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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...

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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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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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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...


2018 Porsche 911 likely to have hybrid model
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2018 Porsche 911 likely to have hybrid model

The next-generation Porsche 911 will likely utilise hybrid power, with the sports car brand's CEO Matthias Muller responding to the question of whether petrol-electric power is applicable for its most iconic model with "of course, why not?" "We have been doing some analysis to see whether it will work," said Muller...


Entry-level Porsche 718 ruled out
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Entry-level Porsche 718 ruled out

Porsche has ruled out building a four-cylinder entry-level convertible, dubbed the Porsche 718, based on the Boxster. Detlev von Platen, CEO of Porsche Cars North America, told Automotive News, "You won't see anything lower than the current Boxster model. We had many discussions about this in the group, and the decision was made that the time is not right...


2016 Porsche Panamera : "the design could be better" says CEO
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2016 Porsche Panamera : "the design could be better" says CEO

The 2016 Porsche Panamera is being readied for production, with the German sports car brand’s CEO Matthias Muller revealing that “there has been some mistakes” with the four-year-old first generation model. Speaking at the Paris motor show, where Porsche unveiled the Cayenne e-hybrid, Muller outlined his hopes for the next-generation five-door executive car...


Porsche 918 Spyder catches fire, is destroyed at Toronto petrol station
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Porsche 918 Spyder catches fire, is destroyed at Toronto petrol station

A Porsche 918 Spyder has been filmed burning to the ground at a petrol station near Toronto, Canada. Be warned that the video (above), from YouTube user David Jenkins and his girlfriend, contains expletives, so you'll want to turn the volume down or don a pair of headphones if you're at work or near children...


Porsche 911 cop car goes on NSW patrol
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Porsche 911 cop car goes on NSW patrol

NSW police officers are likely to be fighting over the keys the newest member of the state's patrol fleet - a Porsche 911 Carrera. The 911 looks, ahem, arresting in its blue and white livery complete with sirens. A 911 Turbo S would be better suited for police chases, of course, but the Carrera is more focused on catching the eye of the community than catching criminals...


2015 Porsche Cayenne Review
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2015 Porsche Cayenne Review

The Porsche Cayenne has been subtly face lifted for 2015 with the German manufacturer hoping to keep it atop the performance SUV pile.


Porsche Macan S Diesel v Audi SQ5 TDI Drag Race
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Porsche Macan S Diesel v Audi SQ5 TDI Drag Race

http://www.caradvice.com.au/308887/?yt_desc - Read our comparioson of the Macan, SQ5 and X4 here. CarAdvice.com.au pits the Audi SQ5 TDI against the new Porsche Macan S Diesel to see if it can retain its crown as the drag race champion.


Porsche Macan S Diesel v Audi SQ5 TDI drag race: video
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Porsche Macan S Diesel v Audi SQ5 TDI drag race: video

It's diesels at dawn in a duel to the death! Well, perhaps it's not quite that dramatic, but this battle royale between oil-burning SUV cousins has been so eagerly awaited by the CarAdvice team that we put the contenders together as soon as we had the chance. On the right (below): the current champion, the self-proclaimed 'fastest diesel SUV on the planet' - the Audi SQ5...