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Porsche: Can hybrids plug the diesel void?

After whispers from earlier this year, Porsche this week announced it's getting out of the diesel business. Production of the Macan S Diesel and Panamera 4S Diesel was halted in February, kickstarting speculation about what role the fuel would play in Porsches future...

Porsche ends diesel production for good

Porsche has officially ended production of its diesel vehicles, instead shifting its focus to e-mobility.  Using an official statement published on the company media website, Porsche CEO, Oliver Blume, said the company wasn't "demonising" what is an "important propulsion technology", but admitted it would have a "diesel-free" future...

2019 Porsche Cayenne Coupe spied at the Nurburgring

The Porsche Cayenne Coupe has been spied again at the Nurburgring, ahead of an anticipated production reveal sometime next year. It's been two years since we saw the first prototypes for the fastback Porsche SUV, and it appears the new body style is edging closer to production...

CarAdvice podcast 116: Chatting with Molly Taylor, and... did you order a Ranger Raptor?

Mandy Turner, Paul Maric and Mike Stevens join you this week. We encourage you to reach out to us at podcast@caradvice.com, and Matt did just that. He found a 2003 Proton Jumbuck with a Mitsubishi Lancer GSR 4G93t 1.8Lt turbo engine under the bonnet for sale. Check out the photos at the bottom of this article...

Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche diesel models hit with Swiss registration ban

FEDERO, the Federal Roads Office in Switzerland, will stop some diesel Audi A6/A7, Mercedes-Benz Vito, Porsche Macan and Porsche Cayenne models fitted with 'defeat devices' from being registered. A release from the body said any vehicles imported after tomorrow won't be road register-able until they have the 'defeat device' removed, while vehicles already in the country will need to be tweaked to meet emissions standards...

Porsche Cayenne Turbo tops 300km/h - video

The Porsche Cayenne Turbo has a claimed top speed of 286km/h, though you'll never get to those speeds Down Under thanks to our strict  laws. However, back in Europe, AutoTopNL has taken a Cayenne Turbo to the limit, demonstrating the performance SUV's ferocious straight-line acceleration and top speed capabilities in a couple of videos on YouTube...

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...

2018 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid unveiled

Porsche has added a plug-in E-Hybrid version to the Cayenne range, complete with 340kW and a whopping 700Nm. Power in the E-Hybrid comes from a 3.0-litre V6 making 250kW, coupled with a 100kW electric motor for a 340kW combined power output. More importantly, 700Nm of torque is available 'just above idle' for instant response off the line...

Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid previewed - Video

The upcoming Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid has been previewed in a new video, showing a fleet of pre-production vehicles going through endurance testing. In terms of design there's no surprises – it looks like any other new Cayenne – though the clip provides some insight into Porsche's development process...

2018 Porsche Cayenne pricing and specs

Porsche Australia has announced local pricing and specifications for the 2018 Cayenne, set to land mid-year. The range will kick off with the $116,300 Cayenne (all prices before on-road costs), jumping to the $155,100 Cayenne S and $239,400 for the flagship Cayenne Turbo. Power in the 'base' car comes from a 3...

Porsche considering electric and coupe SUV options - report

Porsche is reportedly weighing up its options for a follow up to the upcoming Mission E electric sedan, and is also considering "coupe" versions of its SUV line. Although the brand is hard at work turning the Mission E concept into a production model, it's already considering its next steps in the EV arena...