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Porsche 911 Carrera S Martini Racing Edition unveiled, not coming to Australia

The limited edition Porsche 911 Carrera S Martini Racing Edition has been built to celebrate the company's return to the Le Mans 24 Hour race. Just 80 units will be built sporting the vermouth company's distinctive blue, red and black racing livery...

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Porsche 911 Turbo Review
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Porsche 911 Turbo Review

The 991-series 911 range continues to fill out, though it’s the release of the latest Porsche 911 Turbo that brings us into the serious end of business with the renowned German sports car. The latest-generation Porsche 911 Turbo and the more potent Porsche 911 Turbo S have arrived in Australia to turn up the wick against all-wheel-drive supercar rivals...

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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...


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...


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 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 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 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...


Sean Edwards: mother pays tribute to racing driver killed in Queensland Raceway crash
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Sean Edwards: mother pays tribute to racing driver killed in Queensland Raceway crash

The mother of British racing driver Sean Edwards has paid tribute to her 26-year old son, killed while mentoring a fellow driver at the Queensland Raceway. In an emotional interview with Britain’s London Evening Standard newspaper, Daphne McKinley said the nature of the accident came as a huge shock to Edwards’ family and friends...


2014 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet and Turbo S Cabriolet revealed
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2014 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet and Turbo S Cabriolet revealed

Porsche has unveiled its new 911 Turbo Cabriolet and 911 Turbo S Cabriolet models ahead of the supercars' public debut at the Los Angeles auto show on November 20. The design of both cars closely follows the recently introduced 911 Turbo and Turbo S coupes, while boasting a unique body that is 28mm wider than the widest of the current 991-generation models, the Carrera 4...


Porsche Australia celebrates 50 years of 911
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Porsche Australia celebrates 50 years of 911

A convoy of more than 100 Porsche 911 models has crossed the Sydney Harbour Bridge in celebration of the iconic rear-engined sports car’s 50th anniversary. Beginning in Millers Point and finishing at Taronga Zoo, the celebratory Porsche 911 trek organised by Porsche Cars Australia and the Porsche Club New South Wales, was intended as a gift to the Stuttgart-based manufacturer and formed part of the German marque's global '50 Years of 911’ celebrations...


Porsche to mark 50 years of 911 with Sydney Harbour Bridge crossing
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Porsche to mark 50 years of 911 with Sydney Harbour Bridge crossing

A selection of 100 Porsche 911 models celebrating the iconic sports car's 50th anniversary will cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge on September 15. Part of Australia's role in the German manufacturer's global 50 Years of 911 celebrations, Porsche Cars Australia says the convoy will be the longest line-up of Porsche 911s ever assembled on local soil...


Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S: pricing and specifications
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Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S: pricing and specifications

The new-generation Porsche 911 Turbo will be cheaper than the model it replaces despite being quicker and more powerful than ever before. Originally revealed in May, the all-new auto-only 991-series 911 Turbo costs $359,800 before on-roads, making it $3900 cheaper than the previous-generation 997-series Turbo manual and $11,800 less than the equivalent Turbo dual-clutch ‘PDK’ automatic...


Porsche 911: special edition celebrates five million Facebook fans
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Porsche 911: special edition celebrates five million Facebook fans

A special edition Porsche 911 has been created to celebrate the iconic German sports car maker reaching five million Facebook fans. The 911 Carrera 4S, designed with input from the company's many online fans, sports Aqua Blue Metallic paint from Porsche’s Exclusive range and white 20-inch Carrera S wheels and pinstripes...


Porsche 911 Blu Edition: eco-focused model rumoured for Frankfurt debut
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Porsche 911 Blu Edition: eco-focused model rumoured for Frankfurt debut

Reports of a new eco-conscious Porsche 911 Blu Edition have surfaced following the leak of an alleged official image. Published on Porsche enthusiast forum 911uk.com, the 911 Blu Edition is said to be powered by a detuned version of Porsche’s 3.4-litre straight-six direct injection engine developing 223kW and 287Nm...


Porsche 911 Turbo Convertible spied lapping Nurburgring
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Porsche 911 Turbo Convertible spied lapping Nurburgring

The new Porsche 911 Turbo Convertible has been caught high-speed testing at Germany's Nurburgring. Snapped by CarAdvice's spy photographers, the black Porsche 911 Turbo Convertible is free of camouflage and looks identical to the recently released hardtop, bar the electronically folding fabric roof. Expected to mirror the mechanicals of the recently revealed 3...


Porsche 911 GT2: hardcore rear-drive twin-turbo spied at Nurburgring
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Porsche 911 GT2: hardcore rear-drive twin-turbo spied at Nurburgring

The all-new Porsche 911 GT2 has been spied testing at Germany's Nurburgring, confirming a wider, more hardcore version of the 911 is on the way. A model often referred to as ‘The Widowmaker’, the Porsche 911 GT2 combines the four-wheel-drive 911 Turbo's engine with the 911 GT3’s styling and rear-wheel-drive layout...


Porsche 911 50 Years Edition to debut at Frankfurt
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Porsche 911 50 Years Edition to debut at Frankfurt

The Porsche 911 50 Years Edition has been revealed ahead of its official debut at September's Frankfurt motor show. Commemorating the iconic German sports car's launch in Frankfurt in 1963, the Porsche 911 50 Years Edition is based on the $243,100 rear-wheel-drive 991 911 Carrera S, with its rear-mounted 294kW/440Nm 3...


Porsche, Martini revive iconic relationship for 2013
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Porsche, Martini revive iconic relationship for 2013

Porsche will partner with Martini Racing for the first time since 2008 this year as the German brand readies for the start of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup racing series and a cameo drive by rally ace Sebastien Loeb. The revived relationship occurs in a year that sees Porsche celebrate 50 years of the 911 and Martini – a key partner of the 1976 and 1977 Le Mans winning Porsche 917 – mark its 150 years...


Porsche 911 Carrera, Carrera 4 exhaust recall affects 47 cars in Oz
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Porsche 911 Carrera, Carrera 4 exhaust recall affects 47 cars in Oz

A total of 47 Porsche 911 Carrera and Carrera 4 models have been recalled locally due to a fault with the cars' exhaust systems. According to the official recall notice published on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) website, the Porsche 991 911 Carrera and Carrera 4 vehicles built between November 3, 2011 and November 14, 2012 were fitted with rear mufflers that may crack over time potentially leading to the separation of the muffler from the exhaust pipe...


Porsche 911 Turbo: 412kW auto-only coupe revealed
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Porsche 911 Turbo: 412kW auto-only coupe revealed

The 991-generation Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S have been revealed. Nestling a 3.8-litre twin-turbocharged flat six-cylinder engine behind its wider rear hips – a further 28mm wider than the already-widened body of the Carrera 4 models – the Turbo produces 383kW, up from 368kW with the previous model, and the Turbo S a fuller 412kW, up from 390kW...


Porsche 911 RSR video celebrates 50th anniversary
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Porsche 911 RSR video celebrates 50th anniversary

Porsche has released a video of the brand new Porsche 911 RSR as part of its 50 years of the 911 celebrations. The new Porsche 911 RSR, powered by a 338kW 4.0-litre six-cylinder boxer engine tied to a lightweight six-speed paddle-shifted racing transmission, will compete in the 2013 World Endurance Championship series, which includes the famed 24 Hours of Le Mans in France...


Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Review
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Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Review

A Porsche 911 Carrera 4 that works as well in the Austrian alps as it does on Australian race tracks is new business. All-wheel-drive versions of the Porsche 911 Carrera have long made sense if the model was turbocharged and super-fast (and the new-generation 911 Turbo is arriving soon)...

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Porsche 911 Targa spied in Sweden
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Porsche 911 Targa spied in Sweden

The new Porsche 911 Targa has been spied again, this time winter testing its central-removeable roof in the snow of Sweden. First spotted back in June 2012, the Porsche 911 Targa, with its centre roof section, central rollbar and uniquely shaped rear window, has been lightly disguised to appear as a 911 Convertible...


Porsche 911 GT3: new road-racer hits the track
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Porsche 911 GT3: new road-racer hits the track

A video of the all-new 991-based Porsche 911 GT3 being hustled around a racetrack has been released by the German manufacturer. The explanatory video shows a white fifth-generation Porsche 911 GT3 tearing - and sliding - around the track, while the new 350kW/440Nm direct-injection 3.8-litre engine and seven-speed dual-clutch PDK transmission are detailed...


Porsche 911 GT3 revealed: four-wheel steering, auto only
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Porsche 911 GT3 revealed: four-wheel steering, auto only

The fifth-generation Porsche 911 GT3 has arrived in the 50th-anniversary year of the sports car icon with four-wheel steering but no manual gearbox. Porsche has unveiled the sportiest 911 on the eve of its debut at the 2013 Geneva motor show, confirming the shock move to a dual-clutch transmission only...


Porsche 911 Carrera, Carrera 4 recall: 2200 US cars risk exhaust fault
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Porsche 911 Carrera, Carrera 4 recall: 2200 US cars risk exhaust fault

More than 2200 Porsche 911 Carrera and Carrera 4 models have been recalled in the US over an issue with the sports cars' exhaust pipes. The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says 2263 Porsche 911 Carrera and all-wheel drive Carrera 4 models, manufactured between March 7, 2012 and November 12, 2012, fitted with the standard exhaust system, are at risk of having the exhaust pipe fracture and separate from the rear muffler...