Porsche Cars Australia has announced a range of spec upgrades — and price increases — across its Boxster, Cayman, 911 and Panamera ranges as part of their respective model year 2015 updates, production of which will commence in Germany this month.  

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The price increases, which range between $1300 for PDK versions of the new hardcore Boxster and Cayman GTS through to $11,700 on top of the Panamera Diesel price, are offset by the addition of standard equipment and, in the case of the Panamera Diesel, a punchier new engine. 

The only members of Porsche’s six-model local range not affected by the MY15 tweaks are the newly-launched Macan compact SUV and its larger Cayenne sibling, which will be replaced by an updated model by year’s end — shortly after its world premiere at the Paris motor show in October. 

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Pricing on the Boxster and Cayman twins has grown by between $1300 and $2900, though Porsche has added a standard tyre pressure monitor. 

The 911 range climbs between $1500 (Cabriolet variants), $2600 (Carrera Coupe variants) and between $4100 and $8100 (hard- and soft-topped Turbo models). The track-ready GT3 is unchanged at $294,100 plus on-road costs. 

Countering these somewhat is the addition of standard seat heating and tyre pressure monitor, plus a Porsche Dynamic Lighting system on all 911 Carrera 2, Carrera 2S, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S Targa 4 and Targa 4S models.

Finally, the Panamera range grows by between $1500 (Turbo and Turbo S), all the way up to $11,700 for the Diesel — the latter in return for a new 221kW/650Nm 3.0-litre turbo-diesel engine with 37kW/100Nm more than its predecessor.

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Beyond the more potent new diesel engine, all models get a tyre pressure monitor and Porsche’s Entry and Drive remote entry and permanent valet key. Turbo and Turbo S variants get Lane Change Assist, while the Panamera, Panamera Diesel and Panamera 4 get a Porsche Dynamic Lighting System. 

The sequence of price increases come just over one year after Porsche’s local arm slashed pricing across most models by between $5500 and $36,300. As a result, the company shifted a record-breaking 1905 units in 2013 (up 39 per cent on the previous year). 

Porsche sales are up a further 44 per cent this year, while incremental sales for the new Macan will see the company smash its all-time record this year, with a projection of more than 3000 units.

Full Porsche list pricing below (prices do not include on-road costs):

  • Porsche Boxster $103,300 (6-sp), $108,290 (PDK) (+$1800)
  • Porsche Boxster S $129,400 (6-sp) $134,390 (PDK) (+$2900)
  • Porsche Boxster GTS $146,000 (6-sp) (no change) $152,290 (PDK) (+$1300)

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  • Porsche Cayman $107,100 (6-sp) $112,090 (PDK) (no change)
  • Porsche Cayman S $139,900 (6-sp) $144,890 (PDK) (no change)
  • Porsche Cayman GTS $161,400 (6-sp) (no change) $167,690 (PDK) (+$1300)

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  • Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe $209,100 (7-sp) $215,050 (PDK) (+$2600)
  • Porsche 911 Carrera S Coupe $245,700 (7-sp) $251,650 (PDK) (+$2600)
  • Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet $230,400 (7-sp) $236,350 (PDK) (+$1500)
  • Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet $267,700 (7-sp) $273,650 (PDK) (+$1500)
  • Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Coupe $224,800 (7-sp) $230,750 (PDK) (+$2600)
  • Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Coupe $261,400 (7-sp) $267,350 (PDK) (+$2600)
  • Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet $246,100 (7-sp) $252,050 (PDK) (+$1500)
  • Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet $283,400 (7-sp) $289,350 (PDK) (+$1500)
  • Porsche 911 Targa 4 $250,500 (7-sp) $256,450 (PDK) (+$2600)
  • Porsche 911 Targa 4S $287,700 (7-sp) $293,650 (PDK) (+$2600)
  • Porsche 911 GT3 $294,100 (PDK) (no change)
  • Porsche 911 Turbo Coupe $367,000 (PDK) (+$7200)
  • Porsche 911 Turbo S Coupe $445,400 (PDK) (+$4100)
  • Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet $396,900 (PDK) (+$8100)
  • Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet $467,400 (PDK) (+$4300)

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  • Porsche Macan S Diesel $84,900 (PDK) (no change)
  • Porsche Macan S $87,200 (PDK) (no change)
  • Porsche Macan Turbo $122,900 (PDK) (no change)

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  • Porsche Cayenne $100,200 (Tip) (no change)
  • Porsche Cayenne Diesel $101,100 (Tip) (no change)
  • Porsche Cayenne S $139,000 (Tip) (no change)
  • Porsche Cayenne S Diesel $142,300 (Tip) (no change)
  • Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid $150,400 (Tip) (no change)
  • Porsche Cayenne GTS $150,400 (Tip) (no change)
  • Porsche Cayenne Turbo $222,100 (Tip) (no change)
  • Porsche Cayenne Turbo S $259,600 (Tip) (no change)

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  • Porsche Panamera $205,100 (PDK) (+$3700)
  • Porsche Panamera Diesel $208,400 (Tip) (+$11,700)
  • Porsche Panamera 4 $217,300 (PDK) (+$3800)
  • Porsche Panamera S $289,400 (PDK) (+$2300)
  • Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid $299,200 (Tip) (+$2300)
  • Porsche Panamera 4S $301,600 (PDK) (+$2300)
  • Porsche Panamera GTS $320,600 (PDK) (+$2300)
  • Porsche Panamera Turbo $383,900 (PDK) (+$1500)
  • Porsche Panamera Turbo S $445,100 (PDK) (+$1500)