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Porsche celebrates 70 years - video

In case you missed our podcast, the 911 Speedster reveal, and Taycan name announcement last week, Porsche is celebrating 70 years since its first car, the 356 Roadster, was registered. To celebrate, the brand has put together a brief video celebrating its history, and reiterating what it's all about...

2020 Porsche Taycan teased – video

Porsche has published a teaser video for its upcoming Taycan electric sports car, the production version of the Mission E concept. It won't enter the market until 2019, but the German marque is keen to highlight the fact it hasn't lost its mojo with electric power...

Dieselgate: Volkswagen fined $1.5 billion, Audi boss investigated

Germany has fined the Volkswagen Group €1 billion ($1.5 billion) for cheating its way past emissions bench tests, as part of the long-running Dieselgate The fine was imposed by the Braunschweig (a city in Lower Saxony, Germany) public prosecutor, which is investigating the Volkswagen Group over the (seemingly never-ending) Dieselgate saga...

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...

Porsche 911 Speedster concept unveiled

The Porsche 911 Speedster concept has been unveiled overnight, at an event to mark the brand's 70 years in the sports car business. The concept's body is based on the 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet, but has a lower and more steeply raked windscreen, as well as appropriately resized side windows...

Porsche Taycan: Mission E's production name revealed, here in 2020

Porsche has announced its first all-electric model, previewed by the Mission E, will be known as the Taycan when it enters production next year. According to Porsche, the Taycan name is a Eurasian word that roughly translates to "lively young horse" and is a reference to the "leaping steed" on the company's badge...

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...

Porsche GT2 RS hits the Nurburgring - video

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the most powerful 911 ever built, and carries a pretty serious reputation as a 'widow maker' if you don't treat it with enough respect. It also carries the production car record for the legendary North Loop, having lapped the track in 6:57.3 late last year. As a new owner living in Germany, the first thing we'd do is head to the Nurburgring and see if the reputation is accurate...

Adam Levine drives the Porsche Mission E concept – Video

Adam Levine may be known best as the lead singer of Maroon 5, but he's also quite the Porsche fan. In a new video published by the German sports car maker, the singer/songwriter steps out of his classic black 356 Speedster for a spin in the Mission E concept to see if it addresses his feeling that electric vehicles "don't have a soul"...

Porsche 911 Speedster snapped again

A peculiar Porsche has been snapped testing in the European alps, blending 911 GT3 running gear with a convertible soft top. What could it be? There are a couple of options. First, and most logical, is that the car is a mule for the 911 Speedster that, reportedly, is going to be unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed later this year...

Mark Webber takes the Porsche Mission E for a spin - video

After ending his Formula 1 career with Red Bull Racing, Mark Webber made the switch to World Endurance Championship (WEC) racing with Porsche. He's not competing anymore, but the Porsche partnership isn't over...