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Porsche to resume 911 GT2 RS production after cargo ship sinks

A sunken cargo ship has forced Porsche to resume production of the GT2 RS, with customers in Brazil left awaiting the delivery of their twin-turbo'd 911 supercars. Although Porsche didn't officially report it initially, a letter from a Brazilian customer published in CarScoops has shed some light on what happened off the coast of France, and what it means for customers...

Porsche planning electric hypercar

Porsche is getting ready to embrace an electric future — including a flagship hypercar successor to the 918 Spyder (pictured here) — but insists it will continue to build petrol-powered two-door sports-cars for as long as regulations allow...

Configurator Challenge: 992 Porsche 911 Carrera S

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. This week, we've taken on the 992 Porsche 911 Carrera S...

'992' Porsche 911: Carrera S laps Nurburgring in 7:25

Porsche revealed the new 911 Carrera S at the Los Angeles motor show in November, highlighting its more powerful flat-six engine and slinkier, wider body in the process. Speaking with Road&Track at the car's launch in Spain, a Porsche spokesperson has confirmed those improvements make the '992-generation' 911 Carrera S marginally quicker than the car it replaces around the Green Hell...

CarAdvice podcast 136: Take a ride in the 911 GT3 and GT-R Nismo!

This week you are joined by Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Scott Collie. In car news, the 2019 BMW 7 Series has been revealed, as has the 2020 Toyota Supra (finally!). Pricing and specs for the 2019 Kia Cerato GT have been released, and Ford and Volkswagen have confirmed a global van and ute alliance...

CarAdvice podcast 135: Tony Crawford drives a Singer 911!

Welcome to the 2019 season of the CarAdvice podcast! This week you are joined by Mandy Turner and Mike Stevens. In car news, Honda has launched a new entry-level third-row CR-V, the 2020 Land Rover Defender has been previewed, while the 2019 Lamborghini Huracan Evo and Mercedes-Benz CLA have been revealed...

2019 Porsche 911 Cabriolet revealed

Porsche has revealed the all-new 911 Cabriolet in Carrera S and Carrera 4S guises, ahead of its debut Down Under during the second quarter of 2019. The obvious difference between the coupe and Cabriolet is the folding fabric roof, which in the new-gen model can be opened and closed in "around twelve seconds" at speeds up to 50km/h...

New York motor show: Acura, Genesis, Mercedes, Porsche reveals confirmed

The New York motor show isn't until March next year, but debuts and reveals have been confirmed by at least eight manufacturers ahead of the event...

CarAdvice podcast 131: Around Australia in a Tesla Model X

This week you're joined by Mandy Turner, Paul Maric and Scott Collie. In car news, the 2019 Porsche 911 and Mazda 3 have been revealed, Hyundai Ioniq pricing and specs have been announced, and GM has announced it'll be closing factories and culling models. Trent Nikolic reviews the 2019 Kia Rio GT-Line. On The Shortlist, we help Mark look for a ute for under $40,000...

Porsche 911 GT2 RS Clubsport: Track-only special revealed

Porsche might have stolen the show with its new '992' 911 Carrera S in Los Angeles, but it hasn't given up on the current-generation car quite yet. Just 200 examples will be built and, if you hadn't guessed from the livery, ankle-breaking splitter and giant wing, the GT2 RS Clubsport isn't road legal – the 'standard' GT2 RS already fills that role...

Mark Webber: 2019 Porsche 911 comparable to 919 Le Mans race car

Mark Webber may not be piloting Formula One cars these days, or even Le Mans prototypes, but if you’re a potential Porsche buyer or one of the marque’s many repeat customers, that can only be a good thing given his involvement in new car development with the iconic German brand, including the new 911...