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Singer and Williams team up to create a 372kW classic 911 engine

Singer Vehicle Design, known well for modifying and restoring classic Porsche 911s, has teamed up with the Formula One team from Williams Advanced Engineering to create an air-cooled engine. The 4.0-litre naturally-aspirated unit produces 372kW of power and revs to over 9000rpm, which puts it on par with the latest water-cooled 911 GT3...

Porsche Cayenne to be recalled in Australia for diesel software fix

Porsche Cars Australia will undertake a voluntary recall of the 3.0-litre V6 diesel Cayenne SUV, following confirmation of similar action in Europe. Germany's Federal Motor Transport Authority, Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA), last week ordered a ban on registrations for the Cayenne Diesel, with Porsche agreeing to recall around 21,500 vehicles...

Millions of German diesel vehicles to gain emissions cutting software upgrade

After an event billed as the National Diesel Forum, involving Germany's top political leaders, the Volkswagen Group, BMW, Opel and Daimler (parent of Mercedes-Benz) have agreed to upgrade millions of diesel vehicles to cut their pollution output...

Porsche to join Formula E from 2019

German marque Porsche has announced it will join the all-electric Formula E championship as a works manufacturer from 2019, which also marks the end of its involvement in the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the end of this year...

Renault-Nissan Alliance leads 2017 global sales race at halfway point

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has vaulted past the Volkswagen Group and Toyota to be the world's number one automaker at the halfway point of this year. To the end of June, the Franco-Japanese pairing sold 5,268,079 vehicles, ahead of the Volkswagen Group's 5,155,600, and Toyota's 5,129,000...

Porsche Cayenne Diesel banned and recalled in Germany, Australian impact unclear

Diesel-powered versions of the Porsche Cayenne SUV have been recalled in the company's home market of Germany and banned from sale, following the discovery of what is believed to be a suspect emissions manipulation device. Announced by German transport minister, Alexander Dobrindt, the move involves the registration ban of the 3...

Audi recalls 850,000 V6 and V8 diesel engines outside of the US

Audi has announced it will recall and upgrade the software for around 850,000 V6 and V8 Euro 5- and Euro 6-compliant turbo-diesel engines. The voluntary recall is for "Europe and other markets (outside of the US and Canada)", and includes Audi, Porsche and Volkswagen vehicles using those engines...

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...

2018 Porsche Cayenne spied with almost no camouflage

The next-generation Porsche Cayenne has been spied again this week, but this time wearing almost no disguise bar the cartoonish stickers on the head- and tail-lights. The overall design is more of the same from the German marque, but it appears the front of the new SUV draws inspiration from the smaller Macan, while the rear is similar to that of the recently-launched Panamera Sport Turismo wagon...

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...

Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur ready to build the Porsche you desire

I’m not sure you need to make a bona fide weapons-grade supercar like the Porsche 911 Turbo S any more special than it already is, but regardless, Porsche has myriad options for those of you wanting to make an even more individual statement with your 911. In fact, you can make that statement with any Porsche, not just the flagship model...