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Porsche previews Mission E with Cayman e-volution and Turbo Charging system

Porsche has used the Electric Vehicle Symposium in Stuttgart to provide a peek at its electric future. Along with the one-off Cayman e-volution concept, the company unveiled an 800-volt fast charging system. When it announced plans to produce the Mission E, Porsche claimed owners would be able to charge their cars to 80 per cent in just 15 minutes using an in-house fast charger...

Porsche Passport subscription service to be trialled in the USA - UPDATE

Porsche has launched a new subscription service in the USA, granting members on-demand access to a selection of models from the company's sports and crossover car ranges. Dubbed Porsche Passport, the service is a partnership between Porsche Cars North America and Clutch Technologies, and begins operation in November 2017...

Porsche Mission E: First spy photos

The production version of the Porsche Mission E has been spied undergoing evaluation outside of the company's headquarters. With the car being widely talked of as a Tesla Model S competitor, it's no surprise to see the Model S, as well as a Model X, in convoy with a large collection of Mission E prototypes...

Former Volkswagen and Audi engine boss arrested for role in Dieselgate - report

Wolfgang Hatz, former head of engine development at the Volkswagen Group, has reportedly been arrested as part of investigations into the Dieselgate emissions cheating scandal. According to a joint investigation by the Suddeutscher Zeitung newspaper, and the NDR and WDR television networks, Hatz was arrested earlier this week by prosecutors in Munich who are investigating the affair on behalf of the German government...

Porsche 911 GT2 RS sets Nürburgring lap record

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the new king of the 'Ring, lapping the famed Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit in 6 minutes 47.3 seconds. Not only is it the fastest 911 of all time, the GT2 RS is also the quickest production vehicle around the 'Ring - some five seconds quicker than the Lamborghini Huracan Performante (6 minutes 52...

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo on sale from $466,400

The 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo (deep breath) has joined the line-up this week, on sale in Australia from $466,400 plus on-road costs. Joining its sedan twin, the Sport Turismo version of the hot hybrid Panamera gets a twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8 teamed with an electric motor. System outputs are rated at 500kW and 850Nm, with 0-100km/h taking a claimed 3...

2018 Porsche Cayenne Turbo revealed: Here from mid-2018

The third-generation Porsche Cayenne Turbo has been unveiled at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show, following the earlier debut of its regular counterpart. Under the bonnet, the new Cayenne Turbo is powered by a 4.0-litre V8 with two turbochargers nestled within the V. The twin-turbo V8 generates 404kW of power and 770Nm of torque, up 22kW and 20Nm on the previous model, which had a larger 4...

Q&A: Talking with Ron Goodman, 2017 Monterey Motorsport Reunion winner

Australian historic racing car driver, Ron Goodman, has been racing for a long time, but there's been one event that he has dreamt about winning, and that's the Rolex Motorsport Reunion at Monterey. After numerous attempts and a documentary in 2015, Goodman and his team achieved this goal at Laguna Seca two weeks ago...

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 911 GT3 with Touring Package: $326,800 special revealed

The Porsche 911 GT3 with Touring Package has made its global debut at the Frankfurt motor show this week, bringing a very different look and feel to the company's track weapon. Following the reveal of the updated 911 GT3 at the Geneva motor show in March, the Touring Package is very much like a series-production version of the sought-after 911 R limited-edition that was available last year, which essentially tailored the race-ready GT3 package for the road...

Porsche 911 could get permanent 'purist' variant - report

German sports car specialist Porsche could be plotting a mainstay 'purist' version of its 911 sports car, if a new report out of the UK is anything to go by. Speaking with Autocar this week at the launch of the new-generation Cayenne SUV, company research and development (R&D) boss, Michael Steiner, hinted at a stripped-back variant in similar vein to the 2016 911 R (pictured), though this time it wouldn't be a limited-run model...