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2019 Porsche Macan S pricing and specs

Porsche Australia has revealed pricing and specifications for the facelifted Macan S, set to touch down during February 2019. REVIEW: 2019 Porsche Macan  As we learned in October, the new-look Macan will kick off at $81,400 before on-road costs with the base, four-cylinder petrol engine...

GLC63 v Macan Turbo drag race - video

Now that buyers are flocking to high-riding SUVs, manufacturers are finding ways to make crossovers as fast as sports cars – the Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S and Porsche Macan Turbo are prime examples of that. In a new YouTube clip, Britain's Top Gear UK lines up the German SUV 'hot rods' for a drag race to see which is fastest...

2019 Porsche Macan Turbo spied sans camouflage

The facelifted Porsche Macan Turbo has been spied devoid of any camouflage, giving us a clear look at the upcoming performance hero ahead of an anticipated reveal before the end of the year. Not much really distinguishes this vehicle from the standard facelifted Macan revealed in July, though there's a larger cutout spanning the width of the front bumper, along with the large squared-off tailpipe finishers sticking out of the rear...

2019 Porsche Macan priced from $81,400

Porsche Australia has announced preliminary pricing for the 2019 Macan four-cylinder petrol, which heads up the range set to arrive in the first half of 2019. The base Macan, with power from a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol engine, will cost $81,400 before on-road costs. The new engine makes 185kW of power and 370Nm of torque, identical to the outgoing powertrain...

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...

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 Macan facelift revealed, here first half of 2019

Porsche has officially unveiled the 2019 Macan at an event in Shanghai, bringing it up to date with a tweaked look and more technology. Changes to the car's exterior really are subtle up front, headlined by tweaked headlights and revised air intakes. There's also a range of new colours: Miami Blue, Crayon and Dolomite Silver Metallic adding more choice to the palette for buyers keen to stand out...

2019 Porsche Macan teased

Porsche has teased the facelifted 2019 Macan one more time, ahead of its full reveal in Shanghai, China tomorrow. Spy photos have already given us a clear picture of the front end, but this new teaser reveals the tail-lights will get a linked signature in keeping with the Panamera and Cayenne. No surprises there, although Porsche did a good job of concealing it on its development mules...

2019 Porsche Macan facelift teased

Porsche has teased the upcoming facelift to its immensely popular Macan SUV, with an image of the car undergoing high-altitude testing. First launched in 2014, the Macan follows in the footsteps of the Cayenne, wrapping elements of 'classic Porsche' in a body-style that's more amenable to the average buyer and their children, bags and associated paraphernalia...

2019 Porsche Macan spied

The facelifted Porsche Macan has been spied in Europe this week, sporting a lot less camouflage and a bright green finish. It's believed that this particular vehicle is a pre-production car, as just about every Porsche development vehicle is finished in black, and the eye-catching exterior hue means we get a better look at the (minor) exterior revisions...

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...