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2018 Porsche range: More power and new kit for 911 S, price hikes across most Porsche lines

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2018 Porsche range: More power and new kit for 911 S, price hikes across most Porsche lines

Porsche has announced availability of a new Porsche Exclusive upgrade for 911 Carrera S, 911 Carrera 4S and 911 Targa 4S models, delivering GTS-rivalling power...

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2018 Porsche 911 GT3: Manual back but customers still choosing PDK
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2018 Porsche 911 GT3: Manual back but customers still choosing PDK

Last week's 2017 Geneva motor show debut of the updated 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 signalled availability of a manual gearbox to the enthusiast-focussed model for the first time since the 997.2 GT3. Now though, it seems, despite the reintroduction of a manual option, buyers are still favouring Porsche's self-shifting PDK transmission...


2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience
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2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience

If you don't already know, Geneva is in Switzerland. And while some Aussies might miss having motor shows here in Oz, few will see that as enough of an excuse to splash out to attend a major international one. Luckily, this year's 2017 Geneva motor show (on until March 19) was my first, and it was so good, I didn't want anyone to miss out...


Porsche Mission E to feature drivetrain options, over-the-air updates
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Porsche Mission E to feature drivetrain options, over-the-air updates

Details about the production version of the Porsche Mission E have been divulged by the company's CEO, Oliver Blume. At the 2017 Geneva motor show, Blume told Auto Express that the Porsche's first dedicated EV will be sized below the Panamera, the current generation of which measures just over five metres in length...


Porsche working on 'Mark Webber mode' for autonomous cars
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Porsche working on 'Mark Webber mode' for autonomous cars

When the age of autonomy comes to Porsche, the company is set to have an intriguing option for buyers to experience: a racing driver that can take over when you hit the track. Imagine this: It's 2020 and you own the latest Porsche model, which features some handy autonomous driving technology...


2017 Geneva motor show gallery
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2017 Geneva motor show gallery

The 2017 Geneva motor show is done and dusted, leaving us with only fond memories and heightened anticipation for the arrival of newly revealed cars to Australian shores. On the ground in Geneva, our own David Zalstein ran about with the camera to help tell the story of the show for us back home...


Volkswagen chief turns down Fiat Chrysler boss' call for a merger
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Volkswagen chief turns down Fiat Chrysler boss' call for a merger

The head of the Volkswagen Group has flatly stated on the record that he's not interested in a merger with Fiat Chrysler (FCA). Earlier this week, Marchionne told Bloomberg and other media outlets at the Geneva motor show that he had "no doubt that at the relevant time VW may show up and have a chat" about a merger between the two automakers...


2018 Porsche Cayenne range to be topped by Turbo S E-Hybrid model
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2018 Porsche Cayenne range to be topped by Turbo S E-Hybrid model

There's an all-new Porsche Cayenne SUV coming in 2018, and the flagship model in the range is set to be a hybrid. Not just any hybrid, though: the 2018 Porsche Cayenne will follow a similar path as the 2017 Porsche Panamera, with a Turbo S E-Hybrid version to sit atop the range. The Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid is powered by the same 4...


The 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS will be the fastest of its breed
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The 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS will be the fastest of its breed

A new flagship Porsche 911 GT2 RS model is on its way, and it's going to be quite a piece of work. The all-new version of the Porsche 911 GT2 RS will stay true to the existing formula of being rear-wheel drive, but Porsche CEO Oliver Blume told CarAdvice at the 2017 Geneva motor show the company would be pushing the envelope in terms of power for the new range-topping model...


2018 Porsche 911 GT3 revealed, on sale in Australia - UPDATE
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2018 Porsche 911 GT3 revealed, on sale in Australia - UPDATE

Update - An earlier version of this article stated the new 911 GT3 had a torque figure of 458Nm, along with top speeds of 317km/h for PDK models and 318km/h for manual versions. This is not the case. See article for details The new 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 has been detailed for this week's Geneva motor show, ahead of its global launch later this year...


2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo revealed, available to order now
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2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo revealed, available to order now

The hotly-anticipated Porsche Panamera wagon has been revealed ahead of its global debut at the Geneva motor show this month, and it's coming to Australia before the end of the year. The new wagon - dubbed Sport Turismo - joins the Panamera line with five different variants, including the hi-po 404kW Turbo, and will be the first Panamera to feature three rear seats...


Meet ZF and Porsche's new eight-speed DCT
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Meet ZF and Porsche's new eight-speed DCT

German transmission-maker ZF has revealed more details on its all-new eight-speed dual-clutch auto gearbox developed with Porsche, for rear- and all-wheel-drive applications starting with the new Panamera. The DCT, dubbed a "modular hybrid transmission kit", offers quicker shifts than its predecessor, the potential for greater economy, and future-proofs its applications by better-incorporating electrification...


World's Greatest Driving Roads: Western Cape, South Africa

World's Greatest Driving Roads: Western Cape, South Africa

For many of us, when targeting great driving road hot spots to explore across the globe, South Africa doesn't come immediately to mind. Nor is it much of a holiday list topper, at least for those who aren't in 'the know' and haven't sampled the colour and diversity the rainbow nation has to offer...


Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid revealed, on sale in Australia now
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Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid revealed, on sale in Australia now

Porsche will unveil an even more potent Panamera Hybrid at the Geneva motor show next month with confirmation of the new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid. It is the first time a plug-in hybrid will spearhead a model line for Porsche. Powering the Turbo S E-Hybrid is the same 4.0-litre V8 engine from the Panamera Turbo...


2017 Porsche 718 Cayman S review
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2017 Porsche 718 Cayman S review

Read the full article here. Messing with a successful and praised formula is never a good idea. Especially when that formula relates to one of the sweetest sounding six-cylinder engines on the market. Well, Porsche has messed with the formula, ditching the Cayman’s naturally aspirated six for a turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine...


2017 Porsche 718 Cayman S review
Rating: 910 /10
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2017 Porsche 718 Cayman S review

A naturally aspirated six has been ditched for a turbocharged four. The new Porsche 718 Cayman S rewrites the Cayman rule book. Is it enough to get it across the line and retain that Cayman feel?

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$145,290

CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 17, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 17, 2017

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 review
Rating: 910 /10
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2017 Porsche Panamera review

The Porsche Panamera has finally come of age. The liftback grand tourer brings new tech, new power and new style – but is it a true four-door 911?

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$210,000 - $376,900

Cayman GT4 RS: Did a Porsche dealer just leak the brand's next big thing?
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Cayman GT4 RS: Did a Porsche dealer just leak the brand's next big thing?

Oh social media, you can be such a fickle mistress. Once again the line between customer information and spoiled surprises has been blurred, this time by Porsche Centre Brisbane asking on Instagram for expressions of interest for the 2018 Porsche Cayman GT4 RS 4.0 - though the post has since been removed...


Be first, go big: Range-topper makes up half of new Porsche Panamera orders
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Be first, go big: Range-topper makes up half of new Porsche Panamera orders

The all-new second-generation 2017 Porsche Panamera sedan has arrived in Australia, the first two of a five-model line-up landing locally this week. The 324kW/550Nm 2.9-litre twin-turbo V6 Panamera 4S, and range-topping 404kW/770Nm 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 Panamera Turbo will be the first to grace showrooms...