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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...

2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Sports Car (over $100k)

Drive Car of the Year 2021 - Best Super Sports Car (over $100k) Finalists: Audi R8 Performance Ferrari F8 Tributo Porsche 911 Carrera Porsche 911 Turbo S After much debate and dissection, the judging team whittled the contender list down to three. No easy feat either, given the quality of the field at this end of the performance envelope...

2021 Porsche 911 GT3 price and specs: $369,700 before on-road costs for track-focused sports car

2021 Porsche 911 GT3 pricing and specification Available to order now, ahead of second-half 2021 deliveries 375kW/470Nm 4.0-litre flat-six available with choice of gearbox Priced from $369,700 before on-road costs The 2021 Porsche 911 GT3 is now available to order in Australia, ahead of first local deliveries in the second half of the year...

Porsche 911 Turbo, Lamborghini Aventador crash in Sydney storms

Two expensive supercars have crashed within a few kilometres of each other in Sydney, after their respective drivers allegedly lost control during the record-breaking storms gripping New South Wales. A black Porsche 911 Turbo – which is priced from around $400,000 before on-road costs – crashed in the suburb of Greystanes after witnesses alleged the driver lost control of the vehicle and ended up on the wrong side of the road before hitting a truck...

The 10 quickest cars for sale in Australia in 2021

As it turns out, identifying the quickest cars in Australia for 2021 is not an easy feat. Not only do they need to be available locally, they also need to meet our criterion of completing the 0-100km/h sprint in under three seconds. You may be expecting to see brands such as BMW, Audi and Mercedes, but interestingly, they don't make the cut...

Pablo Escobar's 1974 Porsche 911 RSR listed for sale

A Porsche 911 RSR – once owned by Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar – has come onto the market, with a US$2.2 million (AU$2.9 million) price tag. The bespoke rear-engine German sports car was designed and built for the 1974 International Race of Champions (IROC) all-star competition, where it was assigned to Formula One driver Emerson Fittipaldi...

Six (almost) affordable exotics currently for sale in Australia

The price of used cars has skyrocketed since the COVID-19 pandemic began, however there are still bargains around if you know where to look. Here are six exotic luxury and performance classics currently listed in the Australian classifieds for significantly less than you might have expected..

2021 Porsche 911 GT3 officially unveiled, Australian timing confirmed

2021 Porsche 911 GT3 officially revealed 375kW 4.0-litre flat-six retains its 9000rpm redline Six-speed manual translates to no weight gain over the outgoing model 6-minute 55.2-second Nurburgring time, some 17 seconds quicker than its predecessor The wraps have at last been lifted off the 2021 Porsche 911 GT3, after a lengthy drip-feed of teasers, accidental leaks and media previews – and it'll land on Australian shores in the second half of this year...

Porsche 911 Targa and Turbo kit launched by Lego

A miniature Porsche 911 Targa and Turbo has been launched by Lego, with the sportscar kit set to come onto the market in March. The model – which comprises 1458 individual pieces – reportedly features a mock-up air-cooled flat-six engine in the rear, as well as tilting seats and a fully-functional steering wheel...

2021 Porsche 911 GT3 leaked – UPDATE: February 17 debut confirmed

UPDATE, 5 February 2021: Porsche has confirmed the 911 GT3 will be unveiled on February 17, at 1am AEDT (12am QLD time). A single, shadowy teaser image released alongside the announcement confirms the new GT3 will feature the 'swan-neck' rear spoiler we've already seen in countless leaks and spy shots in recent months...

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...