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2016-19 Porsche 718 Boxster, Cayman recalled

Porsche has recalled the 2016-19 718 Boxster and Cayman over a structural issue that puts the fuel tank at increased risk of damage in an accident. According to the company, a frontal collision could make the lower longitudinal crash beam penetrate the bulkhead wall. If that happens, there's a higher risk of the fuel tank being damaged, creating a risk of leakage and, by extension, fire...

2019 Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder spied in the snow

The upcoming Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder has been spied again, this time during cold weather testing in snowy Europe. Following the launch of the 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport last week, it looks like the German marque is readying the flagship versions of its Cayman and Boxster for an official reveal in the coming months. While the 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport comes with a 3...

2019 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport unveiled

The Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport was unveiled overnight sporting not only 30 extra kilowatts, but also natural-fibre composite body parts. The new Clubsport is powered by dry sump 3.8-litre flat-six engine making 313kW of power at 7500rpm, and 425Nm of torque 6600rpm. All of that is channelled to the rear wheels via a six-speed dual-clutch transmission and a race-optimised mechanical rear differential lock...

Porsche 718 T: Boxster, Cayman gain pared-back variants

Porsche has added another variant to its 718 Cayman and Boxster range, today announcing a pared-back 718 T for both coupe and drop-top. As with the 911 T revealed last year, the 718 T aims to offer a simpler, lighter (and slightly more performance-oriented) take on the base Cayman formula. To that end, it rides on a PASM sport chassis that sits the cars 20mm lower than their respective bases...

CarAdvice podcast 129: LIVE from V-Spec Performance, with pristine Japanese sports cars!

This week Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Mike Costello are live from V-Spec Performance, surrounded by pristine Japanese sports cars. In car news, the 2020 Hyundai Palisade has been leaked, Mitsubishi will be taking a lead role in developing a ute platform for the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance...

Porsche 718 Cayman T due in 2019 - report

Porsche is said to be preparing a 718 Cayman T for a market launch sometime next year, bringing a more pure driving experience to its entry-level sports car range. According to a new report by Auto Express, the German marque is putting the 'finishing touches' on the more focused 718 Cayman variant, which will likely be positioned between the Cayman S and Cayman GTS grades...

Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder spied again

The Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder has been spied once again, ahead of an anticipated reveal in the coming months. It's almost like Porsche wants to give the car's overall design away now – there's next to no camouflage on this prototype, though the entire vehicle is finished in black...

2019 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 spied again

Spy photographers have captured the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 again this week, ahead of an anticipated reveal later this year. The prototype was spied alongside the related 718 Boxster Spyder development vehicle, wearing next to no camouflage as per the most recent sighting...

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...