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Fully-electric Porsche 718 Boxster concept in the works – report

An all-electric Porsche Boxster concept is set to preview the future of the sports car, company insiders have revealed. According to Car and Driver, news of the 718 Boxster electric vehicle (EV) concept has come directly from Porsche executive board member for development, Michael Steiner...

Porsche increases prices for Boxster, Cayman, Cayenne, and 911

Porsche has increased prices across most of its Australian line-up by up to $8500. The changes apply to two-door sports cars, including the Boxster, Cayman, and flagship 911, as well as the Cayenne SUV. A total of 34 models from the Porsche range have gone up in cost. Prices for the Porsche Macan small SUV remain unchanged for now...

Vote for the Drive 2021 BP Ultimate Driver’s Car of the Year

Barely a day passes in the automotive world we don’t hear news about 'autonomous this' and 'assistance that', and you could be forgiven for thinking that the role of the driver is becoming less relevant than it once was. While technology is working on making routine driving easier and safer, we can see manufacturers also using technology to make driving more fun...

New cars launching in Australia in April 2021

The Australian new-car market is a crowded one, with dozens of manufacturers offering hundreds of models in different segments and body styles. Over 100 all-new, updated or expanded model ranges are due to launch throughout 2021, as chronicled in CarAdvice's 2021 New Car Calendar – but what's there to look forward to this month? Here's a look at every new vehicle launching in Australia in April 2021...

2024 Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman at electric crossroads – report

The 2024 Porsche 718 Boxster convertible and Cayman coupe could be powered by pure-electric powertrains, as the German company embraces zero-emission sports cars. According to UK publication Auto Express, Porsche boss Oliver Blume said a final decision on whether the next-generation 718 Boxster and Cayman would be battery-powered has yet to be made, but the German sports car maker is waiting on more advanced technology...

2021 Porsche 718 Boxster 25 Years launched as limited-edition

The 2021 Porsche Boxster 25 Years limited-edition variant has been officially unveiled in Europe – ahead of an Australian arrival in April – in celebration of the mid-engined two-seater sports car’s quarter-century anniversary. Based on the standard GTS 4.0, the new limited-edition 718 Boxster is powered by a 4...

My first Porsche, and why a 718 is better than a 911

Halfway through a week-long loan of a Porsche 718 Spyder, the penny dropped. To be specific, it happened after a long drive. There I was, sitting at a café, wistfully admiring its beauty, unlike my usual self. What happened? The Porsche vying for my attention was neither a 911 nor a GT-series car. Just a 718, in fact...

Porsche adds PDK to 718 GTS, Spyder, and GT4

Porsche's entire 718 range can now be optioned with the company's seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, known as PDK. The German sports car manufacturer confirmed the gearbox was now an option on flagship GTS, Spyder, and GT4 models available within the 718 line-up, which were initially launched as manual-only models...

Video: Teenager breaks world record in Porsche 718 Spyder

A teenage racing driver has broken the Guinness World Record for Fastest Vehicle Slalom. Sixteen-year-old Chloe Chambers, a US karting driver, broke the record at an airfield in New Jersey, USA, driving a Porsche 718 Spyder. On one run through the 762-metre course, Chambers tied with the previous record...

2020 Porsche 718 Cayman, Boxster prices drop

Going against the recent trend of some other manufacturers, Porsche has lowered the prices for its mid-engined sports cars locally. The 2020 Porsche Cayman and 2020 Porsche Boxster have both seen price reductions across all models. While entry-level Cayman and Boxster saw a $2900 price cut, bringing them down to $113,100 and $115,900 plus on-road costs respectively, it was the Cayman S and Boxster S variants that saw the greatest reductions...

Porsche upgrades its Track Precision App for iPhones

Porsche has updated its Track Precision App – which analyses a driver's performance corner-by-corner at most major racetracks around the world – for owners of Apple iPhones. Compatible with current generation Porsche 911 and Porsche 718 models, the updated Track Precision App Version 3...