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Configurator Challenge: Porsche 718

Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our configurator challenge, we let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer’s website to create their ideal spec of a certain model. For this edition of the Configurator Challenge, we’re designing our perfect Porsche 718...

Celebrating 70 years of Porsche: a podcast special

Today marks 70 years since the first Porsche, the 356 'No. 1' Roadster, was registered, and the company is celebrating its rich history with worldwide Sportscar Together Day. We've produced a podcast special for the occasion, where we talk to people who have been involved with Porsche in Australia over the journey, be it behind-the-wheel or behind-the-scenes...

CarAdvice podcast 103: Taking a Porsche Boxster to the drive-in

Andrew Beecher, CarAdvice CEO, and Paul Maric join Mandy Turner on the panel this week, while Scott Collie and James Wong pop in to discuss car news. The 2019 Ford Ranger has been revealed with stacks of updated technology and a 10-speed auto, and Ford Australia has revealed a five-year/unlimited kilometre warranty...

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 spied at the Nurburgring

The upcoming Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 has been spied again, this time during performance testing at the famed Nurburgring Nordschleife. Set to become the flagship hardtop 718, the Cayman GT4 will build on the concept of the previous version – aggressive race-inspired aerodynamics, a track-focused mechanical package, along with a high-revving naturally-aspirated boxer engine...

Porsche 718 Cayman GTS hits 294km/h on the Autobahn - video

The Porsche 718 Cayman GTS is the current flagship of the small coupe's range – at least until the rumoured GT4 track special arrives – but it's not what you'd call slow...

2019 Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder spied

The rumoured Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder has been spied again, this time doing laps at the Nurburgring. Developed as an open-top companion to the also-rumoured 718 Cayman GT4, the 718 Boxster Spyder is expected to be the last Boxster with a naturally-aspirated six-cylinder boxer engine, as the company moves toward turbocharging its line-up...

2019 Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder spied

The new Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder has been photographed during testing in Europe. A report in Autocar suggested the new Spyder would feature a version of the naturally-aspirated 4.0-litre flat-six engine used in the latest 911 GT3. The 4.0-litre engine cranks out 368kW of power and 460Nm of torque in the GT3, but it will reportedly be retuned to deliver around 317kW (425hp) in the Spyder...

CarAdvice podcast 86: We talk to a car manufacturer illustrator!

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Paul Maric and Trent Nikolic. The Ford Edge ST, Mercedes-AMG CLS53 & E53, and Kia Cerato have been revealed at the Detroit motor show. Suzuki Swift Sport pricing and specs have been released, the Hyundai Veloster & Veloster N have been revealed, as has the 2019 Ford Ranger revealed for US market, and HSV 2018 range pricing has been announced...

Our favourite cars of 2017

2017 is almost over. It's time for Christmas parties, sunshine and rose-tinted reflection on the year gone by. But here at CarAdvice, we aren't taking our foot off the pedal just yet – instead, we're taking the chance to look back at some of our favourite cars from this year...

Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder on the way with GT3 flat six - report

Porsche is reportedly working on a new pair of hardcore 718 models, both of which will trade turbo-four power for the aspirated flat-six engine from the 911 GT3. According to a new article by Autocar, the German sporting marque is developing a new 718 Cayman GT4 and 718 Boxster Spyder, badges that were used on the most focused versions of the previous-generation Cayman and Boxster...

2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 spied

The next-generation Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 has been spied undergoing testing in Europe. The most hardcore model in the 718 range looks set to have styling to match. There's an aggressive front bumper design with large air intakes and a prominent front spoiler that juts out as far as Jay Leno's chin...