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Although the Porsche Company was founded in 1931, the first Porsche car developed wasn't until 1939. Proud of their German Heritage, Porsche continues to be one of the most prestigious car makers and also the world's largest race car manufacturer. In Australia there are 5 different models available including the Boxter, Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, 911 with the new 911 GT2 RS one of the newest on the market. Porsche is part of the Volkswagen Group.
Porsche Macan :: four-cylinder entry model revealed

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Porsche Macan : four-cylinder entry model revealed

An entry-level Porsche Macan powered by a four-cylinder engine shared with Volkswagen Group budget brands Skoda and Seat has been revealed at the 2014 Beijing auto show. The new base model Macan is equipped with parent company Volkswagen’s turbocharged 2...

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Porsche Macan Review on Track
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Porsche Macan Review on Track

Jez Spinks heads to Leipzig, Germany to drive Porsche's latest SUV. Based on the Audi Q5, the Porsche Macan shares just 30 percent of its components, in the quest to be the best-driving compact SUV.


Porsche Cayenne Diesel Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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Porsche Cayenne Diesel Review

Does the Porsche emblem on the bonnet of the Cayenne Diesel still make this SUV a proper Porsche?

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$101,100

Paul Walker Porsche Carrera GT crash caused by speed not mechanical failure, investigators find
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Paul Walker Porsche Carrera GT crash caused by speed not mechanical failure, investigators find

Unsafe speed and not mechanical failure led to the crash that claimed the life of Fast and Furious star Paul Walker, an almost four-month-long investigation has concluded. Los Angeles county sheriff commander Mike Parker said in a statement: "Investigators determined the cause of the fatal solo-vehicle collision was unsafe speed for the roadway conditions...


Porsche four-cylinder
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Porsche four-cylinder 'boxer' engine confirmed

Porsche has confirmed persistent speculation that it will produce a new four-cylinder engine in the company's  signature horizontally opposed configuration. The new four-cylinder 'boxer' engine is destined for the next-generation versions of the company's smallest sports cars, the Porsche Boxster convertible and Porsche Cayman coupe twins...


Porsche Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS unveiled – updated with pricing
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Porsche Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS unveiled – updated with pricing

The Gran Turismo Sport badge has spread further throughout Porsche's line-up with the unveiling of the Porsche Boxster GTS and Porsche Cayman GTS twins. GTS versions of the convertible and coupe duo head to the top of the respective line-ups and fit a tuned version of the S models' 3.4-litre six-cylinder engine behind the two seats to lift power by 11kW to 243kW (Boxster) and 250kW (Cayman)...


Porsche 911 Turbo Review
Rating: 910 /10
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Porsche 911 Turbo Review

The Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S start at supercar prices, but do they deliver supercar performance?

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$359,800

Porsche Panamera : next-gen sports sedan due in 2017, new engines planned
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Porsche Panamera : next-gen sports sedan due in 2017, new engines planned

The second-generation Porsche Panamera will launch in 2017 powered by a range of new V6 and V8 engines, according to the overseas reports. Speaking with Autocar, Porsche R&D head Wolfgang Hatz confirmed “Porsche will have its own new V8 that will be common to the [Volkswagen Group's] new MSB platform"...


2014 Porsche 911 GT3 : Fire recall demands engine replacement for 785 sports cars
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2014 Porsche 911 GT3 : Fire recall demands engine replacement for 785 sports cars

All 785 recalled 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 sports cars will have their engines replaced after the German manufacturer identified the defect that caused two vehicles to catch fire in Europe. An internal investigation revealed the fires were caused by loosened piston-rod screw connections, which caused damage to the crankcase and allowed oil to leak...


Porsche 911 Turbo Review
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Porsche 911 Turbo Review

Alborz Fallah drives the 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo 991 at Phillip Island.


Porsche 911 GT3 fire recall resolution coming "shortly", brand says
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Porsche 911 GT3 fire recall resolution coming "shortly", brand says

The Porsche 911 GT3 fire recall is inching closer towards a resolution, following the company's chief stating a fix will come "shortly". Porsche chief executive officer Matthias Mueller announced at a press conference at the company's headquarters over the weekend that the cause of the fires - which saw the German sports car specialist recall 785 examples of the racy 911 models worldwide - is now known...


2015 Porsche Cayenne plug-in hybrid, facelift uncovered
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2015 Porsche Cayenne plug-in hybrid, facelift uncovered

CarAdvice’s spy photographers have snapped revealing shots of the 2015 Porsche Cayenne and the updated range’s new plug-in hybrid variant. A charging cable hanging out of a secondary filling cap over the left rear wheel arch exposes the all-new plug-in derivative, which is likely to wear Cayenne S E-Hybrid badges...


Phillip Island in the Porsche 911 with Mark Webber
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Phillip Island in the Porsche 911 with Mark Webber

Alborz Fallah rides shotgun in a lap of Phillip Island with Mark Webber behind the wheel of the new Porsche 911 Turbo 991.


Porsche 911 Turbo & Turbo S : 991 Technical Guide
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Porsche 911 Turbo & Turbo S : 991 Technical Guide

Since its introduction in 1973 the Porsche 911 Turbo has been the ultimate track-ready road car, and the seventh-generation model that launched in Australia this week adds to the formula to become the iconic model’s best incarnation yet...


Luxury SUV Comparison : BMW X5 v Mercedes-Benz ML-Class v Range Rover Sport v Porsche Cayenne
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Luxury SUV Comparison : BMW X5 v Mercedes-Benz ML-Class v Range Rover Sport v Porsche Cayenne

The arrival of a bigger, third-generation BMW X5 styled to please America prompted that we revisit that age old question – are large SUVs lumbering, unwieldy tanks better suited to the bush? (or Bush?) Or are they viable high-rise family wagons? We picked the $100K price point, where the stars align in terms of 3...


2014 Porsche 911 GT3 recalled over fire risk
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2014 Porsche 911 GT3 recalled over fire risk

The 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 has been recalled following two fiery incidents in Europe - including five cars in Australia. Porsche Cars Australia issued a release stating it has contacted "all five customers who have so far taken delivery of their new 2014 model 911 GT3 in order to have their engines inspected"...


Porsche Macan Turbo Review
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Porsche Macan Turbo Review

Fastest Macan genuinely works on the track but can it justify its big premium over the S models?


Porsche Macan Review
Rating: 810 /10
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Porsche Macan Review

We drive the ‘Cayenne Junior’ to find out if it’s more than just an Audi Q5 in sporty drag.

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$84,900 to $122,900

Porsche targets seventh model : E-Class rival favourite
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Porsche targets seventh model : E-Class rival favourite

A Porsche sedan sized and priced to rival the likes of the Maserati Ghibli and high-end versions of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW 5 Series is set to expand the brand’s line-up to seven models. The smaller relative to the company’s large four-door, the Panamera, has been the subject of speculation, including a development name of ‘Pajun’...


Porsche Macan GTS and Turbo S confirmed
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Porsche Macan GTS and Turbo S confirmed

The Porsche Macan will be available in GTS and Turbo S guises down the track, the German car maker’s boss has confirmed. Porsche launched its new smaller sibling to the Cayenne SUV this week in Germany. The initial line-up comprises three models – S Diesel, S and Turbo – but will expand as with other Porsche models...


Porsche Macan : Quick guide to the
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Porsche Macan : Quick guide to the 'Cayenne junior'

The Porsche Macan is doubling the German brand’s range of SUVs. It’s 11 years since the Cayenne stirred controversy among enthusiasts as it launched to break Porsche’s status as a pure maker of sports cars. The bigger SUV has comfortably become the company’s biggest seller globally, though the smaller, more affordable Porsche Macan can be expected to displace the Cayenne in that respect...


Porsche Panamera Review : GTS
Rating: 7.510 /10
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Porsche Panamera Review : GTS

Facelifted version of the purist\'s large liftback misses a turbo, gains a high redline and epic noise

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$318,300

Porsche 911 facelift : Turbo, Coupe, Cabriolet spied; new turbo engine rumoured
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Porsche 911 facelift : Turbo, Coupe, Cabriolet spied; new turbo engine rumoured

The facelifted Porsche 911 range has been spied as rumours abound that the German manufacturer could be set to turbocharge the entire line-up. Spotted by CarAdvice's spy photographers having far too much fun in snowy conditions while undergoing winter testing, the facelifted Porsche 911 convertible, coupe and Turbo all feature revised front and rear bumpers in progressively more aggressive styles...


Porsche Boxster, Cayman GTS: hardcore twins spied
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Porsche Boxster, Cayman GTS: hardcore twins spied

Prototypes of the Porsche Boxster and Cayman GTS models have been spied ahead of the sports cars' anticipated debut later this year. Snapped by CarAdvice's spy photographers undergoing winter testing, the Porsche Boxster and Cayman GTS variants will top their respective model lines, featuring uprated tunes of the 3...


Porsche 911 Targa : 1965-style roof returns
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Porsche 911 Targa : 1965-style roof returns

The Porsche 911 Targa has returned to the sports car maker's line-up for the first time since 2009, with a roof style not seen in 20 years. The all-new Porsche 911 Targa made its world premiere at today's Detroit auto show with a roof that echoes the design of the original 1965 Targa and was last seen on the 964-series 911 Targa before its 993-based replacement arrived in 1996...


Porsche: New Cars 2014
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Porsche: New Cars 2014

Details of the new additions to Porsche Australia's showroom in 2014. Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet (April) The Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S cabriolet models will arrive in April, joining their hardtop counterparts that launched in December. The 991-series range boasts improved performance compared with its predecessor, as well as a price increase of around $20K across both variants...


Porsche 911: facelifted 991 spied, could hint at upcoming GTS variant
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Porsche 911: facelifted 991 spied, could hint at upcoming GTS variant

A Porsche 911 prototype has been spied in Germany with only subtle camouflage and mild body work changes, suggesting a facelift for the 991 is on the horizon and possibly also a new variant. With early speculation on the car mixed, some believe the Porsche 911 snapped by CarAdvice’s spy photographers is merely an update for the 991, likely due in late 2014 for the 2015 model year, while others suggest it could be a next-generation Carrera GTS...


Porsche 919 hybrid: LMP1 racer, complete driver line-up named
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Porsche 919 hybrid: LMP1 racer, complete driver line-up named

Porsche has officially named its LMP1 racer that will compete in the 2014 World Endurance Championship (WEC) series, along with its complete driver line-up, including Australia's Mark Webber. Coming just days after Webber helped complete the LMP1 race car’s 2013 testing program in Portugal, Porsche has announced its hybrid racing car will be called the Porsche 919 hybrid...


Mark Webber: first drive of Porsche LMP1 ahead of 2014 team switch
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Mark Webber: first drive of Porsche LMP1 ahead of 2014 team switch

Mark Webber has helped complete the Porsche LMP1 race car's 2013 testing program, banking his first laps in the car he will pilot in next year's World Endurance Championship (WEC) series. Despite still being under contract with the Infiniti Red Bull Racing Formula One team, until officially switching to Porsche from January 1, 2014, Webber tested the Porsche LMP1 on the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portugal...


Porsche Macan pricing and specifications: from $84,900
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Porsche Macan pricing and specifications: from $84,900

The Porsche Macan has become the most affordable model from the German brand with a confirmed starting price of $84,900. The new mid-sized SUV sibling to the popular Cayenne is due in June 2014 locally and will become the only Porsche to cost less than $100,000. It is expected to replace its bigger brother as the company’s best-selling vehicle...