark office in August last year, and was granted approval for the name – along with the GT4 moniker that’s already in use – in October...


Porsche Boxster and 911 ranges add feature-packed Black Edition variants
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Porsche Boxster and 911 ranges add feature-packed Black Edition variants

The Porsche Boxster and 911 Carrera sports car ranges have been expanded with the introduction of feature-packed Black Edition variants. The Porsche Boxster Black Edition adds a claimed $15,000 in additional equipment to the entry-level Boxster on which it’s based, yet costs just $5700 more with the manual transmission ($110,800 plus on-road costs) and $6100 more with the dual-clutch PDK automatic ($116,190 plus on-roads)...


Porsche 911 plug-in hybrid may be approved by end of 2015
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Porsche 911 plug-in hybrid may be approved by end of 2015

The fate of the potential Porsche 911 plug-in hybrid will be decided later this year by the board of the German luxury car maker. Porsche CEO Matthias Muller told Automotive News that a decision on whether to go ahead with a plug-in hybrid version of the 911 would be made this year...


2016 Porsche Panamera plug-in hybrid spy photos
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2016 Porsche Panamera plug-in hybrid spy photos

Our spy photographers have snapped pictures of the next-generation Porsche Panamera in plug-in hybrid form. Both the prototypes spotted by our photographers have filler caps on both rear flanks, indicating that the cars seen here are plug-in hybrids. It's not known at this stage whether the plug-in hybrid drivetrain in the new car will differ significantly from the current model's...


Next Porsche 911 GT3 and RS will feature manual option, shift focus to reducing weight
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Next Porsche 911 GT3 and RS will feature manual option, shift focus to reducing weight

According to the man behind the Porsche 911 GT3 and GT3 RS, his team will focus more on weight reduction rather big jumps in power output for future editions. Andreas Preuninger, head of Porsche's high performance division, told Car magazine that he's "not a believer in this horsepower monster, up, up, up, more, more, more"...


Porsche and BMW among first to offer Apple Watch apps
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Porsche and BMW among first to offer Apple Watch apps

The much anticipated Apple Watch doesn't hit buyers' wrists until June, but that hasn't stopped German luxury manufacturers Porsche and BMW rolling out updates to their smartphone apps to support the new tech gadget. Apple's smartwatch isn't a standalone device, and essentially acts as a remote interface to your phone...


2015 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2015 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS Review

The ultimate blend of open-air style and substance in a Porsche 911, but you do pay for the privilege - from $305,300 plus on-roads.

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$305,300 - $311,250

Porsche 918 Spyder hits 350km/h on Northern Territory Highway
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Porsche 918 Spyder hits 350km/h on Northern Territory Highway

Not content with setting a production car lap record at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, the $1.5 million Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid supercar has recorded another first - this time on a public road. Using just its pair of electric motors, the 918 Spyder cruised from Alice Springs at a leisurely 60km/h, before unleashing the 4...


Porsche 918 Spyder Review : Track Test
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Porsche 918 Spyder Review : Track Test

http://www.caradvice.com.au/346452/?yt_desc - Read the article here. Tony takes the ballistic Porsche 918 Spyder on a hot lap of Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit.


2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Review : track test
Rating: 1010 /10
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2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Review : track test

The Porsche 918 Spyder offers mind-blowing on-track performance and Prius-crushing fuel consumption in the same package...

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$1,500,000