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2019 Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder spied

The new Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder has been photographed during testing in Europe. A report in Autocar suggested the new Spyder would feature a version of the naturally-aspirated 4.0-litre flat-six engine used in the latest 911 GT3. The 4.0-litre engine cranks out 368kW of power and 460Nm of torque in the GT3, but it will reportedly be retuned to deliver around 317kW (425hp) in the Spyder...

CarAdvice podcast 86: We talk to a car manufacturer illustrator!

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Paul Maric and Trent Nikolic. The Ford Edge ST, Mercedes-AMG CLS53 & E53, and Kia Cerato have been revealed at the Detroit motor show. Suzuki Swift Sport pricing and specs have been released, the Hyundai Veloster & Veloster N have been revealed, as has the 2019 Ford Ranger revealed for US market, and HSV 2018 range pricing has been announced...

Our favourite cars of 2017

2017 is almost over. It's time for Christmas parties, sunshine and rose-tinted reflection on the year gone by. But here at CarAdvice, we aren't taking our foot off the pedal just yet – instead, we're taking the chance to look back at some of our favourite cars from this year...

Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder on the way with GT3 flat six - report

Porsche is reportedly working on a new pair of hardcore 718 models, both of which will trade turbo-four power for the aspirated flat-six engine from the 911 GT3. According to a new article by Autocar, the German sporting marque is developing a new 718 Cayman GT4 and 718 Boxster Spyder, badges that were used on the most focused versions of the previous-generation Cayman and Boxster...

2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 spied

The next-generation Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 has been spied undergoing testing in Europe. The most hardcore model in the 718 range looks set to have styling to match. There's an aggressive front bumper design with large air intakes and a prominent front spoiler that juts out as far as Jay Leno's chin...

2018 Porsche 718 GTS pricing and specs

The 2018 Porsche 718 GTS range has been revealed and priced for Australia, with the new sports cars set to arrive in March 2018 from $173,100 plus on-road costs. Headlining the upgrades over lesser models is an uprated version of the 718 S's 2.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder boxer engine, developing 269kW of power and 430Nm of torque – up 11kW and 10Nm over the 718 S – the latter of which is available between 1900 and 5000rpm...

The Shortlist: What convertible should I buy with a budget up to $130k?

Howard has around $130,000 to spend in his hunt for a fun second car with some summertime feel, joining the family hauler.  Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision...

2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS spied

The new Porsche 718 Boxster GTS has been spied doing the rounds at the Nurburgring Norschleife. The prototype seen here is equipped with the Sports Design package's front bumper and rear diffuser. If the pre-facelift Boxster GTS is anything to go by, these elements should be a close approximation of what we'll see on the production model...

CarAdvice podcast 61: What's it like to be a truck driver? Tony the truckie tells us

Armed with a can of Glen 20 and some tissues, join Mandy Turner, Dave Zalstein and James Wong this week. Recent TV star Mike Stevens talks carbon tax on cars. Also in car news, Victoria Police is set to test a world-first GPS tracking to deter car theft, and fines are to be issued after Victorian road safety cameras are not compromised by virus...

2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 mule spied

A mule for the new Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 has been spotted undergoing testing on the Nurburgring Norschleife. The mule has a more aggressive aero kit, including a large rear wing, cross-drilled brakes, and extensions to the wheel arch lips In an interview Car and Driver, Andreas Preuninger, director of special vehicle projects at Porsche, noted "natural aspiration is one of [the] main selling propositions" of Porsche's GT-branded vehicles...

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. The announcement is joined by news that Australia's Porsche Connect Plus package has scored an important update, gaining the LTE telephone module that compatibility requirements had previously kept from local buyers...