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Porsche passes LCT savings to customers with reduced pricing - UPDATE

Porsche has handed down new savings to Australian buyers this week, following the release of its 2016 model year pricing in May. While that earlier update introduced new standard features and higher pricing across the range, the new reduced prices announced today are thanks to changes made to the Luxury Car Tax (LCT) this week...

Porsche Boxster and 911 ranges add feature-packed Black Edition variants

The Porsche Boxster and 911 Carrera sports car ranges have been expanded with the introduction of feature-packed Black Edition variants. The Porsche Boxster Black Edition adds a claimed $15,000 in additional equipment to the entry-level Boxster on which it’s based, yet costs just $5700 more with the manual transmission ($110,800 plus on-road costs) and $6100 more with the dual-clutch PDK automatic ($116,190 plus on-roads)...

Porsche Boxster Spyder revealed

The 2015 Porsche Boxster Spyder has been revealed ahead of its global premiere in the metal at the New York motor show and Australian launch around September. Likes its predecessor, this iteration of a famous nameplate exemplifies lightness with features such as its hand-operated fabric roof...

Entry-level Porsche 718 ruled out

Porsche has ruled out building a four-cylinder entry-level convertible, dubbed the Porsche 718, based on the Boxster. Detlev von Platen, CEO of Porsche Cars North America, told Automotive News, "You won't see anything lower than the current Boxster model. We had many discussions about this in the group, and the decision was made that the time is not right...

Porsche sports cars added to Australian Hertz rental car range

Getting behind the wheel of a Porsche Boxster or Porsche Cayman is now significantly more achievable with the sports car twins joining Hertz Australia’s rental car ranks. Retailing for $107,790 and $111,590 respectively, the soft-top Porsche Boxster and hardtop Cayman can now be rented locally through Hertz as part of its Adrenaline Collection from $564...

Porsche developing 1.6-, 2.0-, 2.5-litre four-cylinder boxer engines - report

Porsche is developing a new range of horizontally opposed four-cylinder engines for its sports car and SUV ranges. According to the report in the UK's Car magazine, Porsche is currently working on a range of smaller-displacement engines with fewer cylinders. Like other car makers, the Zuffenhausen-based brand is chasing the holy trinity of decreased weight, increased fuel economy and improved performance...

Porsche Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS unveiled – updated with pricing

The Gran Turismo Sport badge has spread further throughout Porsche's line-up with the unveiling of the Porsche Boxster GTS and Porsche Cayman GTS twins. GTS versions of the convertible and coupe duo head to the top of the respective line-ups and fit a tuned version of the S models' 3.4-litre six-cylinder engine behind the two seats to lift power by 11kW to 243kW (Boxster) and 250kW (Cayman)...

Porsche Boxster, Cayman GTS: hardcore twins spied

Prototypes of the Porsche Boxster and Cayman GTS models have been spied ahead of the sports cars' anticipated debut later this year. Snapped by CarAdvice's spy photographers undergoing winter testing, the Porsche Boxster and Cayman GTS variants will top their respective model lines, featuring uprated tunes of the 3...

Volkswagen plant produces first new Porsche Boxster

The first new-generation Porsche to be built at Volkswagen's Osnabruck plant in Germany has rolled off the production line, following the acquisition of the Stuttgart-based company by the ever-expanding Volkswagen Group in August. Destined for a customer in Bavaria, the Guards Red Porsche Boxster S is part of a production expansion strategy that Porsche says will help meet rising demand for its sports cars...

Porsche Baby Boxster: Not now, but not never

The plans Porsche had of building a small entry-level two-seater sports car have yet again been put on hold. According to reports, Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller believes a smaller and cheaper mini-Boxster model would risk diluting the brand and alienate traditional customers...

2012 Porsche Boxster pricing confirmed

Pricing has been revealed for the 2012 Porsche Boxster, with the all-new version of the German car maker's roadster costing just $1400 more than its predecessor. The Porsche Boxster arrives in Australian showrooms on July 7th, when the base model will start from $107,500 and the quicker S variant will kick off at $133,800...